The Work-From-Anywhere War Is Beginning
As we continue to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of work, it's becoming increasingly clear that top talent holds significant power in shaping the way we work. Raj Choudhury, an economist from Harvard Business School, argues that it's the most sought-after job candidates who end up determining what our jobs and workplaces look like.
We've seen this play out in the shift towards greater flexibility and remote work. Top talent isn't content with just a hybrid work model, they want the ability to work from wherever they choose. Choudhury states that "there are two kinds of companies. One is going to embrace work-from-anywhere, and the second is in denial—I feel those companies will lose their workforce."
This presents a significant challenge for established firms. Will they cling to their expensive real estate and slow-to-evolve managers, or will they adapt to the new trend? Startups, on the other hand, have a strong advantage as they are nimble and able to adapt quickly to this cultural shift. In fact, we can expect to see more startups migrate to remote-first in 2023.
As we move forward, it's important to remember that the way we work is not set in stone. It's a constantly evolving process, shaped by the desires and demands of top talent. Companies that are able to adapt and respond to these changes will be the ones that thrive in the long run.
Read the full article here - https://www.wired.com/story/remote-work-labor-economy/
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