Long before the headlines screamed 'critical talent shortages' and 'The Great Resignation,' GM CEO Mary Barra said something that now seems quite prophetic.
"Where the work permits, employees (should) have the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals," Barra said. "It is up to the leaders to focus on the work, not the where."
While she made these comments in the throes of Covid, today, they are a clarion call to stop the flood of workers leaving their jobs. Recognising the power of flexibility to not only retain/attract your employees but also pave the way for their productivity and engagement, here are three tips to get flexibility right.