HYBRID WORKFORCE SOLUTION
Build a hybrid workforce that’s robust, responsive, and resilient.
The old ways of working are over. Now, you need a new approach to professional work and collaboration—one that combines the best of colocated and the best of remote. A contemporary plan that equips your talent and your teams to thrive, wherever and however they work. It’s time to build your hybrid workforce. Better Still can be your partner.
We specialize in making very good teams, team leaders, and team contributors even better—especially when they need new, superior ways of working together. Our tool-based methods are practical, accessible, and tailored to your requirements. And they’re ideally suited to the challenges of building a hybrid workforce.
A hybrid workforce requires:
You may have taken first steps to create a hybrid workplace in response to COVID-19. Now is the time to shift from reactive thinking to a strategic, holistic approach to hybrid, so your organization is prepared to excel in the post-pandemic era of work.
How Better Still can help you succeed with hybrid
Better Still can work with you to:
- Evaluate your organization’s current work practices in relation to the requirements of a robust hybrid workforce
- Develop a strategy to migrate to hybrid practices
- Design and implement a change methodology to support the transition
- Create standards of excellence to sustain hybrid work
- Build the capabilities of team leaders and team contributors to work well in a hybrid environment
- Establish a culture where hybrid practices thrive
Let’s look a little deeper at how Better Still will advance your hybrid agenda.
Evaluate your organization’s current work practices in relation to the requirements of a robust hybrid workforce
Distribute Better Still’s Hybrid Workforce Readiness Assessment to your organization’s leaders and key staff. We’ll tally and analyze your results, then share our findings and recommendations with you.
Develop a strategy to migrate to hybrid practices
Better Still will design and facilitate a strategy session among key leaders to help you devise a smart hybrid-workforce plan. We’ll use our acclaimed, proprietary Better Still Tools to augment how you think together, and to aid you in making excellent decisions. Sample tools include:
Design and implement a change methodology to support the transition
Even if you made rapid, improvisational changes to navigate COVID, now is the time to apply best practices to create smart, sustainable changes to advance your hybrid- workforce strategy. We’ll apply Better Still’s six-step Sane Change method, engaging a special hybrid change team in your organization to guide the transition.
Create standards of excellence to sustain hybrid work
The requirements of a hybrid workforce are different from either a colocated or a remote one. From agreements about work allocations, to equity in assignments, to how hybrid teams communicate and decide—you’ll need new or updated standards to navigate the terrain of hybrid. Better Still will introduce you to our comprehensive approach to defining and managing standards, using Better Still Tools such as:
Build the capabilities of team leaders and team contributors to excel in a hybrid environment
The success of a hybrid workforce depends on the daily success of how your people work together in the new arrangements. Better Still will support both team leaders and team contributors to create hybrid-first practices to strengthen communication, relationships, trust, work processes, decision-making, coordination, and more. We’ll call upon our Better Still Teamwork Toolkits for Team Leaders and Team Contributors, adapting them for the opportunities that hybrid represents.
Establish a culture where hybrid practices thrive
Experts agree: There’s no going back to the old way of working. To bring your organizational culture forward to embrace the full potential of a hybrid workforce, you’ll need to revisit your culture’s unique attributes, and determine which to maintain and which to update. To help you, Better Still will apply ingredients from steps 1 through 5 above, along with our seven Better Still Catalysts, so you can create a hybrid workforce culture that’s robust, responsive, and resilient.
There are many opportunities for your organization when you build a hybrid workforce. There are challenges, too. Don’t miss the moment to make hybrid a centerpiece of how you work today and tomorrow. Please contact us, and we’ll explore the possibilities with you.