An abundance of articles is written at the end of each year predicting industry and market trends for the year to come. And like many who are interested in the #futureofwork, we checked at least a dozen credible sources and went through the predictions for what seems to be a rather unpredictable future.
With COVID lockdowns and restrictions spanning almost two years, remote work becoming a norm, many businesses closing down, a great reset and an even greater resignation, all these at the backdrop of rising economic and geopolitical uncertainties, it’s no wonder that chaos is now reigning over work life and labor markets. One thing we know for sure is that being “always on” for work-related matters is a thing of the past and simultaneous collaboration is disappearing in favor of asynchronous communication.
Amidst this utter confusion, we see some trends beginning to take shape in 2022. We analyzed several sources containing reports, surveys and predictions for the future of work and compiled all trends in five categories. Check out a full list of the resources used at the end of the article.