15 December 2021

What will the future of work look like in 2022?

We know the pandemic has dramatically changed the way we work. But how will it kickstart new ways of working in the New Year? 

We don’t have a crystal ball – although it’s definitely on our Christmas list! So, instead, we ran a survey asking HR professionals, people managers and comms experts around the globe to share their predictions for 2022. And particularly for those all-important first 100 days.

Watch this video to give you a flavour of the workplace predictions shared in the survey. So hit play, grab your to-do list and see how your plans for next year compare. 

 

 

How can you kickstart new ways of working in the New Year?  

  • Flexible ways of working 

Surprise, surprise… the global shift to hybrid working is here to stay. And it means getting serious about offering flexible-working as a permanent option. We all know the saying the grass is greener, so if your employees aren’t getting the flexibility of hybrid working, it’s very likely they’ll consider moving on. 

Are you ready for it? Are your people and leaders on the same page for hybrid working? Maybe it’s time to think outside the office. Take a look at our blog for tips on collaborative working and manager support in a hybrid world.

  • Introduce a wellbeing strategy

Employee wellbeing will continue to be a hot topic well into 2022 and beyond. But this time, there’s a difference: companies are getting more strategic in their approach. McCann Worldgroup’s Truth about Wellness 2021 study revealed that mental health emerged as the #1 future health concern. In our 5 truths about wellness in the workplace blog, we tap into how this is essential to understand the employee experience. 

Questions to ask yourself as you approach the New Year, do you know the happiness of your colleagues? What is your approach to struggling colleagues? And if another wave of Covid hits in 2022, do you have an action plan?

  • Unleash the power of your people 

If you’re going to do this, you’ll need some help. And we’re the ones to help you start this journey. Chat to us about making 2022 the year you kickstart your company’s future through employee experience.

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