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Why requiring workers to spend more days in the office could backfire | CNN Business

Why requiring workers to spend more days in the office could backfire | CNN Business | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

“When is that extra level of connection [from in-person work] worth the commute, the time, the cost and the angst?,” said Kate Lister, president of Global Workplace Analytics.

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TechTarget: Elon Musk signals the risk remote work faces

TechTarget: Elon Musk signals the risk remote work faces | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

"It won't be the first time a company pulled a trick like this," said Kate Lister, president of Global Workplace Analytics, a telecommuting research and consulting firm. She cited IBM, which in 2017 reportedly told thousands of its remote workers that they would have to relocate to specific cities or leave. "It was highly suspected as a way to get rid of older, more senior, more expensive workers," she said.

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How can we distance ourselves from Proximity Bias?

How can we distance ourselves from Proximity Bias? | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

"Would a race car team put a driver who isn’t at his or her best behind the wheel on race day? Would a sports team field players who aren’t physically and mentally prepared for the game? Of course not. So why would we ignore the fact that we’ve learned people are happier, healthier, and more productive, and more likely to stay with the company when they are given choice and autonomy over their work lives." - Kate Lister

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Tech Target: Hybrid work takes bite out of return to office

Tech Target: Hybrid work takes bite out of return to office | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it
Office building owners are dealing with the effects of hybrid work by adding amenities, but say employers have to sell the merits of in-person work.
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The Atlantic: Why a post-Covid world might not be so bad

The Atlantic: Why a post-Covid world might not be so bad | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

Kate Lister, president of Global Workplace Analytics, estimates that by 2025, nearly 70 percent of all employees will be working at home at least one business week every month. This will have lasting implications for everything from how families handle childcare to how people communicate in general. From more school choice to renewed skepticism of government Covid overreach, Americans are ready to get their freedom back.

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Great Resignation supports more hybrid work, may lead to holograms

Great Resignation supports more hybrid work, may lead to holograms | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

"Millions of U.S. workers are quitting their jobs in what some are calling the “Great Resignation.” Others, such as Kate Lister, president of Global Workplace Analytics, see it as the “Great Reevaluation,” as workers seek increased flexibility."

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4 Tips for Effectively Managing a Worldwide Remote Company

4 Tips for Effectively Managing a Worldwide Remote Company | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it
The better your employees understand you as a leader, the more confident they will feel in their work.
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Google delays return-to-office again—omicron may make it 'impossible' to set new dates

Google delays return-to-office again—omicron may make it 'impossible' to set new dates | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

“The worst thing an organization can do is to say nothing,” Lister says. “Even if they don’t know what their strategy or timeframe for return will be, they need to let people know they are thinking about it, troubling over it, and ensure them that they will have time to plan.”

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MIT: Coworking Spaces Offer a Post-Pandemic Office Alternative

MIT: Coworking Spaces Offer a Post-Pandemic Office Alternative | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

Once employees have experienced remote work, “they’re going to want to continue,” said Kate Lister, president of consulting company Global Workforce Analytics. She and her company predict a seismic shift in workplace culture over the next few years, with a much larger percentage of the population working from home on a permanent basis.

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ABC News—Remote work having a negative impact on many small businesses

ABC News—Remote work having a negative impact on many small businesses | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

"According to Global Workplace Analytics, one in four Americans are working remotely from home.

 

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SHRM: The Business Case for Hybrid Remote, Kate Lister & Cynthia Milota

SHRM: The Business Case for Hybrid Remote, Kate Lister & Cynthia Milota | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

"That transition [to remote work] was forced and abrupt, however, and "by simply letting it happen, rather than making it happen, organizations missed out on potential cost savings, attraction and retention opportunities," said Kate Lister, president of Global Workplace Analytics, a San Diego-based consultancy, during a concurrent session Sept. 10 at the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2021."

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Marketplace.org/NPR: Business travel will have a slow recovery, report finds

Marketplace.org/NPR: Business travel will have a slow recovery, report finds | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

[...] That kind of travel might never be as common again, according to Kate Lister at Global Workplace Analytics [...]

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CNBC: Great Resignation: Employers don't think a lot of employees will quit

CNBC: Great Resignation: Employers don't think a lot of employees will quit | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

[...] A separate study by research firm Global Workplace Analytics estimates 25% to 30% of the U [...]

