The global workforce has come to the determination that the post-pandemic workplace will look vastly different than how we once viewed it.
Moving forward, companies will prioritize optimizing a distributed workforce, as well as keeping their staff healthy and engaged.
But what other changes can we anticipate for the future in terms of culture, office design and technology?
Now that companies large and small have come to terms with the fact that remote working is not the productivity killer it was once misconstrued to be, we can anticipate that organizations will continue to adopt this policy at least part of the time.
This will likely make way for a generally more hybrid workforce, where employees have the choice between working from home or in the office.
However, in order to keep collaboration and engagement levels high, companies will need to make sure their offices are equipped with everything necessary for a safe work environment.
According to a PwC poll of officer workers, 55% said they would prefer to work remotely at least three days a week.
Technology will also continue to play an essential role in workplace operations as it can help those working from home connect with their in-office colleagues. It can also be used to improve the infrastructure of office design that supports more touchless features, such as entryways and elevator buttons, to alleviate any health risks.