Things just got real. What we thought was a few months of isolation, quarantine, and social distancing is now called the new normal. Ergonomically designed, swanky office spaces have now been swapped with living room couches, dining tables, and the bed! The shifts are not temporary, they are tectonic.
How can one now accept these new realities as the old continue to stay? Career growth is important but so are kid’s schedules and shopping for essentials. Office commute is down to 0% but household chores are at an all-time high and so is stress and anxiety.
The current realities in the new normal have shown us that employee wellbeing is important – now more than ever! Employee wellbeing will play a role in defining an organization’s ability to make it through these tough times and beyond.
What is employee wellbeing in this new normal? Gyms, recreation rooms, and even football fields are mere ghosts of the past. So now what can an organisation do to ensure their employee’s wellbeing?