Hybrid and remote workplaces are not new concepts, so why are some companies failing with this way of working?

The accepted norm was that employees were subordinates and that the most effective leadership strategy was top down. Now, after everything we have experienced these past two years, it’s time to put talent first or fail to remain competitive. But this requires more than the redrawing of an organisational blueprint, it necessitates a fundamental overhaul of leadership thinking. COVID-19 was wretched, but it forced a realisation that a diverse work culture is possible and demonstrated that remote working is effective.

"Two-thirds of employees don’t intend to return to pre-pandemic working arrangements and one-in-three office employees (32 percent) haven’t been to the workplace since March 2020", highlights Nick Burns, CEO of Gallagher Benefits Services, UK.

Read the full article from theHRDIRECTOR’s September 2022 edition here.