In the workplace of today we connect with colleagues around the office via Slack and Skype and collaborate on documents in the cloud – so working remotely makes perfect sense. However, there are some serious challenges to working remotely.
According to a recent survey of US professionals, the 8-hour workday is ‘a thing of the past’ and as many as 73% of workers in Washington D.C. believe 9-to-5 jobs are a relic of a bygone era.
It’s generally accepted that having the option to work remotely increases staff productivity. However, a recent survey found that the percentage of US workers who did at least some of their work remotely had fallen.
We all know letting people work remotely can make them happier. Technology is making it easier for more people to add ‘WFH’ (Working From Home) to their instant messenger status at work. But is it a realistic idea for people working in corporations?