Survey about our ways of working

According to the survey, 87% of employees do not want to work from the office full-time. IT company Ivanti conducted this survey. It asked 4,510 office workers and 1,609 IT professionals in the US, UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Sweden and Australia.

The result implies a strong desire for hybrid working that combines working from an on-site workplace and another location. What’s more, companies that do insist on a full-time return to the office could face resignations. More specifically, 24% of respondents say they would quit their job if they were forced to do so.

In Spain, for example, 81% of office workers have relocated temporarily or permanently, Ivanti found. If they were forced to come back to the office full-time, 24% said they would look for another job.

The workforce has already seen significant shifts in recent years. According to Ivanti, the number of digital nomads in the US has more than tripled. The number is from 4.8 million in 2018 to 15.5 million in 2021.

Nearly a quarter (24%) of employees have quit their jobs in the past year as well. In addition, 28% of survey respondents said they were planning to change jobs in the next six months.

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