Does remote work? My answer is a resounding yes! For me, its personal freedoms are without equal.
“Our best estimate is that 25-30% of the workforce will be working-from-home multiple days a week by the end of 2021.”
Kate Lister, President, Global Workplace Analytics
Yet nobody romanticizes like remote work advocates! From digital nomads to everyday professionals, the challenges of a remote position are taken as obstacles to overcome, not factors to consider. So as more and more of the world transitions to a remote workforce, balanced guidance is critical to determine whether remote work is right for you. What are the pros? What are the cons?
Remote work is not a shift in where, it is a shift in how. My exhaustive list of 68 pros and cons lies below. It includes some unexpected pros…
- Family moves
- Work ‘showiness’
- Even delaying retirement
And discrete cons…
- Interpersonal conflict
- Tax challenges
- Heightened expectations
Get the full picture with The Complete Remote Work Decision Guide, a comprehensive, 10-page overview of 68 personal, work-related, and long-term remote work decision variables by entering your email below!
More remote employees are working than ever before. The momentum is palpable. Will the trend subside as the public health crisis abates? What does remote work look like for you? Will it come to define your career?
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