The employee experience is becoming more strategic than ever. Staying in one position over the course of your career is no longer the norm. Today’s employees change jobs around four times by age 32, staying at the same job for just 4.4 years, on average (half, if they’re younger).
More than 40 years ago, a group of business leaders speculated about what the workplace of the future would look like. George E. Pake of Xerox Corp. predicted he’d have a TV monitor sitting on his desk on which he could receive mail or messages and call up documents from his files with the press of a button.
Like it or not, flexible work environments are playing a key role in attracting and retaining employees. Companies that want to hire and retain the best need to be willing to break down their established structures and policies in order to engage employees.
Enterprise apps like Microsoft Teams, Salesforce, and ServiceNow are providing today’s employees with tools that enable them to collaborate, access information, and complete tasks from just about any device.
Employee communication is one of the most important ingredients in business—and being able to communicate the right information to the right employees is often a key differentiator in the success of a company.