Human resources concept “The hybrid workplace environment has led to a whole new set of skills that employees need to learn,” says NovoEd’s Todd Moran. (Image: Shutterstock)

Despite all of the benefits of working from home, many employees, especially those just starting out their career, have at least one major concern: the lack of opportunities to network and advance their careers.

Indeed, in a virtual environment, many of the professional relationships that would evolve naturally through regular in-office interactions just don’t happen. Even companies’ intentional mentorship programs have taken a hit over the past year.

Emily Payne

Emily Payne is the current deputy editor for ALM's Regulated Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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