Why the Future of Work Is Hybrid Work
Podcast

Why the Future of Work Is Hybrid Work

The Future of Work podcast

Jacob Morgan, 2021

Editorial Rating

9

Qualities

  • Eye Opening
  • Concrete Examples
  • Engaging

Recommendation

International Workplace Group (IWG, formerly Regus) is the world’s leading provider of flexible workspace solutions – and the company is experiencing rapid growth globally as companies commit to alternate work arrangements. In this episode of the Future of Work podcast, host Jacob Morgan talks with IWG CEO Mark Dixon about what work will look like after the COVID-19 pandemic, the advantages of hybrid work arrangements for employers – and why people will still need to spend some time at the office. Executives and human resources professionals will appreciate Dixon’s valuable insights.

Summary

As the COVID-19 pandemic wanes, many workers are asking for – or demanding – hybrid work arrangements.

During the pandemic crisis, workers learned they don’t have to work in the office all the time to do their jobs. As the pandemic wanes, they’re asking their bosses about work arrangements going forward – and resisting returning to a daily commute. In a Gartner survey, 85% of respondents said they would look for another job if they had to return to the office five days a week. Instead, workers are asking for hybrid arrangements: a combination of working from home and working in the office.

Around the world, workers are leaving large cities such as New York and London, often moving to smaller, less expensive cities. Many are purchasing a ...

About the Podcast

Mark Dixon is the founder and CEO of International Workplace Group, the world’s largest provider of flexible workspace solutions. Futurist Jacob Morgan is founder of the Future of Work University.