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How Okta Uses Workplace and Employee Data to Reimagine the Office

How Okta Uses Workplace and Employee Data to Reimagine the Office | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

"Imagine a CFO being asked to greenlight several million dollars for a change management project without any supporting data to approve the budget. Seems unfathomable, right? But this is what has been going on with decisions about the workplace for decades," Lister said."

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Kate Lister discusses the future of work on the Geeks Geezers and Googlization Podcast

Kate Lister discusses the future of work on the Geeks Geezers and Googlization Podcast | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

Join Ira Wolfe, Jason Cochran, and Kate Lister for a lively conversation about the future of work in this episode of The Geeks, Geezers and Googlization Podcast.

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How remote work can be a force for good

How remote work can be a force for good | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

"According to Global Workplace Analytics, even just converting to ‘half-time telecommuting could reduce U.S. carbon emissions by over 51 million metric tons a year—the equivalent of taking all New York’s commuters off the road.”

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Forbes: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs In 2022

Forbes: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs In 2022 | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

While there continues to be some resistance to remote work from traditionally minded managers, Lister says, more are coming around due to the intensity of labor shortages. It is no longer a question of “if,” but one of “how much” or how many days people can work from home. “Every company I’m working with has done a complete 180 on their attitudes toward remote work,” Lister says. 

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MSN—Overwhelming Majority Wish To Continue Working From Home — Why It Matters to Businesses

MSN—Overwhelming Majority Wish To Continue Working From Home — Why It Matters to Businesses | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it
Quitting is now a viable option, leaving businesses vulnerable.
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The Boston Globe: As the role of the office recedes, companies invest savings into remote work 

The Boston Globe: As the role of the office recedes, companies invest savings into remote work  | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it
A few companies are downsizing drastically, investing the money they used to spend on square footage to strengthen their ability to operate with employees scattered far and wide.
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WSJ—Work-Life Balance Finally Happened. Then They Were Called Back to the Office.

WSJ—Work-Life Balance Finally Happened. Then They Were Called Back to the Office. | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

“The conversations I’m hearing behind the scenes are, ‘Let’s just try this. We may want to go further’ ” in offering more flexibility down the line, Ms. Lister says.

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USA Today: Global Workplace Analytics and Owl Labs release 5th annual 'State of Remote Work' report

USA Today: Global Workplace Analytics and Owl Labs release 5th annual 'State of Remote Work' report | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

"It's the technology that's saved us during the pandemic," said Kate Lister, the president of Global Workplace Analytics. "We now see that workers can be just as productive in a hybrid environment compared to the perception that they wouldn't be in an office."

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Entrepreneur.com: 5 Things to Know About Post-Pandemic High-Impact Investment

Entrepreneur.com: 5 Things to Know About Post-Pandemic High-Impact Investment | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

Global Workplace Analytics estimates that 56% of U.S. employees have jobs that can be completed at least partially remotely, but that only 3.6% actually work at home. A year of remote work has changed this, with estimates of as many as 30% of those workers being at home by the end of 2021.

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The New York Times—Google to Spend $2.1 Billion on Manhattan Office Building - 

The New York Times—Google to Spend $2.1 Billion on Manhattan Office Building -  | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

Kate Lister, the president of Global Workplace Analytics, a consulting firm advising companies on their return-to-office policies, said that hybrid work would remain a permanent feature of work culture after the pandemic.

Office space is not going to disappear, but, Ms. Lister added, “The total space will come down.

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Fast Company—Equal pay for remote workers no matter where they're located

Fast Company—Equal pay for remote workers no matter where they're located | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

In one of the most comprehensive studies conducted on the topic, Global Workplace Analytics found that the average U.S. company can save $11,000 per year for every remote-hybrid employee. 

 

According to Global Workplace Analytics, a company with 1,000 employees working remotely half of the time, can save over $1 million a year. These massive savings stem from a combination of increased productivity, increased business continuity, reduced office costs, reduced absenteeism, and reduced turnover. 

 

Employees can save upwards of $6,400 per year by not having to allocate budget on transportation, work clothes, or meals.

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The New York Times: Work at Home or the Office? Either Way, There’s a Start-Up for That

The New York Times: Work at Home or the Office? Either Way, There’s a Start-Up for That | Global Workplace Analytics—In the News | Scoop.it

[...] whom office environments were never a good fit, said Kate Lister, president of the consulting firm Global Workplace Analytics [...]

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