Navigating hybrid work together

Employees today have high expectations for what they want out of work. Learn how to make hybrid work work in this 2022 guide.

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The move to flexible work

Start making the shift to flexible work today

Get started with our functional quick-start guides for every leader – from HR to sales.

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Automate processes and manage agility.

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Embrace flexibility and promote inclusion.

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Vet needs and roles in the transition to hybrid.

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Transform how your team engages with customers.

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Reimagine your office and hybrid-work strategy.

A person sitting in an office using a laptop.

Automate processes and manage agility.

Two people on a Teams video call.

Embrace flexibility and promote inclusion.

A person wearing headphones using a laptop that is connected to multiple monitors.

Vet needs and roles in the transition to hybrid.

A person looking through paperwork while on a Teams video call on their laptop.

Transform how your team engages with customers.

A person wearing a hard hat and using a tablet.

Reimagine your office and hybrid-work strategy.

Empower flexible work with the Microsoft Cloud

Give your team the tools they need to deliver business results faster while working more flexibly, using products and hybrid work solutions like Microsoft Power Platform, Dynamics 365, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Security.

Flexible work is here to stay

Discover the data, trends and insights needed to thrive in a new world of flexible workplaces.

The Work Trend Index

Read Microsoft’s 2022 annual report for the latest research on hybrid work trends and tips to help you make the transition to hybrid work.

The new era of flexible work

See Satya Nadella, Microsoft Chairman and CEO, and Ryan Roslansky, CEO of LinkedIn, discuss the future of work in a WorkLab Live recap.

Make meetings work for everyone, no matter where they are

Flexible work means meetings just got more complicated. Learn what to do before, during and after meetings to bring people together – whether they’re remote, onsite or on the go.

Get a head start on implementing policies and practices

Use Microsoft’s own internal guidebooks for employees and managers to implement flexible work in your organisation. We’ve made these publicly available to help every organisation adapt to the new reality faster.

Employee Quick Guide: Exploring your flexible workplace preferences

Manager Quick Guide: Developing team agreements

Manager Quick Guide: Adjusting to the hybrid workplace

Employee Quick Guide: Adjusting to the hybrid workplace

Employee Quick Guide: Effective and inclusive meetings

Explore additional resources

Crash Course in Microsoft Teams

Innovate Through Inclusion

A practical guide to hybrid work

A flexible hybrid framework embraces people, places and processes. These practical guides will help you understand and implement hybrid working successfully in your organisation.

A CEO’s guide to hybrid work

The revolution in the future of work materialised in a matter of weeks. Whilst it brings an exciting opportunity, it also brings new challenges for leaders. Are you ready?

What customers are saying

Organisations are already partnering with Microsoft to help their employees succeed in the new world of flexible work. But don’t take our word for it.

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”We see a hybrid work approach supported by Microsoft tools as an opportunity to combine the best of both worlds.”

– Tracy Platt, Chief Human Resources Officer

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”As a result of Microsoft Bookings, we see more customers and create a sense of trust right from the start.”

– Raid El Badarin-Deriy, Head of Modern Workplace

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”Microsoft 365 has been a massive enabler in providing our employees a great environment to work.”

– Kemal Cetin, Global Chief Information Officer

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"We use Microsoft 365 tools to create a hybrid workplace and support our associates’ desire for more flexibility.”

– Jim Fowler, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer