While more bosses want their staff to return to the office, managers say companies must outline work-from-home guidelines to ensure management or workers are not short-changed, should the need to work remotely arises again.
Working from home can be fun and productive, but nothing beats interacting with colleagues.
The government’s aim of expanding work from home arrangement for the public and private sectors will only work if employers draw up an effective strategy for their workers, says leadership coach Faridah Hameed.
A recent survey shows that nine of out 10 Malaysians prefer to work from home but Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan says workers cannot dictate how they want to get the job done.
It will be tough for many people who go back to work tomorrow following the relaxation of the Movement Control Order. Purwaiz Alam narrates lightheartedly how not much has changed despite the new normal.