“New Study Shows SMEs Are Leading the Hybrid Work Revolution to Win the Talent Wars” is an article published on Forbes the last year.
Throughout the article, the author inspects the potentialities and consequences of the hybrid work in the transformed working landscape, particularly for SMEs managers.
First and foremost, the author highlights the usefulness of hybrid work in attracting new talents and highly qualified personnel, which has been recently reported as one of the most difficult challenges for managers and employers. As pointed out by the article, “Hybrid work, which combines remote work with in-office work, offers a way for SMEs to access a wider pool of talent and hire the best people faster”.
As a matter of facts, the attractiveness of hybrid work allows SMEs to operate at full capacity while guaranteeing the employees the benefits of diversity and inclusion.
In addition, the author claims that the hybrid work “allows for greater flexibility and work-life balance”, resulting in an increased job satisfaction and enhanced productivity experienced by the personnel.
Nevertheless, the article brings to light some downsides that may arise from the hybrid work. For instance, the difficulty of maintaining a sense of teamwork and collaboration when working remotely, as well as the risk of burnout and overwork.
The PROSPER project perfectly adheres to the statements emerging from the present article.
The Results foreseen and realized within the PROSPER’s activities are aimed at harnessing the potentiality of hybrid work for SMEs by leveraging the flexibility and inclusivity of this working method.
Particularly the Result 2, the online course for SMEs managers, is aimed at equipping them with the essential knowledge and skills to modernize their management practices, with a specific focus on the hybrid work management.
Furthermore, the PROSPER project takes into consideration the potential downsides of the hybrid work that emerged even in the article.
The digital platform designed for the online course (R2), as well as the training for the SMEs manager trainers (R3), provides a set of knowledge and tools fundamental to prevent or tackle the possible negative effects of the hybrid work.
You can find our online course here: https://course.prosper-project.eu/
Overall, the PROSPER project delves into hybrid work management by embracing the topic at 360° and equipping the target groups with a set of tools and skills widely recognized as crucial to streamline the hybrid work process and prevent the most worrying downsides, as pointed out by the present article.