Employee engagement is critical to building long-term relationships and boosting productivity across your team. And thanks largely in part to the latest technology, employee engagement has improved significantly in the past decade.
Many employee tasks that were previously manual or tedious are now automated, and technology empowers employees to tap into more flexible work arrangements when needed. Below, we’ve outlined benefits of tapping into the latest workplace technology to drive employee engagement.
1. Support flexible work arrangements
The latest workforce technology has made it more feasible for your employees to have flexible work arrangements – such as working remotely. For example, most employers offer their employees laptops and there are an abundance of chat and video capabilities available to ensure remote employees stay connected – including Google Hangouts, Slack, Skype and Zoom, to name a few.
Recently, in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many employers – and employees – who hadn’t previously experienced a remote work environment have had to quickly learn best practices to thrive as a remote team.
While the circumstances surrounding coronavirus are unprecedented, in normal circumstances, many employees would also benefit from a flexible work environment. For example, a lot of your team members likely
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