Remote Work on the Rise

By on January 21, 2020 at 5:39am


47% of employees say their company provides the option to work remotely.

Of those professionals:

70% work from home
6% work remotely from other locations
24% always work in the office

Reasons why employees choose not to work outside the office:

Don’t have adequate technology 39%
Not as productive 38%
Miss out on opportunities/assignments when not in the office 29%
Feel lonely 22%

(Respondents whose company provides the option to work remotely.)

56% of managers have increased remote work opportunities for staff in the past 3 years.

Top cities where this offering has grown:

1. Atlanta
2. San Diego
3. Minneapolis
4. Indianapolis, Portland (tie)

Source: Robert Half surveys of 2,800 workers and more than 2,800 senior managers in the U.S.

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