Observing trends that are forming and altering the way we work and live as we enter a new decade is enlightening. The use of newer work practises such as video conferencing tools and flexible work regulations is encouraged. Specifically, this is to make use of artificial intelligence in the context of a contemporary office environment. The evolution of these trends is expected to continue in 2020, with a few new trends emerging in the year after.
Home-based employment, according to a recent estimate, may result in a reduction of roughly 3 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions in the United Kingdom alone. Increased worry has been expressed regarding the potential influence of human actions on the environment. Furthermore, increased public awareness of the need of reducing one’s carbon footprint is having an impact on company practises. For environmental considerations alone, it is expected that more businesses will adopt rules allowing employees to work remotely.
Workplace Flexibility is a priority for Generation Z.
The city of San Antonio, for example, has enacted laws requiring firms to encourage their workers to work four days per week on average. Essentially, the move is a formal endorsement of more flexible working arrangements. Individuals’ daily commutes to and from work will be significantly reduced as a result of this.. Consequently, the quality of the public right of way should improve, and damage to the ozone layer in the city should be reduced. Another piece of legislation has been passed in this approach in the Philippines. Employers in the private sector can now provide remote working options, allowing them to save on precious resources and energy.
Generation Z is expected to account for a sizable portion of the workforce in the near future, according to predictions. People from generation Z are likely to begin their professional lives in this decade in large numbers. Therefore, companies must recognise the variety of methods in which this generation works and adapt their policies and procedures accordingly. The company’s leaders must also guarantee that they are able to attract and keep the attention of millennials in the company’s workforce. This is particularly significant given the fact that there is a skills gap across industries….
It is also essential for workers to be encouraged to follow their interests outside of work in order for them to begin on a purposeful and meaningful career path. Flexible working hours should be enhanced and reinforced, allowing for greater work-life balance and a more positive work-environment.