headshots of various ages, races, of people To implement true work flexibility, companies need to take a step back and first ask their employees what flexibility means to them. (Photo: Shutterstock)

How we work is constantly changing in 2022 – and will continue to evolve as we navigate the next workplace trend around the corner. Over the last few months, we’ve seen companies announce that their employees are to return to the office, only to walk this directive back a few weeks later. Some companies are staying fully remote, some are going with a hybrid model, and others are even planning for a full return to the office in the future.

As companies figure out the best work model for their employees, one bolder approach has been tested in some companies and countries: the four-day workweek. In just this year alone, we’ve seen companies, such as Bolt and Panasonic, introduce four-day workweeks while Belgium is the latest country to introduce the option for the entire country.

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