The majority of respondents to a CHG Healthcare survey said managers were most responsible for establishing company culture—even more than the executive team. (Credit: treety/

With so many changes in work life wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have grappled with a multitude of new challenges over the past several months, from managing remote work-related fatigue to encouraging engagement and a sense of belonging. These efforts have been expended in the service of answering an age-old question in a new era: What do employees really want in a workplace culture?

To provide a clear picture of that answer, staffing provider CHG Healthcare conducted a survey of over 800 U.S. workers over a 16-day period in July and August. These workers ranged in age from 18 to 71, and were asked about their attitudes towards working from home, mental health, and issues of diversity and inclusion.

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Richard Binder

Richard Binder, based in New York, is part of the social media team at ALM. He is also a 2014 recipient of the ASPBE Award for Excellence in the Humorous/Fun Department.

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