The 'Anywhere Workforce' Is Here to Stay

By Robert Half on March 22, 2021 at 7:53pm

'ANYWHERE WORKFORCE' HERE TO STAY

46% of senior managers expect a hybrid workforce to be the new normal following the pandemic.
34% predict retaining key employees will be the biggest benefit of using hybrid teams.
25% predict sustaining team engagement and productivity will be the biggest challenge of using hybrid teams.

59% of senior managers have postponed promoting top performers due to the pandemic. As a result, 78% have retention concerns.

70% of HR managers expect their professional development and training budget to increase in the next 12 months. Skills that HR managers most want their teams to improve in the next 12 months:

38% — Functional, job-specific skills
33% — Soft skills
29% — Tech skills

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 2,800 senior managers, including more than 1,000 HR managers, in the U.S.

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