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Category: Workplace Wellness

You won’t lure skilled employees back to the office. Not now. Not ever.

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols / ZD Net »

53% of technologists listed greater productivity as one of the main benefits of working from home. Another 59% said that feeling more relaxed while working was a major benefit. As for their personal benefits, 80% agree that money saved on commuting is the main perk. Like Zuckerberg, 47% find it gives them a better work/life balance. It’s not that they’re sitting back and watching Squid Game instead of working — as many bosses feared — as it is having the extra minutes to get the kids lunch ready, to take the dog out for a walk, or see the doctor while still being able to get their work done.

The work-from-home trend, Dice believes, is only going to grow stronger. I agree. I think anyone who’s been paying attention to the transformation of the 21st-century office must agree. You can either go along with the flow, or you can fight it and first lose your staffers and then your company. I know which one I’d rather do.

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