The COVID-19 pandemic has created a misconception that all of today’s workforce can work remotely easily. In reality, 75% of American workers need to be physically present at their place of employment.
This is why companies are placing their employee's health and safety and mitigating the risk of infection at the top of the list to support employees returning to the office.
At HQ, we’ve collected valuable client insights from a breadth of industries to understand the factors that help or hinder the return to the workplace. We see 30%-50% recovery levels by end of 2021 with financial institutions surpassing law firms and media.
As we step into 2022, we are at the peak of the Omicron variant in terms of new covid-19 cases, but we at HQ are seeing light at the end of the tunnel.