The end of the pandemic has not resulted in a rush back to the office—nor is it expected to anytime soon. That’s because a year of working from home has redefined work life—and with the increased productivity and other benefits businesses and employees alike have realized working remotely, many organizations are reconsidering the role of the office.
But this doesn’t mean physical workplaces are becoming obsolete. This month Google announced plans to transition its workforce to a hybrid model, with most employees splitting their time between home (or other remote locations) and the office. The announcement follows those of a growing number of enterprises—including organizations like Citigroup and Lockheed Martin—who are also switching to more flexible work arrangements.
Whether your organization is still deciding what work will look like in the future or is actively planning for how to support hybrid and remote workforces, here are six important stats you should know.
1. 1 in 3 employees say they’ll quit if they’re not allowed to continue working from home
It’s not hard to understand why employees want to work from home. Not having to come into the office every day eliminates commute time, allows for better work-life balance, and often makes work easier too because it reduces distraction. – Read more
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