The remote working is supposed to help
No meetings after 5.30 pm
Accenture’s market unit lead for the northeast US has asked more than 10,000 employees to end conference calls by 5.30 pm every day. The employees have also been asked to limit the meetings on Fridays during the summer. The tech firm is training its employees to deal with stress.
The tech firm has been prepared for the pandemic for too long. Accenture’s consultants are often on the road for as many as four days a week. The company has no formal operating headquarters. Accenture plans to continue this by having no permanent desks or
Shutting down of restaurants, gyms, theatres, and malls has resulted in more efficiency at work. Managing work related stress has become a priority for the company. Accenture plans to ask its employees to resume the work from office only if the job profile comprises of on-site work. The tech firm is also planning to make changes to the kitchen and other common areas where the employees rush is more. This will help in ensuring the social distancing norms and control the spread of the virus.