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How to make a winning return-to-office plan

By Alyson Shontell, Fortune

It has never been harder to lead a business than right now.


Even if you set aside the numerous macroeconomic headwinds CEOs are facing, the internal challenges are daunting too.


Employees expect more from employers than ever before. They want flexibility about where, when, and how they work. Many are grappling with mental and physical health issues that have been exacerbated by the pandemic. The cost of living has increased faster than most wages. If you’re the boss, you are now expected to be mindful of all these factors and provide solutions for personal and professional wellbeing around the clock.


To help, Fortune is launching Fortune @ Work, a quarterly series of case studies on the future of work. Our first 8-story installment includes advice from Fortune 500 CHROs on how to create effective return-to-office plans, a retention strategy Dropbox used to reverse high attrition, and what characteristics future workplaces need to build healthy cultures.


We hope these stories speak to some of the issues you are facing, and help your organizations make the best decisions for all stakeholders in these complicated times.

Fortune @ Work: The Return-to-Office Playbook


A quarterly must-read guide for executives about how leaders are tackling the thorniest people issues and using talent strategy to drive business innovation.


DECEMBER 6, 2022

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