During the initial phase of the coronavirus pandemic, many organizations sent parts of their workforce to work from home. Some employees liked this, others didn’t. During the summer, some organizations opened their offices again and asked employees to come to the office at least a few days a week. Now, with the 2nd wave of the pandemic underway, working from home has again become more attractive for employees and organizations. Organizations need to define a clear strategy on future working models, i.e. office, remote work, or hybrid on an individual basis, as it is unclear how long this pandemic will impact society. Plus, many employees like working from home at least for some time and for specific tasks, and it would be counterproductive to force them back into the office going forward.

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