Since COVID-19 first brought disruption to workplaces in 2020, organisations and their employees have experienced distinct ‘waves’ of change. During the first wave, organisations experienced a sense of anxiety and a desire from employees to . Then, organisations experienced an increasing around the ideal approach to modern work.
Employees now have stronger expectations of a healthier, more sustainable workplace culture – one which places higher value on the importance of mental health. These changed employee ideals, preferences and demands reflect a new wave of change – a wave that Allianz has named ‘The Workplace Wave’.