The COVID-19 pandemic forced companies around the globe to embrace remote work. For most, the results were far better than feared, and the majority of employees tend to prefer the arrangement as well. Still, now that the impetus for remote work has subsided, there’s little need to maintain the remote work paradigm. Many companies are trying to split the difference with their staffs by attempting so-called hybrid work models, whereby an employee comes into the office on some days and works remotely on others.
In an article for BBC Worklife, Meredith Turits discusses some trends and insights that are starting to emerge as companies and staff continue to cut their teeth on hybrid work.