As the “new normal” transitions into the “next normal,” organizations must develop strategies for effective communication in the workplace that account for partial in-office returns and ensure remotely working employees don’t feel left out. There’s no one-size-fits-all for communication strategies given the evolving business priorities, so broadly applicable frameworks can lead to collaborative success.
Ask and Observe
Even before the world of work changed overnight, communication was difficult for many organizations. In the “next normal,” it has the potential to be even more ineffective. Employees must feel seen and heard to remain productive, so it’s vital that employees know that their leaders are paying attention.