FUTURE OF WORK

Does your team include hybrid workers?

A helpful toolbox of courses, podcasts, templates, and more has been created for managers and employees

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Johns Hopkins University is committed to preserving and nurturing essential in-person experiences while maintaining flexibility through hybrid work arrangements. Its long-term flexible workplace plan, effective for staff on Feb. 1, has four clearly defined work modalities:

  • In-person: On-site five days a week (preferred modality)
  • Hybrid: On-site three or four days a week (preferred modality)
  • Modified hybrid: On-site one or two days a week
  • Remote: Not (or rarely/not regularly) on-site

Resources have been created to support employees and managers who are part of a hybrid team, including:

Managing Hybrid Teams e-course: This self-paced online course provides managers with protocols and best practices for effectively managing a hybrid team.

Managing Hybrid Teams resources toolkit: This toolkit includes links to podcasts, LinkedIn Learning courses, myLearning instructor-led courses, articles, worksheets, templates, checklists, best practices for evaluating individuals and teams, and other useful tools.

Future of Work e-course: This self-paced online course provides a framework to support employees and managers using a hybrid work model and includes topics such as:

  • Defining onsite, hybrid, and remote work models (various ways of working, focus of work, understanding hybrid team dynamics, and desk sharing)
  • Staying connected (virtual tools, hybrid meetings, and one-on-one meetings)
  • Being healthy and safer at work (important reminders and vaccination registration)
  • Managing well-being (working together, keeping your work-life balance, and continuing to move forward)
  • Resources (commuting, parking, and references)

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