Conducting business today is not the same as it was 20 years ago. Instead of opulent and finely appointed offices, companies today see the value in having employees work remotely.
In fact, since 2005, Global Workplace Analytics says that the non-self-employed population who regularly work from home has grown by 140%. While the pandemic saw more than 60% of the U.S. workforce working from home, even post-pandemic, that number has remained at 35%-40%, and it doesn’t show any sign of changing.
Here are just a few reasons that telecommuting from a home office has become the new norm.