Employers that offered flexible working options before the COVID-19 pandemic experienced greater retention, a reduction of employee stress, and an increased likelihood that they would be recommended as an employer. Despite these benefits, 44% of employees in a 2018 Owl Labs survey said that their employers did not allow remote work.
In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic will we see a dramatic spike in employers offering flexible working options? Our infographic outlines the benefits of a remote workforce that employers should consider when deciding whether or not to let their employees continue to work from home.
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