Up until last year, a large part of the human experience involved leaving one’s home, encountering a specific bunch of people, trying to get along with them, doing some work, bidding them goodbye, and going home again. Because of COVID-19, a large part of America’s workforce has spent most of 2020 working from home.
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Here Are The Things Professionals Miss The Most About The In Person Office
- Social aspects- missing friends (34%)
- The food (19%)
- Career Growth (18%)
- Mentorship opportunities (13%)
- Spouse/ partners getting on nerves (9%)
- Dating prospects (7%)
More Key Learnings:
- 26% of Twitter professionals miss the food
- 46% of Cisco professionals miss the social aspects
- 29% of Visa professionals miss the career growth
- ¼ of Snap professionals miss mentorship opportunities
- 17% of Oracle professionals’ spouses are getting on their nerves
- 15% of Lyft professionals miss the dating prospects
An Intuit professional shared, “I miss my office because -
- I miss my team
- Whiteboard design sessions
- Happy hours
- Mentor/mentee side of things
- Optimism & excitement.
Feels like we are in a dark tunnel. On the plus side, I am enjoying great time with my family & especially kids. I am getting to know & appreciate them more”
The office might look different when we all go back to work, but one thing is certain: It isn’t going away.
Yes, coming together in an office setting may be more infrequent, but when we need to meet in order to address important situations or simply get the kind of creative input that comes from team dynamics, the office will be there.