As companies try to navigate the hybrid work model and their office space needs, it’s been a case of executives and employees trying to find their way and a new balance. The pandemic seems to be slowing — although on January 23 there was a running daily average of 46,418 cases and 36,650 hospitalized, according to the New York Times, and the CDC still lists Covid-19 and the third leading cause of death in the US.

Many companies are pushing to get workers back into the office. But according to a new survey from American Staffing Association and Harris Poll, only 48% of workers work completely in person in corporate offices, while 28% are hybrid and 24% are fully remote. A majority of them are out of the office at least part of the time if not all.

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