It’s been months since much of the world implemented stay-at-home orders, forcing many businesses to enable employees to work from home with virtually no time to prepare.
This change meant leaders needed to think about technical challenges, security gaps, as well as effective communication and collaboration techniques for a remote workforce. Now, countries, states, and cities are lifting restrictions and encouraging businesses to slowly open their doors.
To ensure a smooth transition, start with your employees. Understand that the environment won’t be the same as it was before COVID-19 and people may be nervous about returning to the office. You can alleviate some concerns by preparing and communicating openly with your employees.
We’ve developed a series of checklists to help businesses as they reopen offices. The checklists cover four key imperatives for the transition: your employees, your office space, your technology stack, and your clients.