Hybrid Work and Employee Wellbeing.
With the outbreak of the Coronavirus in 2019, many of our daily activities and routines have been impacted. This has led to the inception of new work trends at the workplace.
Statistics show that 73% of employees want remote work options to stay and with that spike in demand 80% of leaders say they plan to make major changes to their flexible work policies. Today many organizations have embraced the hybrid work environment with many of their employees working from the comfort of their homes while others work within the physical premises of their organization.
With this new work trend comes new challenges. It has been reported globally that 81% of hybrid workers complain of being burned out. How do these employees maintain a balance between being productive and improving their well-being?
Here are some helpful tips to achieve that:
1. Set goals and priorities (and stick to them).
Set achievable goals by implementing time-management strategies, analyzing your to-do list, and cutting out tasks that have little to no value.
Pay attention to when you are most productive at work and block that time off for your most important work-related activities. Avoid checking your emails and phone every few minutes, as those are major time-wasting tasks that derail your attention and productivity. Structuring your day can increase productivity at work, which can result in more free time to relax outside of work.
2. Make time for yourself and your loved ones.
While your job is important, it shouldn’t be your entire life. You should prioritize the activities or hobbies that make you happy. If you do not firmly plan for personal time, you will never have time to do other things outside of work
3. Prioritize your health.
Your overall physical, emotional, and mental health should be your main concern. If you struggle with anxiety or depression and think therapy would benefit you, fit those sessions into your schedule. Prioritizing your health first and foremost will make you a better employee and person.