Employees Of The New Normal Put Work Flexibility Before Salary

New Normal

New Normal : Organizations and employees will need to work in a circle of trust to ensure work flexibility and greater autonomy. Diversity and gender equality within companies are other aspects that candidates are increasingly aware of.

The way in which we currently understand work has evolved in recent years and has given way to the construction of more diverse companies and employees, who have adopted flexibility, resilience, and adaptation to change as the keys to facing the new labor paradigm.

Diversity and inclusion within companies is another aspect that candidates are increasingly aware of, not only at the gender level but also in terms of age, race, and sexual orientation. According to the same survey, 63% of those surveyed consider parity a determining factor in making a professional decision.

New Work Environments

The combination of teleworking and face-to-face activity is a reality for most employees, a working model that 9 out of 10 candidates value positively. But, to enhance the benefits of the hybrid model, it is important to establish a transparent and trustworthy environment in which organizations offer autonomy and employees respond with responsibility and self-management capacity, as fundamental aspects for the hybrid work model to work.

As for physical spaces, offices are no longer a reflection of the company but a place where employees meet to collaborate with each other, establishing spaces for dialogue and optimizing time.

Motivation And Resilience: Keys To Build Super Teams

We live in constant change and it is essential that both organizations and employees know how to adapt quickly. In this context, the mission of HR leaders will be to ensure the suitability, solidarity, and resilience of candidates and to support organizations in the development and implementation of a coherent strategy, based on transparent communication and aligned with the objectives.

Technology adds to reinforces changes within organizations. This is how in the new normality, the “super teams” combine technology and talent to promote the transformation of the organization and make possible the reinvention, redesign, and reorganization of work.

Essential Skills In The New Normal

Although the technical skills of employees are important for organizations to be able to successfully face the changes that are to come, soft skills are gaining strength in the new normal. Among the most valued soft skills by organizations and

Selection managers highlight problem-solving (55.6%), 

team spirit (48.8%), and 

communication (45.7%). 

Next on the list are emotional intelligence and crisis management skills.

Flexibility Is The Protagonist

Trust and transparency are the cornerstones of productivity in a remote work environment. In this sense, flexibility plays a key role for both employees and organizations to operate in an increasingly agile environment. But to support and encourage flexible working, companies must establish a strong corporate culture that fosters a sense of belonging among employees based on open and empathic communication.

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