New Delhi: The Covid-induced lockdown has changed the definition of the workplace as the concept of ‘working from home’ has come true due to the unprecedented pandemic. Subsequently, the hybrid workplace model started to become a new standard, as employees were allowed to work remotely or work from anywhere. However, the freedom to “work where the Internet is” may not exist permanently, according to an Economic Times report.Also Read – Latest Work From Home News: How Indian IT Majors Plan To Call Back Employees To The Office
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- About 12% of private companies plan to offer their employees the option to work from anywhere on a permanent basis, ET reported citing a survey conducted by Deloitte.
- The Deloitte survey covered more than 450 organizations. The survey revealed that one in four companies in the IT / ITeS industry plan to allow their employees to work from any location. However, companies in most other industries aren’t too keen on approving the freedom to work in any city, according to the Economic Times report.
- Company executives have cited “cross-team collaboration,” “employee bonding,” “data privacy,” “improved productivity,” and “hardware infrastructure” as reasons they want their employees return to their home sites, according to the Economic Times report.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) previously said it would encourage employees to join offices by the end of calendar year 2021, according to an IANS report. Read also – Good news: this company allows all its 40,000 employees to work from home permanently
After spending more than 18 months under the work-from-home model, those in the IT industry in Kerala, following the easing of Covid standards, are eagerly waiting to return to work from their desks, IANS reported . Also Read – Work From Home To End Soon: Wipro, Deloitte, HDFC And Axis Bank Mull To Reopen Offices In Phased Way