How do we mentor in a remote, distributed workforce? The article discusses how remote mentoring can promote equity and build relationships free from the biases of in person. Remote mentoring allows expansion of the pool to make great mentor/mentee matches that prioritize shared interests and values over logistics.
When it comes to psychological safety, managers had traditionally focused on enabling candor and dissent with respect to work content. As the boundary between work and life becomes increasingly blurry, managers must make staffing, scheduling, and coordination decisions that take into account employees’ personal circumstances The authors suggest five steps to create a culture of psychological safety that extends beyond the work content to include broader aspects of employees’ experiences.
With the global pandemic slowly coming to an end in the United States, companies will be wanting their employees to come back to the office in some form. This article will give some ideas of what you should expect once you head back to the workplace.