What will happen with remote work after the COVID-19 pandemic? Was remote work just a temporary solution or is it here to stay?
Remote work has become the new normal across the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But is remote work here to stay? What will happen after the COVID-19 pandemic? What is the future of remote work?
Let’s look at the stats!
Here are some very interesting statistics that can give us a glimpse into the future of remote work:
Statistic #1: What do employees want?
According to a recent Gallup research, three in five (59%) of U.S. workers who have been doing their jobs from home during the coronavirus pandemic would prefer to continue to work remotely as much as possible, once public health restrictions are lifted.
Statistics #2: What are employees willing to do for remote work opportunities?
54% of office workers would be willing to quit their job for one that allows them to work remotely, Gallup’s research has found.
Statistic #3: What do HR professionals want?
More than half of HR professionals responding to a recent survey said they want to work from home permanently, according to results from Fishbowl.
Statistic #4: What will companies do?
Recent research by Gartner found that 74% of companies surveyed expect some of their employees to continue working remotely after the pandemic ends.
Statistic #5: What about productivity?
According to a recent survey by CoSo 77% of employees who worked remotely reported greater productivity and 52% of employees working remotely were less likely to take time off.
According to the statistics above, remote work is here to stay. The real question is the following: Is the future of work – remote? What do you think? Would you like to keep working remotely even after the pandemic? Let us know in the comments! 🙂