Larry Myers

Daily Note

August 12, 2023

Seeing this headline this morning made me laugh: 80% of bosses say they regret earlier return-to-office plans.

No kidding. The lack of empathy and understanding about why employees want to retain their WFH flexibility is dumbfounding. This isn’t about productivity, this is about control. Even if employees aren’t more productive when working from home, they are happier and more likely to stay. There are real costs to hiring and training. The labor shortage is not going away any time soon as the unemployment rate continues to go down and wages continue to rise.