The last two years have had a lasting impact on the future of work. It’s imperative that HR leaders evaluate the immediate and longer-term impact of these trends and the degree to which they will change strategic goals and plans.
“Chief human resource officers (CHROs) are facing historic challenges from an exhausted workforce and a highly competitive labor market,” says Brian Kropp, Distinguished Vice President at Gartner. “At the same time, this environment creates an exciting opportunity for CHROs to lead talent into the future and differentiate their organizations as employers of choice.”
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These nine trends have a great impact on the employee experience, which underscores how the EVP must change and respond to shifts in employee expectations.
No. 1: Hybrid work becomes mainstream
Hybrid work is here to stay. With 75% of hybrid or remote knowledge workers agreeing their expectations for working flexibly have increased, there is no doubt that the future is hybrid. In fact, if an organization were to go back to a fully on-site arrangement, it would risk losing up to 39% of its workforce. You must create a new, human-centric model for the hybrid environment by designing work around employee-driven flexibility, culture connectedness and human leadership.
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