Leadership considerations for a hybrid workforce

Companies should move quickly to navigate disruption and adapt to new ways of working.

Eric Davis

Eric Davis

Managing Director Account Relationships, Advisory BDO, KPMG US

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Mark Gibson

Mark Gibson

Partner, Advisory, NSL & Teams, KPMG U.S.

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As organizations start to look ahead to a post-pandemic future, they are now challenged with staying on the frontier of new workplace technologies and driving a positive employee experience. Companies should critically rethink their operating model when it comes to collaboration and working, to both maintain their attractiveness to prospective employees and provide the flexibility demanded from existing employees.

Companies should also evaluate their existing operating model against their technology strategy and workforce advancement strategy. In a recent KPMG survey of technology company leaders, responses were divided between investing in skills development for their current workforces or investing in new technologies:

  • 37 percent stated they are prioritizing upskilling
  • 25 percent said they are prioritizing technology investment
  • 38 percent stated that both investments are of equal importance.

Read the rest of the report for additional insights and essential questions to ask while considering your company’s future.