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Snapshot: Why employees want to return to work

Employers think festivities like pizza parties will make on-site work attractive again. Employees, not so much.

Snapshot: Diverging perspectives on workplace equity

HR professionals and employees of color view diversity, equity and inclusion efforts almost entirely differently.

Less than 1 in 10 ‘committed’ to their employer

The pandemic has put a strain on all relationships, including the employer-employee kind.

Snapshot: 71% of employers have changed return plans

The rise of omicron cases caused many employers to scuttle their plans for returning to the workplace.

Tops on worker wish lists: hybrid work arrangements

Flexibility about where and when to work is no longer a unique recruiting tool—it’s an expected element of a professional workplace, like a health plan and 401(k).

Omicron further delays the back-to-the-office push

Nearly half (44%) of companies have altered their reopening plans because of the Omicron variant, says a new Gartner survey.

Snapshot: Top 3 reasons employees changed jobs this year

The top two reasons have always driven transitions, but the third is unique to the pandemic environment.

Snapshot: Career fulfillment, by age

Younger and older Americans are least likely to cite their careers as a source of fulfillment in their lives.

Holiday parties stage a modest comeback this year

For the second holiday season in a row, U.S. employers are grappling with how to connect their employees for year-end celebrations in the age of covid.

Snapshot: 45% of all employees still work remotely some of the time

Blame the Delta variant: Dreams of workplaces getting back to normal by fall have fizzled.