Although we’ve reached some semblance of a “new normal” when it comes to working in a professional environment post-pandemic, there are still lingering questions regarding why, when and how often employees should return to the office. What’s still the issue? There’s a big disconnect between what employers and employees want.
According to a Future Forums study conducted in Fall 2021 about inflexible return-to-office policies, 44% of executives want to return to fully in-office work, compared to only 17% of non-executive employees.
So, what’s the solution?
Employers’ view on a return to the office
Employers often cite the following rationale