The following infographic illustrates the biggest workplace trends for 2016. The information presented in the infographic includes employee trends, work/life balance trends and office layout trends.

It is reported that мore than 1 in 4 „Millennials“ (those born between the 1980s and 2000s) will become managers in 2016. What is more, office space is shrinking and will continue to do so in 2016. By 2020, the average amount of space per employee will drop to 150 square feet, down from 400 in 1985. Another prediction is that maternity leave will become an even bigger topic with 64% of employees saying that they want unlimited maternity leave.

According to the infographic, boomerang employees will become accepted. Nowadays more than 1 in 3 companies report they are more accepting of them.

Furthermore, it is predicted that machines may be able to do 1/2 of all jobs within the next 2 decades. An interesting fact is that McDonald’s Europe has already installed 7,000 touch-screen computers.



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