COVID-19 Changed Working Forever
Remote working had a big moment when COVID-19 forced companies all over the world to send their employees home. For many employers it was a big change to suddenly to give employees the freedom they need to work from home, but once everyone settled in, many office teams quickly realised that employees are productive and focused when they are no longer in the office.
Everywhere employers are beginning to understand that remote work really works and part-time from home can save an organisation over $4,000 a year.
Benefits of Employees Working from Home
By allowing their employees to continue working from home, companies can make significant long-term cost savings. These savings not only benefit workers but add up and put more money in their pockets. You can reduce or offset expenses such as buying lunch, food, transportation, travel, health insurance and more.
Research has found a typical company can save about thousands of dollars per year if employees work at least partially from home. According to a recent study in the US by the National Labour Relations Board, Collectively, US Employers save more than $30 billion a day by allowing their employees to work from home.
How to Improve Employee Engagement
Businesses however, have been struggling for ideas to ensure that their staff continue to be engaged and feel like a part of their team while working from home. Virtual teambuilding has the potential to make remote teams feel as close as possible. This is especially true if you use goals, vision and enthusiasm to plan your team's future remotely, not only for the short-term but also for long-term success.
Not ones to stop innovating, in a new European and Australian Businesses have begun sending Flowers, Gifts and Hampers to their Employees. Ensuring their staff are recognised outside of the office by acknowledging life event of their team members with a physical experience - like sending a hamper or a custom flower arrangement hand-delivered to their home.
Sending Flowers & Gifts To Employees
By sending gifts, big or small, staff feel valued, respected and encouraged by their employers. Flowers or Hamper Gift Sets are an easy way to engage with your staff members with a small outlay that is offset by cost reductions from Remote Working.
Ensure you are continuously looking after your staff working from home, by sending them Flowers today from Flowers Gold Coast, it's a gentle touch that will be well received by your employees.