Why Choose Hybrid Work Days ?
Hybrid work: what is hybrid work and why do employees want it?
Hybrid work is a drastic departure from the traditional work model.
What is hybrid work?
Some companies might allow every employee the flexibility to work on-site and also remotely part of the week. Other companies might have employees working either full-time remote or full-time on-site. And others might allow a combo of the two.
Hybrid work model options
The value of hybrid work
A recent survey we found with Wakefield Research shows that almost half of employees (47%) would likely look for a job if their employer doesn’t adopt a flexible working model.
So employees clearly see value in hybrid work. But what attracts them to a hybrid work model? Let’s look at some of the perks of hybrid work for employees and their companies.
Likeliness to search for another job if their employer doesn’t offer hybrid work
Employees are able to work when and how they’re most productive.
In an office-first model, people are expected to be on the clock between 9 am and 5 pm every workday. In a hybrid work model, employees have more flexibility to get work done when they’re most productive. For example, some people work best early in the morning while others do better in the evening. They can also choose to work with teammates on-site or do heads-down work from a remote location.
Better work-life balance
A recent study by Slack found that flexibility is a key reason employees are attracted to the hybrid work model. Finding balance is easier in a flexible work arrangement. When employees have more control of their work schedules, they can free up time to take care of the things that crop up in their personal lives—whether it’s running an errand, picking up kids from daycare, or being home for a delivery.
Reduce exposure to illness
In our survey, a majority (66%) of employees say they’re worried about their health and safety when it comes to returning to work. Fewer people in the workplace lowers the chance of a sick employee infecting others. And since people have the option to work remotely under most hybrid work models, a sick employee can stay home altogether.
Save on real estate expenses
Hire talent across the globe
In a hybrid work model, your company can hire talent from all around the globe. Having access to a wider talent pool means you can hire people with specialized skills. This can give your organization a competitive edge, help you move into new markets and ensure around-the-clock productivity.