1. Work From Home 2021: Current and Future Trends in Remote Work
As a second wave of the Coronavirus is in full swing, remote work isn’t going anywhere any time soon. And with benefits like these, it’s no wonder we’re going to see this style of work well into 2021: higher pay, decreased expenses for both employees and employers, elimination of expensive and time-consuming commutes, better selection of job candidates, and increased productivity.
2. Remote Work Trends 2021
Despite being able to work from home, some experts predict that remote employees will choose to work somewhere else in 2021. Many people, aside from digital nomads, are leaving their countries and large, expensive cities for greener pastures. Rural countryside locales and places with affordable housing and reliable internet top the list for telecommuters.
3. Global Executives Respond to Remote Work
Other experts consider the state of remote work in 2021 a long-term investment. With lower operating costs and access to qualified candidates all over the world, they believe making the right adjustments could pay off big time. Execs are now implementing new virtual training programs and changes in HR standards to accommodate both in-house and remote team members, which should lead to a positive shift for companies and employees alike.
4. Agility Will Be Essential to the Future of Remote Work
Research shows becoming an agile company that promotes flexibility helps brands retain and attract the best global talent. When companies give employees the ability to work where they’re most productive, they decrease employee turnover and improve overall job satisfaction. This agility can also help companies attract and convince new team members to come on board. Plus, 'Head of Remote' positions will likely help with this and become normalized.
5. How Airbnb Predicts Remote Work Will Impact Travel in 2021
Since remote employees can work anywhere, Airbnb learned that 83% of those surveyed would consider relocating. Researchers from the company also noticed that many users are extending their travel plans by two weeks or more because of this perk.