Modeling figures with one jumping As employers attempt to lure furloughed workers back, they will also need to seek out meaningful benefits that can set them apart from the competition.

For the first time in our lifetime, the world hit “pause” as the COVID-19 pandemic forced people into their homes and disrupted the world as we once knew it. Living rooms became makeshift boardrooms, and kitchen tables became the base for seemingly endless Zoom calls. The workplace we left behind was completely shattered. And that might have been the best thing to happen to work in a long time.

As the country attempts to reopen, it’s clear that HR leaders will need to re-evaluate the ways in which companies work and find novel ways to operate leaner, smarter and with greater efficiency. At the same time, they will be challenged to ensure the safety and well-being of their workforces by carefully planning for the physical environments that their workers will return to. Not to mention they will need to define a new culture, one that is supported remotely.

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