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Hybrid work improved Filipinos Productivity, personal relationships

Hybrid work improved Filipinos Productivity, personal relationships

The hybrid work setup provided Filipino employees with productivity gains, work-life balance, and relief from traffic, said technology conglomerate Cisco.

In a poll of 28,000 full-time employees across 27 countries, Cisco revealed that the hybrid work arrangement restored the general well-being of employees across genders, generations and seniority levels.

In the Philippines, 90% said that they are generally happier and 85% reported that they have a healthier work-life balance than before. 

Meanwhile, 68% stated that the hybrid work setup has improved their physical well-being as they are able to exercise and eat healthier.

Performance-wise, the quality of work, productivity, job knowledge, skills, and workplace relationship also improved despite going into hybrid models.

Moreover, 92% of respondents said that they have stronger family relationships while 63% said that their friendships improved. 

OCTA Research President Ranjit Rye said, “The reality is, while COVID had a negative impact on our mental well-being, it did have some positive effects in terms of improving family relations.”

Managers Association of the Philippines (MAP) President Rogelio Singson , for his part, commented that “hybrid is here to stay.” 

“People leave the office if you force them to [report to work physically]. They will go to a company that will allow hybrid,” he added.

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