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The future of work is flexible

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The pandemic changed our perceptions of the way we need to work and now, employees expect more.

While we don’t have a crystal ball, one thing is clear: The future of work is flexible

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Insight 1.A

In a post-lockdown Australia, remote work rules

When it comes to working location, over half (55%) of Australian knowledge workers are working remotely at least some of the time and 45% of workers have returned to the office full-time.

With very few Covid-19 restrictions in place, this could be a sign that both employers and employees are continuing to lean into remote working.

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Q. Which of the following best represents your work location?

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Employers are leading the return to the office

With debates around a full-time return to the office heating up, it’s clear some employers are pushing for the traditional way of working.

For employees who have returned to the office full-time, 43% said it was due to a directive from their employer, making it seem like those pre-pandemic office days are a hard habit to break.

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Q. Which of the following best represents the main reasons why you have returned to the office?

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Remote workers say ‘no thanks’ to the office

In a time where finding and retaining talent is harder than ever, listening and acting on what your team wants has never been more important.

50% of hybrid and remote workers stated they would consider quitting their job if their employer directed them to return to the office full-time.

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Q. Would you leave your job if your employer forced you to return to the office full time?

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Australians are making a move

Considering a sea change? Perhaps a tree change?

You’re not alone in your thinking. 31% of remote workers have either relocated away from the office or taken a working holiday.

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Q. Since working remotely, have you:

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