Microsoft’s New Future of Work Report 2022 | Microsoft

Workforce Trends

This newly released 111-page report summarizes recent research developments related to hybrid work. It provides one of the most comprehensive reviews of various studies by researchers at Microsoft and elsewhere on the future of work through the lens of hybrid work and remote work. The report is organized by changes in work practices at four …

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Rethinking Assumptions About How Employees Work | MIT Sloan Management Review

Workforce Trends

As firms envision and plan for a post-pandemic workplace, this article outlines five pre-COVID-19 assumptions leaders and managers at all levels will need to rethink. They include: 1) If people aren’t in the office, they’re not productive. 2) The same rules should apply to everybody. 3) We need to locate where the talent is. 4) When they’re working for me, they’re not working …

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Future of Work Trends in 2022 Report: The New Era of Humanity | Korn Ferry

Workforce Trends

This 48-page report provides insights into how the general shift in power dynamic—from employer to employee—continues to reset workers’ expectations of their employers. While this report has various insights, a section on p.33, titled “Individuality,” caught my attention. It emphasizes how the employee experience will be influenced by “variable customizations,” where employees want greater choice and autonomy over their …

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Top 5 Priorities for HR Leaders in 2022 | Gartner

HR Effectiveness

In early 2021, I developed a reference, “2021 HR Priorities: A Summarized View of Nine Sources,” to help practitioners distill the various insights into one view. I linked most collective priorities to Culture, DEI, Employee Wellbeing, Digital Transformation, and Reskilling. As we enter the last months of 2021, new reports will emerge on 2022 priorities, including …

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Book: The Future of the Office: Work from Home, Remote Work, and the Hard Choices We All Face | Peter Cappelli

Books Workforce Trends

As workers have gotten used to remote work over the past 18 months, a segment of these workers prefers to continue working remotely in a post-pandemic environment. At the least, many workers want flexibility in deciding their work location. However, executing a remote work strategy that captures the benefits of this model while mitigating the …

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Future of Work: 2021 and Beyond | Aon and Business Insider Report

Workforce Planning Workforce Trends

Aon, in association with Business Insider, just released the ‘Future of Work: 2021 & Beyond’ report to dig deeper into how firms can continue to prepare and adjust to the changing nature of work, workplace, and workforce. This 36-page report touches on topics such as workforce planning, upskilling and reskilling, and ESG metrics for executive …

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Documentary: Future of Work: Changing Work, Changing Workers: Episode 3 | PBS

Podcast | Webinar Workforce Trends

As work, the workplace, and workers continue to undergo profound changes, PBS has produced an excellent three-part broadcast series exploring the long-term impact of these changes on workers, employers, educators, and communities. This Episode 3, which aired on September 15, 2021, is almost an hour and touches on topics such as how companies are rethinking the need …

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Reconstructing the Workplace: The Digital-ready Organization | Deloitte Insights

Leadership & Culture

When one thinks of “the workplace,” visions of workers converging in a building, conference rooms, and cubicles are likely to emerge. However, as the pandemic continues to evolve this view of the workplace from merely a physical to a digital concept, this article notes how technology allows us to combine digital tools with physical space to …

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Research: On-Site, Remote or Hybrid: Employee Sentiment On The Workplace | ADP Research Institute

Workforce Trends

This 35-page report compares worker perceptions of the benefits and challenges of three work arrangements (onsite, remote, and hybrid) they continue to experience during the pandemic. The report is based on survey results from over 9,000 full-time U.S. workers who work on a team and have not switched employers throughout the crisis. This report has …

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Work Reimagined: The Future Of Collaboration and Hybrid Work Discussion | Forbes and Cisco

Podcast | Webinar Workforce Trends

This first episode of Work Reimagined, presented by Forbes and Webex by Cisco, covers how the future of work is inclusive and hybrid and what next-generation employee experiences look like. The one-hour discussion is hosted by Peter High, Forbes Contributor & President, Metis Strategy, and captures opinions from HR and business leaders, including Francine Katsoudas, Executive VP and Chief People, …

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