In recent months, the lockdown globally has led to some very interesting research opportunities. Does remote work, really work? Is it as productive as working in person? Who likes to work remotely and who flourishes?
As with any type of work situation, and one that has been more pronounced, even for those of us who have always worked remotely, I think it’s interesting to explore what some of the initial statistics and studies show. Here are details from five different studies:
Here’s where we were before COVID:
Gallup research found that 54 percent of office workers would leave their job, if they could have one with more flexibility. And Gallup further states that “job flexibility increases engagement.”
According to this article by Kellie Wong – 25 Remote Work Statistics:
Gallup puts it all together: “Job flexibility engages remote workers — which drives performance.”
Here are some additional statistics Kellie Wong shares in her article:
Who is working remotely? According to this HubSpot survey:
Job Types of Remote Workers
What are you intrigued by? What’s important to note?
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