What are the issues with hybrid work and how can we solve them?

Over 80% of companies believe that the future of work is hybrid. With many companies having moved or looking to move to a hybrid model it is important to think about what issues it poses and how companies can solve for them.

Pretty much everyone feels the same

After more than a year of working remotely, it seemed like pretty much everyone felt the same:

However, there were a proportion of team members, mainly younger ones, who didn’t have a good space at home to work and therefore would value a shared co-working space to drop into, regardless of who else was there.

And so the shift to hybrid working began

As a result, the majority of companies have moved to or are moving to a hybrid model. Most booking a private space for their whole team a couple of days a week so they have the benefit of private space, but the affordability of paying for less than a full week.

However hybrid has posed some interesting issues: teams can’t leave any personal belongings around, not everyone can work from home (as noted above), and teams can’t use any personal branding. However, ways to get around this are:

But also the benefits

Ideally, hybrid work is the best of both worlds: structure and sociability, and independence and flexibility

Despite some small, solvable issues, hybrid ultimately has many advantages; cost savings; increased productivity; the flexibility for everyone to live where they like and still get the regular social and brainstorming sessions; reduced carbon footprint, and the right kind of space for the right kind of work. To name just a few!

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Co-founder of Tally Market