It is true that most of us have experienced the impact of coronavirus first hand, and that we can point to what has changed for us individually, but little research has been done to trace the overall structural changes to the new world of work. To close this knowledge gap and to provide businesses and employees with concrete data, we surveyed 8,000 leaders and workers from eight countries, including the USA, Germany, Japan, and Australia, and asked how they would like to work after coronavirus.
Here are five facts they told us that you should know about:
#1. “Hybrid working” is here to stay as employees call for more flexibility
According to our research, 3 in 4 employees would appreciate more flexibility and a mix of office-based and remote working. When deciding how exactly to split the time between the office and working remotely, the consensus is half and half. This is consistent across all age groups, countries, as well as workers with and without children.