The arrival of COVID-19 has shifted the dynamics of the business and working landscape. Many major companies and corporations such as the likes of Google, Twitter, and Amazon have been encouraging staff to work remotely. Locally, Telstra has advised that Australian-based office staff that are able to do so should work from home until the end of the month at this stage.
We may now well see the working from home culture become far more commonplace. According to research by Indeed, 68% of Australian employers report their company now allows employees to work remotely.
If you haven’t already, it’s not too late to set in motion a plan for your business continuity and implement a work from home policy. Arrow has successfully employed at home staff and is implementing a wider work from home strategy that can be easily rolled out and implemented should it be required.
What’s great about cloud-based communication software and technology is that workers can communicate and collaborate from any location. Inbound virtual PBX Call Management allows business to manage their inbound call flow easily, and adapt to any situation that prevents workers from being in the office.
If you don’t know where to start, we’ve compiled a handy reference list of what you’ll need to do to start planning your work from home business strategy.