14:34 | 17/03/2022 Companies
To meet with the future of work, the online food delivery application BAEMIN has rolled out the hybrid working model for employees across the country, effective from March 14th, 2022. At the same time, BAEMIN also introduces a number of in-office and virtual initiatives to increase employee engagement in the face of the new normal.
Hybrid working model is an emerging concept that incorporates a mixture of in-office and remote work based on mutual agreement between employees and their line managers. This model provides the employees with utmost flexibility when it comes to working hours and office settings so the employees can determine what works best for them.
With the hope of empowering employees to define their workspace and lead more balanced and healthier lifestyles, BAEMIN has adopted the hybrid working model for its employees, allowing them to choose to work between homes and offices with adherence to the Covid-19 safety protocols. The employees can also adjust their starting time to be one hour earlier or later than before, while maintaining a similar total of working hours, to suit their personal schedule outside of work.
Jinwoo Song, CEO of BAEMIN, said: “The Covid-19 has impacted everything and the way we work is certainly not an exception. During lockdowns, working from home became the new normal and has been widely adopted by multinational companies worldwide. It has shown that effective work can get done anywhere. As we look to the future, changing ourselves to fit in with our employee demands is more important than ever. I believe that top talents get motivation when they have autonomy. With BAEMIN colleagues being able to choose where to work and when to work, this will motivate them to achieve high performance. This new policy is also in line with our BAEMIN's core value - Autonomy built on discipline.” He added: “I believe with this hybrid working model, a working mother can now make more time for her child, a gen Z worker can balance their personal life and career, and an avid reader can simply save some time from commuting to read more books. At BAEMIN, we believe this will allow our employees to enjoy their lives to the fullest whilst staying committed to their job of making people’s lives easier by delivering what they need to lead better and more convenient lifestyles.”
To ensure a smooth transition to hybrid working, BAEMIN has renovated its offices over the past months. In addition to the existing office desks, BAEMIN has designed more focused working space, private booths as well as personal lockers, to meet different needs of employees when coming to the office. Not only has BAEMIN equipped the workplace with massage chairs, foosball tables, it also provides work-from-home employees with a full range of necessary equipment so they can get their work done effectively.