The last two years have forced organisations to rethink the way we work, with more and more organisations adopting remote and hybrid working models as part of their long-term strategy. It’s important that in changing business models, employee experience and engagement must be considered.
Working remotely changed employee relationships with their organisations, crystallising the importance of employee interaction and staff wellbeing, and highlighting how intrinsic this is to staff productivity, creativity, and resilience. It has become clear that investing time and money into the employee experience is beneficial not only to individuals, but to businesses as a whole.
Since Microsoft responded in 2021 by launching a digital employee experience platform, Microsoft Viva, we surveyed the market to see what where employee engagement ranked in their current priorities.