More than 80 percent of workers don't want to go back to the office full time, survey says

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According to a survey conducted by Harvard Business School, out of 1 500 remote workers, 27 percent don't want to go back to the office at all.

The majority of the workers surveyed (61 percent) would prefer a hybrid schedule with going to the office two or three times per week.

Only 18 percent wanted to go back to the office full time. Among the 18 percent were often married people or people with children.

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"As we’re preparing to get back to business as usual it seems professionals don’t want ‘business as usual’," says Patrick Mullane, Harvard Business School Online executive director.

"They want flexibility from their employers to allow them to maintain the new work/home balance and productivity they have come to enjoy,” Patrick adds.

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