Lessons Learned on Hybrid Work from Mercedes’ CHRO

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What will it take for teams to make the shift to hybrid work? We talked with Mercedes-Benz USA’s top HR exec, Lars Minns, to get lessons learned on their popular hybrid work program.

Key Takeaways

It’s a job seekers’ market, and flexibility is definitely an expectation.
It’s a job seekers’ market, and flexibility is definitely an expectation.

That also means that flexibility is just “table stakes.” Employers need to go beyond simply allowing schedule and location flexibility and begin firming up details that make it work well for employees and employers alike.

Replace your office culture, rather than recreating it.
Replace your office culture, rather than recreating it.

Rather than attempting to recreate the company culture you had pre-pandemic, new work practices and priorities like flexibility and trust should build a new organizational culture that reflects current values.

The relationship between work and commuting is complicated.
The relationship between work and commuting is complicated.

Employees don’t miss commuting, but losing transition time has hampered healthy separations between work and life. Employers looking to best support their people should be attentive to what kind of experiences bookend the workday.

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