According to research from the Pew Research Center, the COVID-19 Pandemic changed the way we work. Before the pandemic, only one-in-five employees reported working from home all or a majority of the time. As of October 2020, that number had jumped to 71%. Of that number, over 50% say they desire to continue working remotely even after the pandemic.
Although employers traditionally worried that remote work would result in reduced productivity, those surveyed report that is not the case.. Eighty-seven percent said it was very or somewhat easy to have the technology and equipment they needed to do their job, while 80% were meeting deadlines and completing projects on time.
This is only the tip of the iceberg for the benefits of remote work. (more…)