Office door Saying that your “office door is always open” only works if you’re in an office. It’s much harder in a remote context.

As the economy emerges from the pandemic, many companies and their staff are looking at continuing the remote work style they refined during the lockdown. In some cases, this is motivated by the cost-savings and often increased productivity the companies discovered in the process. For employees, they have appreciated the extra time and flexibility the arrangement gives them, and few have missed their commutes.

John Mcfarland John McFarland, SHRM-CP, is senior vice president of client development for Vensure Employer Services.

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