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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, remote working skyrocketed during March 2020 as many countries went into lockdown and employees were encouraged to work from home where possible. In the below Google Trends graph, you can still see the interest is significantly up compared to previous years.
This has presented many advantages and disadvantages for employees across the world and for many, the situation is entirely different from person to person.
Although, it seems the general consensus is that our working lives will be changed forever moving forwards and even after the virus has been eradicated from society.
There has been a lot of misconceptions around working from home since the year began, that’s why we’ve rounded up 50+ statistics & trends from trusted sources – some may surprise you!
You may have found some of these statistics and trends quite hard to believe – or even very shocking. Perhaps certain results seemed slightly off-kilter with what you expected, or confused you a little? Many of us seem divided on the issue of working from home.
Nevertheless, there is a lot to be said about the debate both for and against working remotely. It is clear that a lot of thought, study, and analysis has gone into both sides of the argument. These 50+ statistics and trends may have even altered your own opinion.