This session will cover all the areas that need to be thought about when your agency returns to the office.
This session will cover all the areas that need to be thought about when your agency returns to the office. We will all find our own ways to make it work, but there are some points to consider – and a lot of benefit in sharing experience. CPD has a role to play at every stage.
A Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, Mary was Employment Affairs adviser to the IPA for 15 years. She has worked in and around the ad industry as a consultant since 1986, and also works with small businesses and start-ups in other sectors as an adviser and freelance HR director. She is on the CPD Gold judging panel and has contributed to two of the IPA’s e-learning modules on people management.
Some people coming back full-time from the start? Time to think about:
Flexible working arrangements, with 2/3/4 days in the office and 2/3/1 working from home? This means reviewing:
Some people effectively working from home full-time, due to health, caring responsibilities or geographical distance? Consider:
For many agencies home will be the place where detailed, focussed work that needs concentration will be done. The office space is more likely to become a space for collaboration, face-to-face meetings, brainstorming and training. What are the implications of that for CPD?
Resetting personal plans and targets