Almost two-thirds of HR professionals expect increases in their workloads as a result of ongoing home working conditions post pandemic, a survey has found. Whilst another poll found that half of employees would quit without flexible working post-pandemic. Additionally, the majority of professionals said their organisations were planning to offer some or all of their employees remote working going forward.
Commenting on these results, professional HR consultant and coach Gemma Bullivant mentions the management changes needed to move to remote working would temporarily increase the workload for HR teams. She states that HR practitioners, “might need to put pressure on other senior leaders” to choose the approach that ensures workload is contained and invested in the appropriate areas.
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