Hybrid workplace = unequal workplace?

Active engagement key to ensuring equality between remote workers and their office-going peers, say experts

Human resource experts say that some employees who are working remotely full time worry about being "out of sight, out of mind" and being at a disadvantage during performance appraisal time.
Human resource experts say that some employees who are working remotely full time worry about being "out of sight, out of mind" and being at a disadvantage during performance appraisal time.ST PHOTOS: LIM YAOHUI, KUA CHEE SIONG
Human resource experts say that some employees who are working remotely full time worry about being "out of sight, out of mind" and being at a disadvantage during performance appraisal time.
Human resource experts say that some employees who are working remotely full time worry about being "out of sight, out of mind" and being at a disadvantage during performance appraisal time.ST PHOTOS: LIM YAOHUI, KUA CHEE SIONG

Hybrid workplaces are becoming the norm amid Covid-19 and this trend is likely to continue after the pandemic.

But this could lead to a different type of inequality emerging in the workplace - one between remote and office workers.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 15, 2021, with the headline 'Hybrid workplace = unequal workplace?'. Subscribe