Tech companies and their work from home strategy


A Challenging Time Ahead:

Due to the nation-wide lockdown, many companies are facing issues as to how they can keep motivating their employees during this time and how they can be more productive and derive results for the company. Since the work from home culture is here to stay for a bit longer, employees may not be encouraged enough to perform the same tasks that they used to while in office. There can be multiple reasons for this but one of the main reasons is the distraction that they face at home, whether it is due to performing household chores or a cluttered work desk or even because of lack of a work desk.

It is important for the HRs that they take necessary steps to engage the employees in effective practices wherein they can remain motivated. All these things can happen only when company make sure that the workers and employees working with them are at ease and feeling comfortable to work with them. Organisation employees or workers represent its strength, goodwill and image to handle the upcoming challenges. Organisation employees ensures that they are working with a good organisation that will groom them and will assure them a stable growth of their career.

Taking the Lead:

Given the current situation, the world is fighting a pandemic and it is really a test for companies by how well they manage their employees so as to minimise any fear they might have regarding their job security and the maximise their well-being. Many global tech giants have already made work from home a culture for employees so that their employees do not suffer.

  • Tata Consultancy Services:

Tata consultancy services (TCS) is counted among the most well reputed and established company in business world. It is very well known in terms of maintaining “Human Resources”. TCS has always come forward for their workers as well as for the society. Due to the global pandemic, TCS urged their employees to stay at home and perform their operations by staying safe. They announced that 75% of their 4.5 Lakh employees will permanently work from home, which is far beyond the industry average of 20%. They also made sure to provide all necessary help to their employees.

 

  • Infosys:

Infosys is one of the most established business across the globe. Infosys came up with the strategy that 95% of their employees of a total of 2.5 Lakh employees will “work from home”. Infosys also made sure that no employee feels inferior and that they remain motivated throughout their work from home experience. For this, Infosys came up with the plan that their employees will work on rotation basis so that no one feel biased and everyone get opportunity to work for organisation.

 

  • Facebook:

Facebook is among the top social industry in the world with large number of employees working under it. Due to the global pandemic the social media industry witnessed a boom as people used it more frequently to share news and gather information as well. Due to this it is necessary for them to maintain their operations so that their customers may not suffer. Facebook stated that almost 50% of their 48,000 employees will work from home till the end of the year, and from July onwards they will start opening their offices with 25% of their employees.

 

Conclusion:

With this work from home culture and to remain relevant in the market, it is important to make efficient use of a company’s most prized asset, the employees. A proper work environment should be provided to them so that they have a sense of belongingness towards the company.

For this, DESK talk has come up with an innovative solution for your employees, who might not have the right furniture at home to deliver the expected results. The aim is to create productive and ergonomic work from home environment. The desks are made locally with minimal design to avoid distractions and one can assemble them without any expert help.

DESK talk also provides customized company branded work stations to show that you actually care about your employees.

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