On April 16, 2020, the federal government released guidelines on “Opening Up America Again” to help governors make decisions on when to lift shelter-in-place orders for employers and individuals across their states. Here in the state of Ohio, we have been on lockdown since March 23, 2020 – which will expire on May 1, 2020.
States across America and countries across the world are grappling with the effects of shutting down economies to prioritize the health and safety of their people. Although we do not know when life will return to a “new normal,” we can begin to prepare our teams and workplaces for an eventual return to in-person work.
So, what exactly should leaders do now to ease the transition back to the office?