For as long as working remotely has been possible, managers have been suspicious of employee productivity from home. There has always been an unproven correlation between the quality and quantity of work done with a worker’s physical presence in an office. Without the watchful eye of the boss, can workers really be relied upon? The issue isn’t black or white.
The Grey Zone is a new weekly series written by the team at Hyde HR Law, in partnership with Talent Canada. This series explores various workplace issues that senior leaders and HR professionals should consider.