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Team Collaboration - Balanced Hybrid Framework


A data driven approach to optimize your hybrid work strategy and create a competitive advantage.

Does "one-size-fit-all" for hybrid?

In most cases, no.  ​

Our findings show that over 90% of associates prefer a hybrid plan that aligns to the unique needs of their department or team versus a broadly implemented a "one-size-fits-all" approach across the organization.

Associate Preference for in-office workday determination

Associate Preference for Determining In-Office Workdays

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Same for everyone in organization

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Based on needs of dept. or team


of associates

who view the level of mandated in-office workdays as unnecessary, or perceive the in-office experience as not worth the commute, report lower engagement.

Balanced Hybrid™ helps leaders avoid or repair associate disengagement while addressing the underlying reasons driving an RTO mandate decision. 

Balaned Hybrid

A Best Practice Approach

From our extensive research and experience we created Balanced Hybrid®, the first purpose-driven, universal solution for hybrid work models.  Balanced Hybrid® brings teams together in an intentional, consistent and meaningful way based on four fundamental principles. 

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Purpose Driven Results

"I appreciate the thoughtfulness that went into the hybrid plan for my group, and that my input was considered. 

Our new plan is a better fit for our team and the type of work we do.  I also have a better understanding of why our time together as a team is important."

AP/AR Specialist

Medical Device Manufacturer 

"If you are a CEO wondering if hybrid work is sustainable in the long term,
I would highly recommend Gather Sciences. Their benchmarking assessment and data-driven Balanced Hybrid process gave us the insights to optimize our strategy to fit the unique needs of our organization.”

Robert Dumas

CEO, TaxConnex

"Having worked extensively with senior executives, Gather Sciences understands the challenges of hybrid work models and how to optimize them for success. Their experience and data insights brought clarity and focus to our strategy.”

Danny J. Fuleihan

President, Softensity

Balanced Hybrid People & Workplace Solutions



Optimize your hybrid work strategy to capture cost saving, find a middle ground with associates, and gain a competitive advantage.

Workplace Strategy Executive Consultation

Leverage our deep experience and success in solving hybrid workplace challenges.  Our Executive Consultation will provide you with new perspective and directional recommendations to address your top workplace challenges.

Hybrid Optimization Assessment 

Benchmark your current hybrid approach against best practices and gain data-driven insights unique to your organization, providing guidance for optimizing your hybrid workplace strategy.

Hybrid Planning for Competitive Advantatge

Create a competitive advantage with an intentional, data driven, hybrid workplace strategy that fits your organization's unique needs and elevates your ability to attract and retain top talent, reenergize culture and regain momentum.

Office Use Insights Dashboard

Unlock integrated data insights about your use of office space.  See office use patterns by department, office use classification, tenure, and other factors.  Quickly identify inefficiencies and savings opportunities.   

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The benefits of optimizing hybrid

Optimizing your hybrid work strategy can generate cost savings and give you a competitive advantage. Not doing so can cost your organization, division, or department, money, talent, momentum, and growth.

Reduce attrition of

new hires & top performers

Balanced Hybrid™ reduces attrition by designing a hybrid work environment where your new hires can onboard, engage and learn, and where your top talent is not driven away by office-return mandates they view excessive.

88% of college seniors expressed a desire to meet co-workers in person, collaborate face-to-face and build relationships in a workplace setting.

iCIMS survey of college seniors

Rightsize your office space and improve decision making

Balanced Hybrid™ results in a highly predictable use of office space.  This enables you to make better office space decisions, sooner; saving money and providing a foundation to hyper-optimize your use of space.

Balanced Hybrid™ can typically identify real estate cost savings of 20% or more without negatively impacting culture, collaboration or onboarding.  

Increase productivity, agility, morale, and momentum

A hybrid approach with either too little or too much structure can negatively impact productivity, morale, and momentum.  Balanced Hybrid finds a middle ground approach tailored to the unique aspects of your organization.

RTO mandates can increase the disengagement level in over 53% of associates, including 10% of associates who are more likely to quit.  

Gallup 2022 associate engagement survey

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