Design a Return-to-Office Strategy That Balances Organizational and Employee Needs | Gartner

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If you find value in content like this, sign up for my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter.  I recently shared an update on how 14 organizations are modifying their return-to-office (RTO) mandates, including increasing the number of required in-office days, restricting specific days to work remotely, and incorporating workers’ compliance with RTO mandates into their performance reviews. As leaders continue to …

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Return to Office (RTO) Cheat Sheet on Organizations Announcing RTO Updates | Brian Heger

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Organizations continue to announce updates to their return to office (RTO) mandates, encompassing changes such as increasing the number of required in-office days, restricting specific days to work remotely, and incorporating workers’ compliance with RTO mandates into their performance reviews. A few recent RTO updates include: Walmart is asking most remote workers to work from company offices. The …

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Return to Office and the Tenure Distribution | University of Chicago, University of Michigan, and Ipsos

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As HR and talent practitioners utilize research-based studies to inform workplace practices, this new working paper sheds light on the impact of return to office (RTO) mandates on employee turnover, particularly senior-level employees. It focuses on Microsoft, Apple, and SpaceX because they were “among the first large American tech companies to implement RTO mandates.” A key finding is that …

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Using Data to Design Your Hybrid Work Policies | Harvard Business Review

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Organizations continue to struggle with decisions regarding hybrid work and return to office (RTO). Stanford Economist Nick Bloom, who has studied remote work for over two decades, recently presented data (see slide 12) showing that some firms revised their RTO guidance multiple times since 2020, some changing it up to five times. As leaders navigate the RTO landscape, this new …

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Is Remote Work Good for Women? | Financial Times

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Last week, I shared Deloitte’s 2024 Women@Work report, summarizing key findings from its survey of approximately 5,000 women across 10 countries regarding various aspects of the workplace. One notable finding is that just 1 in 10 women feel comfortable openly discussing the need for increased work flexibility, and a staggering 95% believe that seeking or using flexible work options …

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New Dell Return-To-Office Strategy: Potential Impact On Remote Workers | Fortune

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Organizations continue to announce updates to their return-to-office (RTO) mandates, encompassing changes such as increasing the number of required in-office days, restricting specific days to work remotely, and incorporating workers’ compliance with RTO mandates into their performance reviews. One organization that continues to receive much attention from its most recent RTO announcement is Dell Technologies, which informed workers that …

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The Rise of Global Digital Jobs | World Economic Forum

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Many leaders continue to navigate decisions about hybrid, remote, and flexible work arrangements within their organizations. As these decisions are made, it’s crucial for organizations to approach them thoughtfully, considering various factors, such as the type of work that specific roles entail. With this in mind, I recently shared CIPD’s one-page decision chart aimed at aiding organizations …

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Return-to-Office Mandates: How to Lose Your Best Performers | MIT Sloan Management Review

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Organizations continue to announce updates to their return-to-office (RTO) mandates, addressing various aspects such as 1) increasing the number of required in-office days (e.g., UPS’s corporate employees recently shifted from a 3-day to 5-day in-office schedule), 2) restricting specific days to work remotely (e.g., Deutsche Bank announced that workers are no longer able to work …

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Assessing a Role for Hybrid Working | CIPD

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If you find value in content like this, sign up for my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter. Many leaders continue to make decisions about hybrid, remote, and flexible work arrangements within their organizations. As leaders make these decisions, it’s essential that they approach them thoughtfully, considering various factors, such as the nature of specific roles and jobs. …

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17 Hybrid Work Examples For Organizations Embracing New Ways of Work in 2024 | AIHR

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If you find value in content like this, sign up for my Talent Edge Weekly newsletter. Over the past few weeks, I have shared numerous resources on flexible work, remote work, hybrid work, and return-to-office (RTO) mandates. A few of these resources include: A study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh that examined 137 S&P 500 …

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