Spotlight on: Adding Up the Benefits of Remote and Hybrid Work

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Spotlight on: Adding Up the Benefits of Remote and Hybrid Work

Human Resources
Pages:13 pages

Author: Dilys Leman, Lindsay Coffin, Liz Marcil


This series uses spotlights and case studies to examine human resources trends in new ways of working, inclusion, workplace mental health, customizable work practices, and the evolution of retirement.

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In this research, we explore the social, environmental, and financial benefits of flexible work arrangements.

How much time and money can average employees save per year on commuting, parking, and meals if they work remotely or in a hybrid model? How can hybrid and remote work arrangements increase recruitment and retention? In what ways can these arrangements benefit the environment?

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Key findings
Increased talent pools and more diversity, equity, and inclusion
Less commuting and fewer emissions
Alleviated housing market pressures
Increased control, time, and cost savings
Time to reconsider the costs and value of a return-to-the-office strategy
Appendix A—Methodology
Appendix B—Bibliography

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