The onset of COVID-19 forced much of the nation's workforce to adopt a remote work model quickly. With uncertainty still ahead of us, much of this workforce will continue to work remotely for the foreseeable future. Executive leaders and managers now face a new challenge: engaging and motivating a remote team.
While the drivers of engagement remain the same, effective leaders must flex their styles to the “new normal” and support their employees in doing the same. This piece in our Forward – Going Beyond COVID-19 communication series outlines three concrete actions for leaders to take immediately to build their team's engagement. While the future beyond COVID-19 remains unclear, the adoption of a remote work model is one impactful change that will likely endure.