Habits of remote workers, future plans of employers, and what the biggest companies in the world are doing to adapt to remote work, according to 900+ employment trends
HENDERSON, Nev., May 19, 2021 (Newswire.com) – Hangovers were one of the top reasons for changes to remote working hours throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new industry study by Alliance Virtual Offices.
Employees valued “being near nature” over “being near family” and 87% of surveyed companies plan to change their real estate strategy within the next year to adapt to remote-work models.
Extant literature was reviewed from scientific sources by an experienced academic librarian to study how work-from-home models of business developed and will continue to evolve during and after COVID-19. The analysis was conducted by reviewing 900+ survey respondents of workplace practices beginning just before the COVID-19 pandemic and extended through the present day to include future plans of employees and corporations.
Impact to work-from-home hours: Hangovers caused 26.3% of remote workers to change their working hours during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Workers value green spaces over family time: Priorities differ among remote workers, but they reportedly value “being near nature” over “being near family.”
Vast majority of workers prefer work-from-home over office time: When given the option to work from home, only four percent of workers chose to work in the office.
Remote work is positive for diversity and teamwork: Some data suggests remote work has little negative impact on teamwork and workplace diversity.
Majority of companies will change location strategy due to COVID-19: Eighty-seven percent of companies will change their real estate strategy to adapt to remote work within the next year.
View the complete results: https://www.alliancevirtualoffices.com/virtual-office-blog/workplace-trends-study/.
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