Back to the Office: Re-entry Strategies Under COVID-19

Discuss best practices and suggestions for re-entry success as organizations and employees prepare to return to the office—with a focus on employee wellbeing and office culture.
July 1, 2020
2:00pm EDT - 3:00pm EDT


As shelter-in-place and similar orders are gradually lifting, organizations are confronted with the complexities of returning employees to work. Discuss best practices and suggestions for re-entry success as organizations and employees prepare to return to the office—with a focus on employee wellbeing and office culture. 


  • Determining your organization’s game plan for when physical offices re-open 
  • What will your organization's definition of a "new normal" and return to the office look like? 
  • How to effectively operate and communicate in a hybrid environment (conducting team meetings, maintaining a strong organizational culture, adapting to and accommodating different perspectives and comfort levels, dealing with conflict, etc.)
  • Tips for providing continued support and inclusive environments for your teams when they’re back in the office if schools are still closed and other uncertainties remain
  • What new employee wellbeing support systems will be in place?
  • Where do we go from here? How to move forward with a more formal flex policy and other institutional changes.

Recommended for

Executive management, supervisors, human resource professionals, and other staff involved (or interested) in back-to-work planning and protocol


https://www.publicpower.org/sites/default/files/inline-images/Manar%20Morales%20photo.jpgManar Morales, President & CEO
The Diversity & Flexibility Alliance

Manar is a national thought leader on women's leadership and advancement, diversity & inclusion and workplace flexibility. She serves as President & CEO of the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance, a think tank that collaborates with organizations to develop non-stigmatized flexible work policies that promote inclusive work cultures and help to advance more women into leadership positions.

The Alliance provides practical research-based solutions, training workshops, and strategic advisory services that increase organizational effectiveness through diversity and flexibility. Manar began her career as an employment litigator representing clients in all aspects of labor relations and employment law and has litigated in federal court, before federal administrative agencies, and in arbitration. In addition, Manar served as an adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University where she taught classes in Labor and Employment Law and Entrepreneurship.

For more information: https://dfalliance.com/team/manar-morales/


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