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WANT TO BE INNOVATIVE? YOU NEED A WATER COOLER
In an age dominated by constant, tech-powered connection, it would seem that the last thing we need more of is more time spent together – especially at work, and especially in person. Having spent the first two years of the decade rapidly adjusting to remote work and adopting the tech solutions that made this possible, dragging ourselves back into cities and workplaces can feel like time and energy wasted.
HYBRID WORK IS HAPPENING: SO WHAT’S THE OUTCOME?
Hybrid work is underway. Incentivising the return to workplaces has been a struggle for leaders as, for many workers, the freedom and flexibility offered by remote work makes it a high priority. The set of challenges that faces leaders, however, is not simply finding the right incentive to get workers back to the office. Rather, the hybrid work world has created a new set of priorities in employees regarding both their teams and their leaders.
Microsoft recently released a trends report, highlighting the statistics and numbers that emerged from research into workplace relations within hybrid work models.
Here are 3 key insights from their findings.
The weird and wonderful future of work (Ch 7)
5 factors shaping the future of work
WHY CULTURE COULD BE YOUR COMPANY’S MAKE OR BREAK
In the office, it now seems the employer and employee simply want different things. The impasse between company and worker expectations around the future of the in-office work is a key factor driving what’s become known as ‘The Great Resignation.’ While there are some who dismiss this notion as an invention of HR and business consultants, the data does indicate that the latter stages of the COVID pandemic have seen a marked uptick in the number of employees quitting their jobs. In order to keep employees interested, businesses are having to change tactics.