When you’re in the middle of a firestorm, it’s hard to see the bigger picture. It’s tough to take a moment to think about the wider change that’s going on around you. But when you do take that breath, you often start to notice the deeper underlying trends that are coming together to change your world — possibly forever.
This has never been truer than in the world of work. The pandemic has had a huge impact on the why, where, what, and how of work. The implications for workers, partners, and customers are huge.
As we enter a world that is learning to live with a pandemic, what are the critical trends you need to pay attention to so that you can harness the energy of change — rather than being burnt by it?Trend 1: Hybrid Working
Our research shows that 84% of organisations have accelerated their adoption of flexible working as a consequence of the pandemic! As companies begin to open up and return to the office, they have decided to retain flexible working for three reasons: 1) to maintain employee engagement 2) to harness greater productivity and 3) to attract and retain people.