How to Create a Hybrid Work Schedule

2020 forced businesses of all sizes to rapidly readjust. Transitioning to fully remote, often with little strategy in place, many employers braced for the worst. Luckily, after two years of remote and hybrid work, the results have been promising—employees are more productive and even happier working from home.  While employees have begun to indicate that …

Establishing Employee Equity in a Hybrid Work Environment

Hybrid work is rapidly expanding. Organizations are looking to return to the office, but they’re also trying to listen to the voices of their employees, who don’t want to lose out on the flexibility remote work offers. It’s hardly surprising that most employees aren’t exactly rushing back to the office. While there are pros and …

Team Communication Best Practices for Hybrid Work

Communication breakdown is all too common when it comes to hybrid work. It’s nothing to feel bad about—we’ve adjusted to a new way of work, but we haven’t quite adjusted to the new way of team communication that comes with it—at least not yet. The good news is that there are plenty of ideas floating …

Collaboration Skills: The Importance of Ideation and Feedback

Working as a team looks pretty different today than it did a few years ago. More than a quarter of the workforce now prefers fully remote positions, and even more see hybrid work models as the ideal solution to improving their own work-life balance. The way we work is evolving. A new way of work …

Forget Going Back to the Office. Here’s Why Remote Work Is Here to Stay

The modern office has been evolving over the past few years. Even now, more than two years removed from Covid-19 rendering in-person office work an impossibility, nearly half of all full-time U.S. workers continue to work remotely — and many are looking to completely forget going back to the office. Once considered a unique perk and …

Hybrid Work Model: Is There an Emotional Impact?

The hybrid work model has been having a moment for quite some time. It’s often referred to as “the future of work,” and both employers and employees are looking favorably toward the new normal, where workers have greater flexibility to split their work time between home and the office. In fact, one Gallup survey found …

Team Connection: 5 Ways to Stay Connected With Your Team as a Remote Employee

As new workplaces take shape, many employees are heading back to work or settling into hybrid models. For some employees, though, it’s business as usual from home. Creating a strong team connection can be one of the most difficult things for these remote employees. Amid all the back-to-work excitement, it’s not surprising that forever-remote employees …

Looking to Improve Collaboration in Your Organization? Try This.

The past couple of years have completely upended the way that most people collaborate with their colleagues. Through all of this, one major takeaway we’ve learned at Vibe is that technology is key to collaboration in a changing world, and that will remain true far into the future. Smartboards are among the most effective ways …

The 8 Best Virtual Team-Building Games for Remote Employees

At this point in the new era of remote work, you’ve probably experienced a team-building activity that felt like a waste of time. (Read: that game of two truths and a lie that no one really wanted to play.) While it’s no secret better-connected remote teams are more collaborative and productive, not all team-building activities …

7 Hybrid Work Tips: Making the Most of Your Team’s In-office Time

Remote work has been the reality for many for a couple of years now.  Today, with a return to the office fresh on many people’s minds, the question of what work will actually look like has yet to be answered. For many organizations, a hybrid model of work is being proposed that would see standard …