The workplace is about more than just work. It is a social environment where people can interact on a personal level, and these interactions play a large role in fulfilling our need for Human connectivity. When working remotely, people lack the chance to forge meaningful connections with their colleagues. As a result, employees commonly cite loneliness as one of the primary repercussions of working remotely.
Working from an office means day to day interactions with the people you work with. Without this physical presence, it can be difficult for remote workers to create meaningful relationships and maintain visibility. Communities@work by MixR allows remote workers to join interest-based communities, discover like-minded individuals and develop a strong sense of community and belonging.
MixR provides remote and in-office co-workers alike with the same opportunities to build community and connect with each other in meaningful ways. Remote workers are also encouraged to join and create location based communities to further interact with those from their organization that live close by. A strong sense of community enables every employee to do their best work alongside people they trust.
Employee engagement is at the core of a company’s success. Business or work units that score in the top quartile of their organization in employee engagement have nearly double the odds of success than those in the bottom quartile. Engaged employees are more focused, more capable oflearn more
Trust is an essential factor in tackling Change effectively. When employees trust organizational leadership, they are six times more likely to be engaged. Once trust is established, employees and their leaders can work together more effectively, are more willing to embrace change and are more likelylearn more