How to Get Employees To Return To The Office?

August 31st, 2023
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How to Get Employees To Return To The Office?

How do you encourage employees to go back to the office? Explore insights to have a clear and concise understanding.

All of the top corporations are “mandating” and “planning” to have a full return to office. Some expanding return to office days and making sure 1 day is remote for employees. Most companies have applied the usual method of sending emails first to let their employees know what are their next steps after the pandemic. 

Why Do You Need to Return to Office?

As companies are trying to understand their employees and what they can do within their budget to have a turnover of their office space to be used. In 2023 from May till now there has been a huge shift that considers CEOs still keeping a lot of their formal policy changes to stay in place. 

All the top corporations are keeping in place their 3 to 4-day return to office policy to come into office in place. 

There are so many reasons why executives and CEOs want their employees to return to office because 

  1. Lack of Productivity 
  2. There are no innovative ideas 
  3. Team Collaboration has decreased significantly since there are some employees who choose to be quiet. 
  4. No more motivation can be found with the remote work model  

Overall, companies have decided to either have an attendance and look at who shows up in person in the office. Or requiring all employees to return to the office for 3 days. 

It’s All About A Plan 

Why are companies planning or have planned the return to office? 

Companies are planning to return to the office so they can bring the working culture back again. And providing those plans and communicating the steps that bring in immediate action from the employees. 

Whereas some companies have released plans for their return to the office. The company has done extra research according to what they think will provide to join the office. In creating a smooth transition and increasing their employees' working habits and culture to be able to shift back to what it was before the pandemic. 

News Updates 

Currently, Return to Office and Back into the Office has quite been the trend and attention-grabbing topic that every company is talking about. 

CNBC reveals more about Meta Return to Office “Mark Zuckerberg’s new return-to-office mandate is a clear problem, says Harvard expert: It’ll cause a ‘huge amount of distrust” - As new return-to-office mandates and policies will be placed by September 5. 

ABC News says Zoom is Official Back into the Office “Even Zoom brought workers back to the office. Here's what it means.” - Zoom reveals a few months of returning to the office as they are not seeing the growth of the video conferencing tool being more innovative as it was in between the pandemic.

Aqsa Aamir
Aqsa Aamir

Aqsa Aamir is a Digital Strategist at Litespace and has a Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management. Aqsa has experience in several areas of business and digital strategy. Aqsa's proficiency in creating hybrid work tactics to offer guidance in content planning. Her current focus is on hybrid work models and culture building in marketing. 

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