Measure remote working

Understanding the remote working employee experience through the power of data

Measure remote working

Understanding the remote working employee experience through the power of data

Introduction to
Leesman Home

COVID-19 has been a catalyst for workplace change. More than ever before, organisations need to understand their employees’ relationship with the home and office.

In response, our Home Working survey offers organisations absolute clarity when it comes to understanding remote working.

Introduction to Leesman Home

COVID-19 has been a catalyst for workplace change. More than ever before, organisations need to understand their employees’ relationship with the home and office.

In response, our Home Working survey offers organisations absolute clarity when it comes to understanding remote working.

Leesman Home survey: how it works

Based on the tried and tested methodology of our office survey, our home working survey has been expertly designed to allow you to pinpoint which activities are being supported, how the home is impacting a sense of productivity and connection and the importance of features, while also allowing you to identify demographical differences.

Leesman Home survey: how it works

Based on the tried and tested methodology of our office survey, our home working survey has been expertly designed to allow you to pinpoint which activities are being supported, how the home is impacting a sense of productivity and connection and the importance of features, while also allowing you to identify demographical differences.

Leesman Home Working data

The Leesman Index database is a goldmine of information. The data gathered powers our certified list of the best workplace experiences in the world and our research publications, which set the tone for the global workplace conversation.

Individual employee
responses

320,337

Employees working
from home

86%

H-Lmi

74.8

Global workplace
populations assessed

2,442

Countries

103

Data as at 30.09.2022

Leesman Home Working data

The Leesman Index database is a goldmine of information. The data gathered powers our certified list of the best workplace experiences in the world and our research publications, which set the tone for the global workplace conversation.

Individual employee
responses

320,337

Employees working
from home

86%

H-Lmi

74.8

Global workplace
populations assessed

2,442

Countries

103

Data as at 30.09.2022

Home working impact

Employees are asked how their home is impacting their ability to perform their roles and their overall experience;
such as how productively they feel they can work or how their home/work life balance is being affected.

Productivity

85.8%

Work-life balance

74.3%

Connection to colleagues

64.7%

For a more detailed look and comparisons with our office-based datapoints, take a look at the Leesman Home Working Experience impact code.

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Data as at 30.09.2022

Home working activities

We ask all employees which activities are important to them and how supported they feel
with carrying out those activities at home.

Top 5

% Importance
Individual focused work, desk based 89.5%
Planned meetings 79.2%
Collaborating on focused work 61.2%
Telephone conversations 57.3%
Informal, un-planned meetings 54.3%

 

% Supported
Individual focused work, desk-based 91.7%
Planned meetings 94.5%
Collaborating on focused work 82.8%
Telephone conversations 93.4%
Informal, un-planned meetings 74.9%

Data as at 30.09.2022

Home working features

We also ask employees which features are important to them at home and how
satisfied they are with these features.

Top 5

% Importance
Desk or table 90.8%
Chair 89.9%
WiFi network connectivity 88.7%
Computing equipment, mobile 87.3%
Remote access to work files or network 74.9%

 

% Satisfaction
Desk or table 69.3%
Chair 63.3%
WiFi network connectivity 79.3%
Computing equipment, mobile 86.0%
Remote access to work files or network 83.8%

Data as at 30.09.2022

Home working setting

Each chart shows the percentage of employees who work at each setting accompanied by the H-Lmi for each setting.

A dedicated work room
or office

49%

H-Lmi 79.1

A dedicated work area
(but not separate room)

30%

H-Lmi 74.5

A non-work specific home location
(e.g. dining table)

22%

H-Lmi 66.2

Data as at 30.09.2022
Percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding

Resources

We understand the importance of sharing information in times of uncertainty. Whether it’s webinars or written content,
Leesman will stay at the forefront of investigating remote working and employee experience.

home working webinar

Data Debrief overview

March 2021
Listening time – 5 mins

Go big or your employees will stay home – here we asked our Chief Insights and Research Officer, Dr Peggie Rothe, 10 questions to give us a headline overview of our most recent findings.

Home working dealbreakers

April 2021
Reading time – 4 mins

What part of the home working experience has the biggest impact on the desire to return to the office?

Home working impact code

Data updated 30 September 2022

Take a look at what the home working data is currently telling us by viewing the results of each line of inquiry.

Download data

Resources

We understand the importance of sharing information in times of uncertainty. Whether it’s webinars or written content,
Leesman will stay at the forefront of investigating remote working and employee experience.

home working webinar

Data Debrief overview

March 2021
Listening time – 5 mins

Go big or your employees will stay home – here we asked our Chief Insights and Research Officer, Dr Peggie Rothe, 10 questions to give us a headline overview of our most recent findings.

Home working dealbreakers

April 2021
Reading time – 4 mins

What part of the home working experience has the biggest impact on the desire to return to the office?

Home working impact code

Data updated 30 June 2021

Take a look at what the home working data is currently telling us by viewing the results of each line of inquiry.

Download data