New Report Shows 51% of Workers Who Returned to the Office Saw an Increase in Productivity

Experience management platform Raydiant has released the findings from its State of the Post-COVID Workplace Experience.

The report surveyed 600 U.S. workers, who were employed full time, either salaried or hourly, and who worked in an office, had to go remote, and had recently returned.

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Key Findings: 

  • 64% are happy about returning to the workplace. Almost two-thirds of employees are looking forward to getting back to in-person work
  • They feared loss of productivity when they went remote. With 51% reporting that they feel more productive now that they’ve returned to work, they did experience a loss of productivity working remotely.
  • 46% refused to return to in-person work. 13% were fired and 15% quit, but 72% worked out a plan with their employer for accommodations or hybrid.
  • 51% are required to be vaccinated as part of the return to the workplace. Additionally, 42% need to wear a mask at all times at work.
  • Respondents missed socializing with co-workers the most. They also missed collaborating with co-workers and having in-person meetings, as well as the lack of distractions they had at home.
  • 66% say their employer has prioritized their health and safety well. Additionally, 49% believe their office did a great job in preparing the technology and tools needed to return.

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