How can employers develop a culture that enables the kind of hybrid working – part office, part remote – that so many workers want to see more of after Covid?
Hybrid working comes out time and time again in surveys as the top choice for how workers wish to work in the post-Covid world. Hybrid working means working some of the week in the office and some remotely. But how do employers make hybrid working work?
A new white paper from agile working experts The Culture Builders focuses on creating the right culture for hybrid working. That means building on three main pillars – what we believe, how we behave and the tools we use.
‘What we believe’ – as a team or organisation – covers our ambitions, values and our response to Covid. ‘How we behave’ links to whether our response is consistent with what we believe. ‘The tools we use’ centres around the systems, processes, technologies, environments and equipment that help us to behave consistently with our values and beliefs.
The white paper talks about the need to create “a third culture” which is co-created between workers in the office and working remotely which ensures everyone stays connected and feels part of the organisation and able to thrive. That means: