Quick Summary As part of the Armstrong Craven Review Vol. 8, we explore some critical questions and talking points around the future of work and the hybrid workplace, notably providing a conclusion to the question: Is the employee rule book being rewritten? And by whom?
Is the employee rule book being rewritten? And by whom?
Now that working from home and flexible working has become the new norm, we shed some light on how these unprecedented times have affected the key stakeholders. From The Employee / The Team / The Business / Their Customers / Clients, and the broader talent market.
The article covers the key points such as:
- How likely is it that flexible working practices will be unwound?
- The consequences of flexible working that are trending right now
- The impact on businesses and the wider talent market
- Where are we now, and what’s next?
Undoubtedly, the pandemic has forced businesses to go through a level of transformation. Additionally, with hybrid working, the challenges of getting employees to work together to plan, create, innovate and strategise have been no easy feat.
Furthermore, according to a recent LinkedIn poll, 44% of people out of 10,000+ votes believe that sole remote working will not be an inhibitor to their career progression. Therefore, regardless of how successful their company culture was pre-pandemic, businesses must shift away from the "let's get back to the way things were" mindset.
“Nothing changes when nothing changes”, except everything has changed.
HR teams are under immense pressure and are being relied upon to deliver answers to surrounding areas. These areas include businesses adopting new policies, issues relating to employee burnout, setbacks to DE&I and how 'The Great Resignation' has given talent a newfound voice as they seek the 'Dream Life' as opposed to the 'Dream Job'. Complete the form above to download the full article from the Review.