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Please Take our 5-Minute Pulse Poll Today!

At the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance we author our own research and provide comprehensive advice and cutting-edge solutions based on facts, market trends, and data analytics. We know what works and what doesn’t because we’ve done the research and analyzed the trends and results.

We’re looking for unique insights and opinions on the future of work and how flexibility will be reimagined during and after the pandemic.  We invite you to participate in a quick 5 minute pulse poll regarding the future of work.
The poll addresses remote work policies, practices and strategies organizations are implementing and/or plan to implement after the pandemic. All participants will receive aggregated data, insights and trends (individual responses will be confidential).


Please complete this pulse poll by Friday, December 4th. We hope you will participate, as your participation will greatly help us gather robust data and uncover insights and trends.

Here is the link to the pulse poll:

5-Minute Pulse Poll – The Future of Work

Contact Sejal Shah at sejal@dfalliance.com for more information.

The Alliance’s Action Steps are designed to assist organizations with implementing practical strategies and policies related to diversity and flexibility. Members can access full versions of all of the Alliance’s Action Steps in the Member Resource Center

Organizations and employees have faced significant struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one positive that’s developed from the pandemic is that many organizations, even those historically against flexible work, have adjusted to employees working remotely and flexibly. Now is the time to collect data and build a business case for flexible work to continue after the pandemic ends. Monitor experiences and measure employee productivity, satisfaction, and effectiveness to understand what worked and what didn’t in order to pave the way for the future of flexible work:

  1. Survey to Understand Experiences & Needs. Survey employees to collect data around flexible work during the pandemic. The survey should include questions specific to why things worked or why they didn’t so you can make improvements: What types of technology would have made remote work smoother? Did supervisors help balance work and personal obligations? Did managers maintain connections during this time? By gathering this type of data, you can make changes, as necessary, to improve employee productivity and effectiveness. You’ll also have a better understanding of challenges specific to the pandemic so you can address these matters with flexible work skeptics. For example, if an organizational leader states that hours were down in his/her department, you’ll be able to show this was related to less work available in that area due to the pandemic rather than issues with telecommuting. 

Continue Reading in the Member Resource Center

To read this entire Action Step become a member of the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance. To further discuss ways to collect and use data during the pandemic, contact Manar Morales