Working from home on a regular basis poses challenges for employees and employers alike. While many organizations see a boost in productivity with employees at home due to less time socializing, it has an impact that cuts both ways. The lack of socialization can negatively impact employee mental health and team cohesion.
According to Clutch, a data-driven field guide for B2B buying and hiring decisions, 60% of employees have spent less time socializing with co-workers since they began working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic
How to Stay Connected with Co-workers
Although it’s tough, staying connected with your co-workers while you’re working from home can help you boost your social well-being. Here are some ways to stay connected while working from home
Remember Communication is Key
Regular and effective communication can be beneficial when working from home in order to stay on track and to keep yourself feeling socially engaged.