The future of work is remote.
Back in 2014, Stanford University professor Nicholas Bloom declared in Harvard Business Review: “To raise productivity, let your employees work from home”.
Earlier this year, Diane Mulcahy wondered aloud in the same publication: “Will the gig economy make the office obsolete?”
Pontification aside, most trends indicate the increasingly remote nature of knowledge work. According to NY Times, nearly 43% of employed Americans spent some time working remotely in 2016, a number that’s surely to rise.
The benefits of remote work certainly sound promising – access to a global talent pool, low office costs, and flexibility.…Continue reading