Bringing employees back to the office will require a strategy that makes sense to employees, is appropriately communicated and above all, promotes flexibility.  (Credit: Andrey Popov/

As offices begin to reopen, business leaders and HR teams need to evaluate the impact of bringing employees back to the workplace. One lesson of the past year is that the flexibility of remote work has created a happier, more productive workforce. Therefore, coming back to the office is not as simple as hitting “undo” on your current processes. More than a third of the workforce is very likely to quit (despite high satisfaction levels) if forced to come back to the office five days a week.

Related: 4 items that should be part of every return-to-office plan

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