The return to work will look different for every organization. We’ve seen a spectrum of approaches including already getting back in the office to a remote-first experience. What makes the most sense for your company?
Who you have on your designated “Return Team” to manage the slow return to the office after COVID-19 is just as important as having a dedicated team at all. This post covers who needs to be involved and how responsibilities may change over time.
This past Friday, Robin observed Juneteenth. Our CEO Sam Dunn challenged the team to read, learn, and listen. Sam shared his personal Juneteeth reflection and Robin’s long-term commitments for change in a company-wide email. Read it here.
Based on their own return to work survey data and findings from external organizations around “the greatest remote work experiment of all time”, workplace teams can look into what would work best for their office after COVID-19. Most importantly, how big of a part should remote play in your return to work plan?
Employee apprehension will be high when it comes time to return to the office after COVID-19. The best way to combat that is through clear, predictable communication around high anxiety topics like physical distancing, interpersonal interactions, and remote work expectations.
As the response to COVID-19 continues to unfold across the country, one thing is certain: getting back into the office won’t happen as rapidly as getting out did. Based on the national and local guidelines, we mapped out a four-phased approach for returning to the office.
In this week’s Q&A series, we cover what you can expect throughout Robin implementation and onboarding including timeline, customer success manager support, how we help you convert your existing floor plan, and more.
Mid-April our own leader Sam Dunn joined forces with CEO’s Eric Graham at CrowdComfort and Dan Ryan at VergeSense to share their perspectives on the workplace industry during this unprecedented time and help us all start tackling the new world of work.
COVID-19 has taught us that many people don’t need an office to do their work. To help support a long-term workplace vision, we’re investing in a few ways to simplify the process of testing new office seating chart arrangements with flexibility and physical distancing using our desk management software.
Whether engaging in maintenance cleaning, or CDC-advised disinfection for COVID-19, you’ll need the right equipment, a solid plan, and a team. This office cleaning checklist is the best first step to help create an office safety plan.
This employee survey template helps uncover what did and didn’t work well for employees in their work from home setups and what they want to see in the workplace when they return. These results will help prioritize what people need to be productive and comfortable in the workplace after COVID-19.
We brought workplace experts from different industries together to talk about strategies for returning to a post-COVID-19 office. While no two transitions will look exactly alike, listen to the three priorities that stood out across organizations in this video.
Yesterday the USA previewed the first national guidelines for how the return to office would unfold. They aren’t complete, but the themes emerging indicate companies will need to make big changes to how they operate for the mid-term.
For teams planning for the transition back to the office, Robin’s enhanced desk and space management tool can help make that process easier by saving hours (even days) of manual work. Using a flexible strategy to limit density in the office, skip the spreadsheet and update the office floor plan in one sitting, with a simple-to-use office seating chart on an interactive map.
With their teams safely out of the office and plugged in remotely brings the opportunity for workplace teams to plan a smooth transition for when it comes time to go back to the office. Our team of workplace experts and virtual tools to map out new floor plans and seating arrangements are here to help.
We talked to workplace experience experts about what they believe the transition back to the office will look like. Suddenly, a more flexible workplace strategy doesn’t seem so far-reaching, even for the most traditional enterprises.
In this Q/A with Office Manager at thoughtbot, Larissa Lam, we talk about emerging trends in office management, how office managers are the glue keeping workplace teams together, and how her responsibilities are changing with new WFH initiatives.
As champions of great work experiences, we want to help everyone stay healthy while sharing common workspaces. Here are some recommended tips for office safety, health and sanitization during COVID-19.
Our CEO, Sam Dunn, a self-professed introvert and lover of all things workplace, took the time to write from his own perspective about what it’s like being an introvert in an open office and the design tactics to incorporate into the workplace to help introverts thrive.
To truly understand how well your office space, tech, and policies serve your people, you need to craft an employee engagement survey.