A Gallup study found that 59% respondents said they would prefer to stay working remotely after government lockdowns have been lifted.
If you couple this with the estimated 40% of people that are looking to change job in the next 12 months, it's clear that employers need to pay attention to employee needs.
This presents a great opportunity to hire great talent, on a hybrid or remote basis.
If you provide a great working environment regardless of their location teamwork and your people will flourish.
When teams pull together it is usually around a common goal or purpose. Because they share the same idea, they are all moving in the same direction.
A 2011 study by the American Career Advisory Board wanted to assess the career motivations of millennials. The perception that money and status were the main drivers of this younger generation were untrue.
75% of the surveyed employees between the ages of 21 and 31 said that a career with a sense of purpose and meaning was most important to them.
Teamwork is both a contributor to and signifier of a positive work environment.
In 2011 several Australian institutions published the results of a longitudinal study into the psychosocial quality of work.
For people to generate their best performance they need to feel connected and engaged with purpose and meaning. This is true irrespective of the arena. It is how people, at their best, work and play.
Teamwork is the best reflection of a positive environment.
At regular intervals throughout the year we will run company wide team challenges. The are scalable though the whole organisations and led my the managers and senior leadership. There is no better way to generate shared experiences amongst your people.
Within the PepTalk app there are daily themed #hashtags for employees at every level to post images of where they are and what they up to. This window into the working day is great for kicking starting conversations and connections.
Whether your team is location based, fully remote or operating under a hybrid model of working, communication and engagement are the springboards for success. Our Leadership Lab and Monthly TeamTalks provide actionable ways for managers to engage with their team.
Managing teams based around KPIs is a limited, one-dimensional approach to people management.
Our new pulsing feature will provide real-time data to managers on their team's readiness to work.