During the last few months, we have written several times regarding remote work. Now, we add how to find remote work to this collection.
While many opportunities exist, competition is and will be high for them. Get any edge that you can.
Infographic Tips About How to Find Remote Work
Before looking at the infographic, read this good recap from Nine2Five.
What’s Driving Remote Work?
- Economics: The Great Recession (2008) forced many US companies to downsize office space and encourage employees to work from home
- Technology: Advancements in technology, such as:
- Messaging apps like Slack
- Video conferencing platforms like Zoom
- Project management apps like Asana
- Convenience: Eliminating commute time, freeing employees to live in areas with a lower cost of living, and growing of the successes of remote businesses
Savings For Remote Workers
- $4,000 – Average annual savings
- $500 – $1,500: Dry cleaning and laundering
- $1,040: Lunches and coffee
- $686: Gas for commuting
- $767: Car maintenance
- At least $2,000 in savings for working remotely two or three days per week
Benefits for Businesses
- Increased productivity:
- A Harvard Business Review study of US Patent and Trade Office workers found that output increased by 4.4% after the transition to remote work
- Increased employee satisfaction
- Remote workers are 29% happier than on-site workers
- Decreased attrition rate
- 55% of remote workers would be likely to look for another job if they were no longer allowed to work remotely
- Greater competitiveness in attracting talent
- 80% of US workers would turn down a job that didn’t offer flexible working
- Improved employee health
- 50% of remote employees say working from home reduced their sick days
- Improved attendance
- 56% of employees say remote work helps reduce their absences
Remote Work Infographic
To conclude, check out the infographic.