Hybrid work is the topic of extensive and ongoing research. However, we are now beginning to draw at least some conclusions.

Many businesses are trying out 3-2 and 2-3 set-ups; however, they aren’t very successful. One of the most crucial decisions businesses have ever had to make is how many days a week people must work in the office. The usage of hybrid work varies greatly among businesses. Even while they make preparations for returning staff, there isn’t exactly a strategy that works for all organizations. There are several emotional implications of mixed employment. Some people discover that having a hybrid job offers them the much-needed emotional boost they require. Employees who have been yearning for human interaction find themselves reinvigorated when they return to work with coworkers whose faces they haven’t seen in months. It is very challenging to create a hybrid work plan that is fully inclusive. People have very specific needs, and over the years, both employers and employees have understood this about employment.

However, the focus will first be on improving the policies and practices that make hybrid work the standard, making this phase feel more deliberate and less like an experiment. Even if progress is slow, global movements will assist us in finding short-term solutions, long-term repairs, and, hopefully, ways to make the hybrid setup work.