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The yuppie is history, now people are collaborators, flex workers and road warriors

LONDON, UK — August 18, 2021 – A Poly (NYSE: POLY) global study has revealed six distinct workplace personas, and the associated trends that businesses must be aware of and adapt to in the world getting fine-tuned by a continuum of regional nuisances, the pandemic, and the new ways of work.

Contributor: Jennifer Adams, Senior Sales Experience and Enablement Director - Poly | Published: 19 August 2021

Workers positive about office return, but will demand changes

With much of Europe having worked remotely for over a year and many continuing to do so for the foreseeable future, new insights[1] from Sharp, a major provider of business technology products and services to businesses and organisations across Europe, reveal that there is a significant appetite among European workers to return to the office for some of the working week. However the study also reveals a range of demands that employers will need to address to create productivity and positivity in the workplace of the future especially for those workers under 30.

Contributor: Rob Davis, Solutions & Services Business Manager - Sharp | Published: 28 July 2021

UK companies are raring to go and are future-ready

The Research shows employer plans about returning to work, support of vaccine adoption and how diversity and inclusion efforts are tightly linked to future of work strategies.

Contributor: Michel Burke - Aon | Published: 10 June 2021

Employers are facing rising challenges to future-proof the workforce

Despite facing unprecedented challenges in sourcing skilled labour, only slightly more than half of employers around the world are embracing leading-edge talent strategies like reskilling, upskilling and redeployment to future-proof their workforces, according to a new global survey of hiring managers and executives from LHH, the world’s leading talent development and career solutions company.

Contributor: John Morgan, President - LHH | Published: 15 May 2021

These are the skills you need to land a job in 2021

When will workers return to the office? The rapid vaccine rollout in the UK has brought hope of a reversion to normality, and businesses are beginning to try and work out what the new world will look like. But work is global and even as people return to the office, many will remain distributed all over the world as companies find the right balance, whether it's office-first, fully remote, or hybrid.  This continued shift will have an  impact on day-to-day operations, as business leaders and their teams take on  habits and systems. 

Contributor: Fred Mathieu, Technical Recruiter - Asana | Published: 29 March 2021

COVID-19- what can be learned from the white/blue collar anxiety divide?

Over the past year, the pandemic has largely widened the blue and white-collar divide, with one of the most critical distinctions being the varying levels of anxiety that pertain to the different types of skilled and “non-skilled” employment that form the private sector.

Contributor: Avalyn Kasahara, Membership Director - Future Strategy Club | Published: 28 March 2021

Revealed: What hybrid offices will look like

Recent research revealed that 72% of office workers from 10 countries around the world want to keep working at home ... View Article

Contributor: Andrew Taylor, Joint Managing Director - Specialist Glass Products | Published: 20 March 2021

Future workplace is hybrid, says majority of knowledge workers

Research from the digital workplace Claromentis reveals the ideal working setup post-pandemic is a ‘hybrid’ one, with the preferred split of 64% working from home and 36% from the office. The most popular arrangement is total flexibility to choose when to visit the office, rather than specified days.

Contributor: Nigel Davies, CEO & Founder - Claromentis | Published: 1 March 2021