Hybrid working or Remote Working is here to stay. Organizations across the globe have been warming up to this idea for a long time. And the pandemic that raged the world recently has only been catalysis to this process. Employees now like to be given or offered the choice to pick their way of working. This autonomy and freedom of choice go a long way in building a robust employee experience from “hire to retire” at every stage.
Remote working was made possible by various collaboration tools, multiple software platforms, and most importantly support from the leadership and human resources. here are some amazing insights from the same.
- Microsoft’s Work Trend Index (published in March 2021) found that 66% of employers around the world are redesigning their workplaces to accommodate hybrid work arrangements.
- According to FlexJobs’ 10th Annual Survey (conducted between July and August 2021), 58% of respondents report wanting to be full-time remote employees post-pandemic, while 39% want a hybrid work environment.
- By April 2020, Zoom Video Communications had 300 million daily meeting participants worldwide. Only six months prior to that, at the end of 2019, this number stood at 10 million meeting participants. Covid-19 made the world look for alternative options to communicate and Zoom seems to be a pretty much popular choice.Zoom was used in nearly 200 countries and territories around the world.
- The top day of the week for meetings was Wednesday, followed by Tuesday and Thursday.
- The average meeting length was 54 minutes.
- The average meeting size was 10 participants.
- 42% join meeting from their bed. Also, 11% use zoom while using public transport.
- Zoom webinar statistics reveal that the solution is the leading web conferencing software with a market share of 38.21%.
- Commuting time was reduced by 62.4 million hours per day with aggregate time savings of over 9 billion hours starting from the middle of March 2020 to the middle of September 2020.
- People are saving on average close to 500 dollars per month being at home during COVID-19. Resulting in savings close to $6000 per year.
Work from home had indeed been a blessing in disguise during the pandemic. But with every great power comes great responsibility. Remote work brings its own set of problems that employers all over the world are trying to find solutions to. Employee voice often loses its importance in a remote working space especially when conversations get limited to only work-related topics and there is the absence of humane interaction.
Berryworks, a deep learning employee voice platform can help your employees feel good during remote working by indulging in conversations that really matter to them. Well, thats not all, it also ensures that based upon the conversation, actionable insights can be generated that can be used for better policymaking.
Berry is a digital personality that can be an HR leader’s strongest ally and every employee’s biggest confidant. Berry can help measure and improve employee happiness. Berry uses deep learning to interact, interpret and drive accountability using actionable patterns that it learns. Berry is available to answer simple questions and is capable of having complex conversations with employees. HR Leaders use Berry to run campaigns that help them to understand the pulse of the organization around various topics. Conversations are then analyzed and actionable insights are drawn out instantaneously.