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Shift Approach


The shift approach is the simplest to implement. For example, you may assign alternating squads to your people to rotate them through the available office space on alternating days or weeks.

Using a space and/or allocation adjustment, the existing seating arrangement can be leveraged to determine who is in each shift or “Squad”.


The benefits of the Shift Approach are:

  • Simple to leverage existing allocations and seating arrangements to split teams into shifts.
  • Leaving existing allocation and occupancy as is, will allow you to return to your pre-back to work state quickly.
  • Quicker to plan and implement.
  • No relocations which means no additional costs.

Fixed Teams or Flexible Teams

A shift approach can be applied to either fixed or flexible teams, refer to: