39% Indian Employees Ready to Return to Their Workplaces: Survey

39% Indian Employees Ready to Return to Their Workplaces: Survey

Around 39 per cent of employees in the Indian formal sector are prepared to resume working from office premises , while 23 per cent organisations claimed that they are not yet prepared to resume their office even in unlock 5.0., found a recent survey.


TimesJobs conducted survey titled, 'Back to Work After COVID' to understand the preparedness of both the employees and the employers. A total of 1,268 employees and 863 HR managers working across different sectors were surveyed.


Among the employers, nearly, 51 per cent HR managers said that their firms could revoke the work from home policies soon. The rest 48 per cent said that their firms could continue working remotely for some more time.


About 67 per cent employers has planned to provide cab facility to their employees for commuting to maintain social distancing and 42 per cent employers said that the future workplaces will have strict hygiene protocols as a standard mandate.


Sanjay Goyal, Business Head, TimesJobs and TechGig, said, “The TimesJobs survey findings indicate that organisations are all set to re-open their offices with an array of policy changes and a bunch of safety checks in place. While many employers are eager to get back to work to ensure the business continuity and manage employee productivity, it is certain that the work environment won't look the same as it was in the past. Companies will have to think how they wish to operate, innovate and compete while getting back to work.”


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