14 April 2022 | By Sherrie Haynie

The hybrid workplace, as a concept, envisions a situation that meets the needs of multiple groups. Those who thrive on the energy of person-to-person interaction in a highly social and collaborative environment get to socialize to their heart’s content in the office. Meanwhile, those who need quiet, solitude and flexibility to get their job done work remotely.

But in reality, both the driving forces behind hybrid work and the day-to-day experience may be quite different from what I just described.

Those working from home may not always be doing so well fulfilling their needs for quiet or solitude. Some may need to work from home due to family issues (like having school-aged children who are learning remotely). And many who are working at the office may be doing so not because they want a higher degree of personal interaction but because they’ve found it’s impractical to do their job remotely.

Read the full article at Forbes.