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Employers must be flexible to ease return-to-office tug of war

A hybrid model can only work if employers and employees both have input

| Southeast Asia
Office workers go for lunch at the central business district in Singapore on April 26, the first day free of COVID-19 restrictions: employees need to make the return to the office worth it.    © Reuters

Renee McGowan is Asia, Middle East and Africa president for Mercer. She is based in Dubai.

Defining the way we work post-COVID 19 is proving trickier than the Great Office Exit of 2020. As employers share their post-pandemic blueprint for work, they are facing stronger-than-expected pushback from employees who want ongoing flexibility.

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