Work from home is one solution to prevent the acceleration of the transmission of Covid-19 disease, while still being able to run a business. How to work with this model is actually not difficult to do, even very helpful to provide work life balance to employees, while keeping the company productive.
Risks and Challenges of Implementing Work From Home
Actually, before the Corona Virus outbreak broke out, work from home had already been offered by most employers to their employees, especially at startup companies. But for some businesses, this policy is still relatively new. Some companies might be able to adapt quickly to this changing work pattern, but most still find it difficult. Following are the risks and challenges of implementing work from home:
Difficult to Communicate
When working from home, what happens is that face-to-face interaction is lost. The company is also afraid that this can cause difficulties in communicating. In fact, there are various ways out when face-to-face interaction is lost. For example with video calls and conference calls. It’s just that, not all employees are comfortable in this way. This relates to work culture. The computer screen that accompanies you is indeed very different from the hustle and bustle when holding meetings in the office with the presence of the whole team everyday.
Difficult to Monitor Employee Performance
Another consideration the company is reluctant to implement work from home is the difficulty of monitoring employee performance. They are of the view that employee performance is easier to … Read More