Coffee machines, ping pong tables and free parking sound great, don’t they? But the world of work is a very different place from what it was in 2019. As we continue to recover from the impact of the pandemic, we need to offer our employees a slightly less sexy benefit:
While this encompasses job security as a whole, it also covers the fundamentals of job descriptions, which may have been affected post-pandemic. With uncertainty around customers, economic downturns and a stable return to the office, your employees may be asking about:
1. Their working hours
2. Rates of pay (with furlough considerations)
3. Access to benefits schemes
4. Client retention
5. Your future plans for the business.
This puts the pressure on you - or your internal comms teams - to reassure employees without simply telling them what they want to hear.