Sumary of Bring your pet to work day: workers may be lured back to the office with incentives:
- It’s likely, however, that flexibility will be the name of the game for some time yet to come, as employees gradually return to the office on a hybrid basis, with working from home still a regular feature of their employment.
- Nonetheless, employers may find that they need to up their game to make the office a safe, engaging and welcoming place post-pandemic.
- “Sentiment has definitely changed since the beginning of the pandemic,” she says, but adds that employees may need a few incentives to help them readjust and happily return to the workplace.
- When looking for offices, whether for the first time or perhaps you’re relocating, the ability to attract talent is crucial.
- “The opportunity to pop over to someone to ask a question has disappeared, replaced by a more formal Teams call or email, so there are real lost learning opportunities.
- There’s also a significant impact when it comes to promotion opportunities, the risk being ‘out of sight, out of mind’, leaving employees feeling undervalued and employers losing key talent.
- ” This is translating into higher turnover rates among employees who joined companies post-Covid.
- Fionnuala O’Buachalla, senior director and head of tenant representation at JLL Ireland For reasons such as these, many employers are keen to hold on to their office space.