Sustain Work-From-Home in the New Normal Storyboard

Ensure work-from-home is planned, integrated, and supported during the pandemic and beyond.

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Companies who do not offer a formal work-from-home programs:

  • Are not as competitive in the job market against companies that offer more flexibility.
  • Risk lower employee engagement than companies that offer work-from-home due to changes in employee expectations of work-from-home options.
  • Lack clear criteria and processes for making decisions about who can and cannot work-from-home, which can lead to perceptions of favoritism.

Work-from-home programs offer:

  • Operational and employee cost savings.
  • Increased talent attraction and retention as well as productivity and engagement.
  • Operational continuity in the event of a disaster that prevents employees from coming into the office.

Module 1: Assess Data and Establish Program Purpose

The Purpose

  • Identify work units and roles working from home during the pandemic.
  • Assess the current state of WFH for each applicable work unit.
  • Determine program goals and metrics to track success.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Identified work units and roles working from home during the pandemic.
  • Assessed the current state of WFH for each applicable work unit.
  • Determined program goals and metrics to track success.

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Analyze current state of WFH.
  • WFH organizational information and employee feedback analyzed
1.2 Identify program goals and metrics.
  • Program goals and metrics identified
1.3 Define work units.
  • Work units defined

Module 2: Select WFH Options and Program Parameters

The Purpose

  • Determine the suitability of each work unit to WFH.
  • Review the different WFH options.
  • Choose the WFH option for each work unit that best aligns with the organizational context.
  • Identify employee eligibility parameters for the WFH program.
  • Identify time parameters for the WFH program.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Evaluated the suitability of each work unit to WFH.
  • Assessed the different WFH options.
  • Chose the WFH option for work units that best aligns with the organizational context.
  • Established approach for identifying employee eligibility and time parameters for the WFH program.

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Assess work unit and role suitability to WFH.
  • Work unit and role suitability to WFH assessed
2.2 Select WFH options for work units.
  • WFH options for work units selected
2.3 Identify program parameters and finalize approach to validate role eligibility to WFH.
  • Program parameters and approach outlined to validate role eligibility to WFH

Module 3: Analyze Impacts to Policies

The Purpose

  • Review the impact of WFH on the various supporting policies and programs.
  • Evaluate technology needs.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Identified ideas for policies and programs that need to be added, updated, or modified to support WFH.
  • Gauged technology needs.

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Review impact to culture, communication, and engagement.
  • Impact to culture, communication, and engagement reviewed
3.2 Brainstorm ideas to sustain culture, communication, and engagement.
  • Ideas to sustain culture, communication, and engagement gathered
3.3 Identify required technology and key supporting programs.
  • Required technology and key supporting programs identified

Module 4: Evaluate HR Programs and Establish WFH Program Oversight

The Purpose

  • Plan modifications to identified talent management programs to support the WFH program.
  • Determine the resources and support required to enable the WFH program.
  • Establish approach to evaluating and the WFH program.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Identified modifications to talent management programs.
  • Verified the resources and support required to coordinate and run the program.
  • Defined approach for the WFH program evaluation.

Activities: Outputs:
4.1 Review updates to talent management programs.
  • Updates to talent management programs reviewed
4.2 Determine coordination requirements and program roles and responsibilities.
  • Coordination requirements and program roles and responsibilities determined
4.3 Determine WFH program evaluation approach.
  • WFH program evaluation approach established

Module 5: Plan for Implementation

The Purpose

  • Create a program rollout schedule.
  • Prepare to solicit required approvals on the WFH program design.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Outlined roadmap for program rollout.
  • Developed presentation to gain required approvals on the WFH program.

Activities: Outputs:
5.1 Determine high-level milestones and key next steps.
  • High-level milestones and key next steps mapped out
5.2 Consolidate information for executive summary presentation.
  • Information for executive summary presentation created

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