With the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, remote working is one of the most popular words all around the world. During the lockdown, employees left the offices and locked up in the homes, and they are quite used to working remotely this way.
What is Remote Working?
Remote working is basically that employees work out of the office. People can work at home or in a cafe etc. However, going to the office every day is not compulsory.
3 Reasons Why Remote Working Is Ending
Also, remote workers encounter some difficulties when working from home. These difficulties can be listed as the reasons for the end of working remotely such as:
- Consistent Communication Problems
Communication between employers and employees may become difficult when working from home.
- Work-Life Imbalance
The lack of face-to-face interaction may lead to social isolation in employees’ lives.
- Self Discipline Issues
Productivity may decline since remote working. It is more difficult to focus on projects or reports when working from home.
Employees generally suffer from overtime work, overwork, feeling under-appreciated, feeling under pressure, boredom, etc. when they work from home.
Employers also worry about distributed workforce, insecure technological devices, the lack of collaboration, etc.
How Can We Deal With The Death of Working Remotely
- Instead of remote work, hybrid work can be an alternative to working remotely. Many white-collar workers are willing to return to the office even for a few days in a week.
- Employers can consistently keep in touch with employees one-on-one via video conference service platforms.
- Maintaining a work-life balance is very important. Employees can spend time with their families or friends out of working hours.
- Do not talk business with your employees out of working hours.
- Scheduling weekly meetings can prevent consistent communication issues.
- Using technological devices more effectively and increasing productivity can enable to continue working remotely.