We recently carried out a survey to find out with what strategy we are returning to the offices and here are the results:
1. Characteristics of Work From Home policies
Currently, in 84% of cases, the work from home policy implemented in companies is based on the combination of the remote work with physical presence in the office, that is, the hybrid model. Only 1% of the companies works remotely 100% of their time, while 15% work 100% in the office.
2. The currently Work From Home policy
The current Work From Home policies are definitives for 68% of the companies, in 16% of the companies the current policies are provisional measures while in the remaining 16% they do not have a defined Work From Home policy.
3. How many days per week?
In most cases, the number of days required to attend the office is 3 days per week and 2 working remotely (30%), followed by 2 days per week at the office and 3 working remotely (22, 3%), while the option of 1 day of working remotely is selected by 14.1% of the participants.
4. By sectors?
In most sectors (Public Administration, Pharmaceutical, Financial Services, Insurance and Health) the majority number of maximum working remotely days is 2 days a week. The sector that works remotely the most is Technology & Telecommunications and those that work remotely the least are Industrial, Professional Services, Legal, and Banking.
5. Degree of satisfaction with the teleworking policyFor 57% of the participants, the Work From Home policy implemented in their companies is aligned with their preference, while for 19% Work From Home policy does not meet the expectations of the employees and finally, for the remaining 25% believe that with some adjustments, it would get more acceptance.
6. Reasons to stay at homeThe three most selected reasons to work from home by the participants are:
Greater balance with personal and professional life (35.7%), savings in travel time (33.8%) and at home they feel more productive and are better organized (22.3%).
7. Tasks/activities that are preferred to be carried out in the office
The three tasks most chosen to carry out in the office are: internal meetings and meetings with external visitors (32.3%), team building and socialization activities (25.4%) and brainstorming and creativity (16.4%)
8. Initiatives carried out by the company to encourage return
In 80% of cases, companies have not carried out any initiative or action to motivate/encourage the return to the office.
9. Initiatives carried out by the building (landlord) to encourage return
In 74% of cases, the buildings have not carried out any initiative or action to motivate/encourage the return to the office.
10. Those that have carried out initiatives, 26%, These initiatives are:
o Common collaborative spaces (socialization, terrace...) in 41.6%
o Spaces focused on well-being (locker rooms... sports activities) by 30.5%
o Experiences (events, technology... user services) by 21.3%
11. Preferences of initiatives carried out by the buildings (according to the opinion of the participants):
The preferences of initiatives by the users of the buildings, from highest to lowest preference are:
o Common collaborative spaces (socialization, terrace...) by 39.2%
o Spaces focused on well-being (locker rooms... sports activity) by 36.1% o Experiences (events, technology... user services) by 19.3%