Glossary of Human Resources Management and Employee Benefit Terms
Hybrid work refers to a work arrangement that combines remote work and in-person work at the office. It offers employees the flexibility to divide their work time between working remotely, typically from home, and working on-site at the office. With the rise of technology and changing work dynamics, many organizations have adopted hybrid work models to provide a balance between the benefits of remote work and the collaboration and social aspects of in-person work.
A work model that combines both remote and in-office work, offering flexibility to employees for a more balanced approach to work.
The benefits of hybrid work for employees and employers include:
Challenges that can arise with hybrid work are:
Let’s see how hybrid work differs from traditional office work and fully remote work -
Traditional office-based work
Fully remote work
Organizations implement hybrid work models by:
Communication and collaboration happen in a hybrid work setup with:
These are short surveys that can be sent frequently to check what your employees think about an issue quickly. The survey comprises fewer questions (not more than 10) to get the information quickly. These can be administered at regular intervals (monthly/weekly/quarterly).
Having periodic, hour-long meetings for an informal chat with every team member is an excellent way to get a true sense of what’s happening with them. Since it is a safe and private conversation, it helps you get better details about an issue.
eNPS (employee Net Promoter score) is one of the simplest yet effective ways to assess your employee's opinion of your company. It includes one intriguing question that gauges loyalty. An example of eNPS questions include: How likely are you to recommend our company to others? Employees respond to the eNPS survey on a scale of 1-10, where 10 denotes they are ‘highly likely’ to recommend the company and 1 signifies they are ‘highly unlikely’ to recommend it.
The following technologies or tools support hybrid work in many ways: