By: Victor Ocasio
A year ago, working from home might have sounded like a dream come true. No commute, comfy clothes, more flexible hours. But in the age of COVID-19, with many workers suddenly setting up laptops on their kitchen tables, it’s become clear that keeping up productivity and morale can be tough.
“Not every manager is built to manage remote employees, and not every employee is built to work remotely,” said Rob Basso, chief executive of Associated Human Capital Management in Plainview, which handles payroll and HR functions for about 1,000 small and mid-size firms. “Can they muddle through for at least a couple of months? Yes, I think they could.”