HR Trends: The Key Reads of July 2021

Top HR Reads for July 2021

Welcome to our summary of July’s best reads on HR trends!

This month, hot topics included difficulties hiring and retaining employees during the “great resignation,” how companies will adjust with the return to the office, and what employers can do to keep their workforces engaged. 

HR Trends for July 2021

To retain and attract talent, companies are turning to flexible work options and benefits that offer flexibility and autonomy

  • Citigroup and other banks are allowing permanent hybrid work, while Microsoft’s offer to allow employees to work from home half the time is seen as a sign of trust in its workforce.
  • With “almost 40% of workers” saying they might quit if not allowed to work remotely, employers are looking at other options if that model isn’t available to them, some even considering a four-day workweek.
  • Why are some employers aren’t allowing flexible work options? It could be due to psychological biases, which employee surveys and research could prove incorrect.

Those who don’t offer these benefits are falling victim to the “great resignation”

There are additional ways to prevent this exodus

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