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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.

Snapshot: Mixed feelings about returning to the office

Employees are of two minds about ditching remote work and returning to full-time on-site work.

Snapshot: Who agrees? Our workplace culture has improved since the pandemic began

There’s a huge disconnect between the views of top brass and those who sit lower on the org chart.

Was this the hardest year for HR professionals? 91% say ‘yes’

A full 91% of HR executives reported that 2021 was their hardest at work to date, according to a survey by Verizon Media.