As some employers start to bring their employees back to work and others mull it over, leaders and managers may be eager to put 2020’s massive, sudden work from home experiment behind them.
However, the era of everyone working full-time in centralized work spaces appears to be gone for good. Organizations competing for talent will need to offer a mix of in-office and remote work – or a fully remote workforce. Pollsters, business analysts and even psychologists seem to agree.
Because of that shift, it may be more accurate to view 2020’s abrupt transition as the foundation for new