The Hybrid Workplace Report 2021
The unprecedented opportunity to revolutionize the way distributed teams and remote workers connect, collaborate, and align.
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It’s not just a Covid stop-gap:
the hybrid workplace is here to stay
Top 5 challenges of transitioning to a hybrid workplace
Without a careful approach to this transition,
organizations–and leaders alike–have a lot to lose.
- You’re in danger of losing the talent wars
- Traditional corporate culture has been upended
- Getting inclusion & belonging right matters more than ever
- “Return to normal” at your peril
- Your current toolset fails the hybrid workforce test
3 Steps to a winning hybrid experience
Thoughtful remote work toolsets are
the catalyst to meaningful connection
It’s no surprise that 74% of those surveyed — and 83% of those aged 18-24 — agree that changes or additions are needed to the tools they use in order to address the challenges of remote work
- Build a new digital culture space
- Build the new inclusion
- Build new habits of micro-connections
It’s the small and personal touchpoints
that build a digital culture of trust.
Remote work comes with a set of additional challenges—the potential loss of community and connection, the mental health effects of isolation and burnout, and the need to reimagine the employee experience and evolve out culture.
Chief People Officer, Dropbox
Cue async video: replace long zoom calls, foster inclusion, and provide space for diverse voices to share their perspective.
Women and people of color who are already uneasy about workplace equity and feel insecure or uncomfortable with their appearance or concerned about the setup of their remote work environment may feel pressured by video calls. There’s also the fact that presentism where people feel like they need to have their video on so it doesn’t seem like they’re non-compliant or hiding something.
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About this report:
All figures, unless otherwise stated, are from our national survey of technology workers. Total sample size was 800. Field work was undertaken between February 22 and March 3, 2021. The survey was conducted online and powered by Pollfish.