Over the last few months, more and more employers have started to offer their employees the chance to work remotely. Some have even gone so far as to make it their primary mode of working. This is a step in the right direction for many reasons: it leads to greater employee satisfaction and retention, it cuts back on daily commutes which is better for the environment, and it can save employers a lot of money in the long run.
However, if these programs aren’t implemented carefully and with consideration to detail, they could have the opposite of their intended effect. In order to avoid this, talent teams and the companies they work for would be wise to familiarize themselves with the concept of dynamic work, which approaches remote work from a more holistic angle and seeks to empower employees and provide them with amazing experiences, no matter where they’re located.
In episode 16 of the Hiring Success Podcast, Kristina Johnson, Chief People Officer at Okta, Inc. discusses the key benefits of dynamic work, the kinds of workers it benefits most, and what companies should be mindful of before adopting similar policies.
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