Other findings from the CBRE report include:
In an increasingly virtual world, employees have a stronger sense of community and value the opportunity to connect face to face. Therefore, companies are creating more transparent environments where employees can see each other working, with easy access to spaces for formal and informal interaction.
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Remote information accessibility is the most important workplace attribute identified by employees, yet is also the poorest-performing measure of employee satisfaction, according to a study conducted by CBRE's Workplace Strategy group. Companies are responding by increasingly allowing employees to self-select the type of technology that supports the way they work, in addition to self-selecting the type of workspace that is best suited for the task at hand.
Millennials want choice. The report finds that Millennials prefer a mix of work environments - 52 percent want a mix of working at home and in an office, while 41 percent prefer to work mainly from one office. Only seven percent of Millennials prefer to work mainly from home.