August 2022

2022 Future of Work Survey

Always endeavoring to understand how work itself is evolving, Worklife surveyed 575 employees who work at technology companies to gain an understanding of how “work-life” has changed in recent years — and to understand where it’s going next.

Q1. Are you more or less productive working remotely?

Q2. If your company said they’d fire you if you refused to return to the office full time, how would you react?

Q3. If you’re opposed to working 40 hours per week out of an office, can you please tell us why? Check all that apply.

Q4. Do you think your company (not employees)cares too much about where/when you work?

Q5. What do you think of companies or managers that demand employees work from the office?

Q6. If your company paid employees $3,000 more per year if they came into the office 40 hours per week, would you choose to work remotely or get the extra $3,000 and go into the office?

Q7. If you work remotely, how have you been networking and/or meeting new people outside of your company?

Q8. What actions, if any, are you taking to stand out, given that many teams operate remotely and given that a forthcoming recession could weaken everyone’s job security? Select all that apply.

Q9. Which company benefits - or potential benefits - are most important to you?

Q10. If you work remotely, what do you miss most about in-person work?

Q11. Do you think your team works better in-person or remote?

Q12.Do you think your company, as a whole, would be better off with a 4-day workweek?

Survey Methodology

575 employees who work at US-based tech firms were surveyed. The sample size reflected the geographic, educational, racial and income related demographics at US tech companies and therefore are reflective of the sentiments of tech workers across the broader ecosystem

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