One of the biggest challenges of working remotely is the lack of social and collaborative connection that comes with face-time and proximity. In the absence of the regular in-office routines and conversations that help to cultivate psychological safety, employees – especially new hires that have been onboarded remotely – risk feeling isolated, invisible and inaccessible. In a hybrid working world, left alone, these are real concerns with material consequences on business.
Feeling disconnected from your peers and from leaders impacts productivity, culture and employees’ ability – and willingness – to collaborate and innovate.
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