According to a new report, as offices reopen after the pandemic and vaccination, only 30% of U.S. and European companies will adopt a full return-to-office model.
While many business leaders are drawn to vaccine passports as a solution to returning their staff to the office full-time, global market research firm Forrester predicts that 70% of U.S. companies and Europeans will pivot towards a post-pandemic hybrid working model.
Microsoft and Google have already established detailed plans for a hybrid workplace.
“By shifting conversations to focus on work environments that best suit employees’ needs to move forward, organizations can ensure that their employees feel heard and have the autonomy and tools they need. to do their job effectively, ”said Keith Johnston, vice president and director of group research at Forrester.
In a hybrid model setup, at least some employees can work anywhere they want for two or more days a week as they enter the office the remaining business days.
According to Forrester, 55% of U.S. employees say they expect to work from home more often, even after the pandemic ends.
“Nearly 47% of American workers and 54% of European workers believe that vaccines will not completely stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus,” the results showed.
Only 39% of American workers and 34% of European workers believe their employers have an established plan to provide vaccination.
“Two-thirds of workers in the two regions do not feel comfortable with employers collecting their pandemic-specific personal data,” the report shows.
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