In 2022, researchers report, some 60% of companies will convert to a hybrid workplace model, combining remote work with some in-office presence. Many find this new schedule difficult and stressful. Danielle Abril of The Washington Post cites experts who outline five strategies employees can use to ease the transition to hybrid work.
Take five steps to ease hybrid work stress.
Across the United States, employees are returning to the office for part of the work week, creating a new hybrid model. Forrester’s research predicts that in 2022, 60% of businesses will follow a hybrid work schedule, having employees work some days remotely and other days in-office. Adapting to this new split schedule has proven jarring, stressful and anxiety-provoking for many employees.
Employers should adopt policies that benefit their companies and boost their workers’ well-being. Experts suggest five strategies you can use to improve your hybrid work experience:
Plan to balance your office and home hours.
Pre-COVID-19, commuting to an office meant you had to plan travel time, pack a lunch and do the laundry. Working from home, you didn’t need to plan to feed...
Danielle Abril, tech-at-work writer at The Washington Post, also reported for Fortune and Dallas Business Journal.