Flexibility is a top priority for today’s employees. They desire hybrid work arrangements and the ability to change the office work environment to fit their needs.
Due to the increase in hybrid work, company leaders are looking for ways to improve workplace culture and productivity. These improvements support employee interactions and collaboration. Greater collaboration leads to more attractive company culture, increased job satisfaction, and stronger employee attraction and retention.
As a company leader, you should be aware of what the future of office jobs may look like. Understanding these changes helps you plan accordingly.
Discover what the future of office jobs might be like and how your company can adapt.
Virtual Reality Connects Coworkers
The increase in hybrid work means colleagues and coworkers have fewer opportunities to communicate, collaborate, and socialize at work. As a result, virtual reality (VR) will be used to support remote workers who want to work without distractions while having access to multiple monitors and other productivity resources.
VR will provide immersive, collaborative connections at any time and from any location. Virtually putting coworkers in the same space helps provide a more engaging office experience than videoconferencing. The result is increased employee productivity and collaboration.
Communal Spaces Become A Priority
The rise of hybrid work means employees must come to the office for part of the week. Encouraging employees to work onsite requires some incentivization.
One reason why employees enjoy going to the office is that they can have in-person conversations with colleagues and coworkers. As a result, the physical spaces in offices will be designed to bring employees together.
Offices will be remodeled to reduce or eliminate individual workstations. The open areas will encourage colleague and coworker connections. Whiteboards and other collaborative resources will be provided near these areas to promote collaboration.
Different Will Be Typical
As interest in agile workspaces increases, office structures and processes will continue to change. These changes likely will include rearranging chairs, desks, whiteboards, and other resources to meet a team’s changing needs.
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