Surviving the different challenges and adopting new business models post-pandemic, it is becoming quite
evident that the pandemic is only one of the few factors that will influence the future of work in 2022. Even though, in the last couple of months, there has been an impactful change for businesses, team leaders, employees, and final consumers, all these points to the fact that ‘Power has shifted’. The power of community seems to have flourished, in essence, it is no longer the organization but people, from a “me” mindset to “us” mentality. Many employees are starting to review the task they perform as it affects their growth, the quality of work they perform, and their purpose. With massive quit rates for most businesses in 2020 and 2021, the struggle to attract new top talents keeps getting intense.
Attracting, nurturing, and maintaining top talent is quite the challenge for most businesses. A company can only be as good as the quality of people it employs, hence, businesses that want to succeed in 2022 will have to positively respond to the new power change. In this case, you need to think less about money but humanity.
Meet your employees halfway and welcome the possibilities of work in the future and how it can benefit
Here are our predictions on what the future of work will look like in 2022.
Hybrid working is the new norm.
Although some companies have already adopted this, companies are beginning to reduce remote working and employees are back to their offices. There has been a positive review on productivity as regards working from home, however certain tasks require being onsite while others have to deal with avoiding distractions. However, the most significant change is yet to happen in offices, it starts with people’s mindset. Granted remote working was seen as a benefit and potentially productive, it is imperative to note it is a temporary solution and not a norm. Hence, why it is effective for companies to design an effective hybrid working system for easy adjustment….