It is a good time to start thinking about strategic HR plan for next year, and that plan should include updates to your employee handbook.
With policies and procedures mapped out, your business will have an advantage in navigating employees returning to work or continuing hybrid work, cyber policies, and health and safety guidelines.
Policies and Practical Tips to Prepare for a Hybrid Work Culture
“A hybrid work model is one that allows employees the option of working in physical office locations, or remotely, or a combination of the two. As vaccinations make it possible to get back to normal, “normal” is going to look different for every company. One thing is certain: no matter what your work model looks like after the pandemic, employers will need to communicate their policy and expectations.” Read more.
Jean Ohman Back, 6/17/2021, accessed 7/30/2021, https://www.hcamag.com/ca/specialization/employment-law/the-legal-aspects-to-include-in-a-hybrid-work-policy/292707
How to Develop a Hybrid Work Policy Post-Pandemic
“with a hybrid work policy, certain tasks can be done anywhere, while other tasks are more effectively completed at home or at the office. A hybrid work policy merges the benefits for businesses and their employees.” Read the full article here
Brigham, Calhoun, Whitson & Associates, PC, 7/1/2021, Brigham, Calhoun, Whitson & Associates, PC, accessed 7/30/2021, https://www.brighamcalhoun.com/how-to-develop-a-hybrid-work-policy-post-pandemic/?dcarticleid=1768
Hybrid work policies: The new make-or-break for recruiting
“Results of a recent Aon Pulse Survey offer a glimpse of what direction employers are heading in crafting their policies. Very few anticipate a return to the full five-day workweek, but they have some time to think about it still, with about half of employers not planning a return to the office until Q3. And it would behoove employers not to rush the decision, as it will set the stage for future recruiting and retention efforts.” Read more here
By Emily Payne and Chris Nicholls, 6/7/2021, Benefits PRO, accessed 7/30/2021, https://www.benefitspro.com/2021/06/07/hybrid-work-policies-the-new-make-or-break-for-recruiting/?slreturn=20210630112958
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Jennifer Adcock, MS, SPHR, SHRMP-SCP, CSP, sHRBP – Jennifer applies her expertise in strategic human resources and leadership training to support her clients in the development of their organizational infrastructure and their people. She works together with clients to create, deliver, and implement a plan of action that supports the company’s present and future goals. As a strategist, Jennifer collaborates with business leaders and executives to create and implement plans of action with regard to training, employee retention, policies & procedures, performance management systems, and employee development plans.