#1. WeWork CEO says least engaged employees enjoy working from home.
There’s one easy way for companies to spot their most engaged employees, according to the CEO of WeWork: they are the ones who want to come back to the office. The company’s least engaged employees, in turn, enjoy working from home. Sandeep Mathrani, CEO of WeWork, told the Wall Street Journal that while many employees hoped for a hybrid post-pandemic world of work, time in the office is essential for efficiency and collaboration. In addition, coming into the office will help reinstate boundaries between work life and home life – and fight off the so-called Zoom fatigue.
“People are happier when they come to work,” said Mr. Mathrani, a veteran of the commercial real-estate industry. “The bigger issue is do you come to work five days a week or do you come to work three days a week? There’s no issue of not coming to a common place.” Read more here.