Working from Home is Working

1 Mar 2023


COVID-19 upended many aspects of life and work. Perhaps one of the most notable changes has been the increase in the number of people working from home. Technology advances, improved communication capabilities, and a shifting attitude toward work-life balance had already started the trend toward more remote work, but the pandemic forced organizations to radically rethink their approach, quickly allowing more employees to work from home.

What used to be the privilege of some self-employed workers, farmers, day care providers, consultants, computer and information technology experts, and other freelancers quickly became common for many other occupations due to social-distancing requirements and other pandemic- containment measures. But even after the pandemic has waned, many employers are choosing to permanently allow employees to work remotely, signaling a long-term shift in where work is done.

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