Leaders should prioritize positive change instead of returning to pre-pandemic norms, says Heather McGowan—Employees value purpose-driven work and continual learning. Leaders should consider ‘homes’, ‘tours of duty,’ and ‘job sculpting’ to match employee interests while allowing breaks to prevent burnout.
This article by Dan Pontefract, writing for Forbes, makes the following points:
- One of the undercurrents to the change we've seen is that employees now want a sense of purpose at work.
- Leaders need to understand this need for 'purpose' and act accordingly.
- Help employees find more meaning and purpose in their work by allowing them to upskill, reskill, and develop.
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