Office worker cutout Despite the adoption of remote work by many companies, traditional, on-site jobs will continue to be important in the future. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A new analysis finds that HR managers are facing ongoing challenges in balancing workforces that are split between on-site workers and employees who work remotely. Although remote work will be a talent magnet, the report said, companies have work to do in other areas, such as training and creating a diverse and inclusive work environment.

The report, released by Oxford Economics, the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and SAP SuccessFactors, surveyed HR leaders in 10 countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Mexico, Spain, the United States, and the United Kingdom. One top takeaway is that more than half of respondents in the U.S. and 38% of non-U.S. respondents said that establishing work cultures that support remote work will be one of the top three challenges after the pandemic subsides.

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