“The pandemic has really changed jobs. This is a changed way of life. It has changed the way we live, ”said James Hughes, a professor at Rutgers University and honorary dean of the Edward J. School of Planning and Public Policy. Blaustain. COVID-19 caused the Great Resignation. Many people no longer even see work as a place where they should appear in person. More than two-thirds of the workforce during the pandemic worked from home.
If companies are considering the possibility of recovery, the dynamics of offices will be completely different, Hughes said. Few bosses will require five days in the office. Labor expert Bill Castellan of the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations agrees. “I think a lot of workers expect some form of flexibility to continue,” Castellana said. But others are happy to get back to work, even if it means masks and tests on COVID-19.
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