Perks, not pressure, help ease workers back to the office
Jim Adler, executive vice president of office services, explained to Brian Rogal from the Chicago Tribune that popular work-from-home options have left uncertainly hanging over the office real estate market.
“The conversations over the past couple of years has gone from ‘We’re going to return when it’s safe’ to ‘We’re going to do what the employees want to do,’” he said. “So, there is a little bit of a tug of war going on, but (employees) have been shaping the return to the office.”
Most Chicago-area firms are now enticing people back with new amenities and perks instead of giving employees hard deadlines. Yet the calculations for future space needs could still take months to complete.
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