HR Insights - The Podcast. Series 4: Hybrid Working is Here to Stay

Stuart Elliott

By Stuart Elliott


Amira Kohler

Amira Kohler

Episode 13 of HR Insights: The Podcast is out now!


In this week’s episode, our host, Stuart Elliott is joined by Amira Kohler, Director of Performance and Change at Appraisd, regular listeners to HR Insights may recognise Appraisd from a previous episode of the podcast. In series 3 Stuart was joined by Roly Walter, the Founder of Appraisd. You can listen to that episode here.


Amira is an expert in performance and change management and has worked for 30 years helping companies optimise their employee performance. She has designed and delivered performance solutions for teams globally.


In this episode Stuart and Amira chat about how to manage performance in a hybrid world; setting expectations here, how much is too much flexibility, pushing boundaries and where responsibilities lie. If you have further interest in this topic, you can download the Hybrid Charter Checklist via the Appraisd website.


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Key Timestamps:

  • 02:35 – An introduction to Amira
  • 09:50 – Setting expectations
  • 11:43 – Office days
  • 13:30 – Flexibility: how much is too much
  • 14:50 – Pushing the boundaries
  • 18:23 – Issues: employees vs employers
  • 20:55 – Managing performance post covid
  • 23:54 – Personal catch ups
  • 26:51 – Responsibilities of hybrid check ins
  • 34:36 – Working efficiently at home
  • 37:40 – Scheduling calendar breaks
  • 39:30 – What works?
  • 41:30 – Appraisd checklist