How to Use Tech to Support Furloughed Employees


4th June 2020

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15 minutes

It will become a significant challenge to almost all businesses during Covid-19, to maintain a sense of belonging and connectivity with their workforce. However, we’re going to show you how to use tech to support furloughed employees. It’s vital right now to retain key talent, so when possible, you can mobilise and get back to market without facing a hiring challenge.

That’s why we’re here to help. Our employee engagement platform, Connectr, has been redesigned and adapted to support furloughed employees. Over the course of the next few weeks, we’ll be hosting live demos to show you how a third-party technology can provide the help you need. As a result, it’ll ensure that when your team return to work, they feel engaged and valued.

With Connectr for furlough, you’ll be able to use tech to support furloughed employees by:

Building stronger communication channels

A third-party platform enables you to maintain engagement with your team and communicate in a supportive and informative way.

Support health and well-being and upskill furloughed employees

It’s imperative to look after the health and well-being of your workforce, and with Connectr, you can. Employees can also undertake online learning modules so they can upskill, and still feel valued during their time away.

Measure the impact

Being able to measure engagement and feedback levels helps you to know who will need the most support, and develop your communication strategy.

Nominal cost per head

For a nominal cost per person, you can ensure the well-being, support  and retention of your people in unprecedented times.