people gathered to form two giant human forms with upraised hands Putting more employee-centric decision-making at the forefront will ultimately increase employee engagement and morale, and in turn improve productivity. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The biggest mistake employers can make in 2021 is to act as though working from home is exactly the same as working in the office. Most companies were not designed to work from the home, so employers should stop promoting the idea that working from home is a luxury. Most employees did not make the decision to be a remote worker, and abrupt changes can negatively impact employee mental and physical health.

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