Most employees want to return to work, but not to business as usual.
Seventy percent of people plan to work in the office at least 3 days a week, but 55% want physical distancing and more cleaning, according to a recent Gensler survey.
As an HR leader, you play an important role in implementing policies and workplace software that keep employees safe.
Follow these guidelines and check out Teem's software to support a safe return to work.
A visitor management system that requires all employees and visitors to check in daily — and complete a short wellness check or self-assessment upon arrival — discourages sick employees from coming in. Per the CDC, employees should not have:
Make it clear how employees should notify you of a positive COVID-19 test and how you will notify others while protecting their privacy. That should include:
Ensure workspaces and chairs are at least six feet apart, or add barriers when this is not possible. Be sure to consider:
Unassigned desks don’t collect personal clutter, making them easier to clean. They also help you use space more efficiently when you have fewer employees in the office.
But 19% of employees are worried about sharing workspaces, according to the Gensler US Work From Home Survey. Update your protocols for hot desking, including:
To keep employees safe now and allow for greater flexibility after the threat of COVID-19 has subsided, you will need to update policies such as:
Considering the average employee receives over 100 emails each day, an announcement about an office closure due to COVID-19 might be easy to overlook. Use a mobile app to send notifications they can’t ignore, such as:
Teem’s new Return-to-Work Starter Kit makes it easy and affordable for companies of any size to return to work fast.
It’s a complete package of return-to-work technology that includes visitor management, desk booking, room scheduling, and a mobile app for one affordable price.
Help employees return to work safely with user-friendly workplace software and technology.