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The future of work, according to employees



Some workers expect the workplace to look drastically different in 30 years, according to a March poll conducted by They predict a four-day workweek, emails drafted by artificial intelligence and nationwide salary transparency.

Others, however, say they’ll still be working their usual 9-to-5 schedule, and perhaps facing increased burnout.

Below are those findings, as well as other highlights from workers’ predictions for workplace in coming decades.


By the numbers



The share of workers who think the traditional 9-5 corporate work schedule will remain common. Most expect flexible work hours to become more common, and nearly half think four-day workweeks will become more widely accepted.



The amount of workers who believe a hybrid model will become more common than other models. Beyond that, 29% think most jobs will shift to fully remote. Only 7% believe most jobs will return to full-time in-person work.



The number of states that will mandate salary transparency, according to 40% of workers.



The percentage of workers who expect work-life balance to worsen. A similar share — 38% — expect it to improve.



The age by which most workers plan to retire. While 18% said they expect to retire at or before age 60, 28% expect to work beyond 70. However, the majority of workers — about 54% — anticipate retiring between ages 61-70.



The percentage of workers who believe AI will play a major role in email communications. Even more believe AI will be able to conduct candidate screenings.

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