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Engaging Remote Employees During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Engaging Remote Employees During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted On: April 2, 2020 by VGM Insurance in: Healthcare Risk Management, Risk Management Tips

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused unprecedented changes for many industries. As social distancing is encouraged, gatherings with over 10 people are banned and stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders for all nonessential employees are issued, many employers are asking their employees to work from home. For some employees, working from home is business as usual. For others, this may be the first time they’ve telecommuted. This working arrangement may seem exciting at first, but it can lose its luster over time, resulting in disengaged employees. And, when employees aren’t engaged, their productivity and motivation can suffer. It’s up to managers to keep their telecommuting employees engaged during these times. Listed below are five ways you can keep employees engaged while they work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prioritize Communication Remote employees can often feel like they’re left out of the loop. As such, it’s

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