While some companies had work-from-home (WFH) practices in place long before COVID-19 emerged, many did not. Many had to scramble to get employees into remote settings, except for those who have been classified as essential workers.
Chris Wilson, CEO at Smart Furniture in Chattanooga, Tennessee, says that over the past few months, he’s heard from many business leaders—an increasing number in Human Resources—interested in getting their remote teams established with the best at-home policies possible.
Taking a Long-Term Approach
Initially, says Wilson, many employers acted quickly to provide stipends to team members to help them be more comfortable working from home. The top purchases these stipends were used for tended to be office chairs, he says.
Recently, though, he says he’s “seen a jump in other items such as footrests and desk converters as people are realizing. . .
Source: HR Daily Advisor