Remote work or telecommuting is fast becoming very popular in the modern workforce.
In fact, between 2017 and 2018, the number of remote workers in the U.S. increased by 22%, and companies are twice as likely to hire remote workers now than ever before. Telecommuting allows companies to cut costs in terms of overheads and office space, nourish employee work-life balance, and improve productivity. But as this particular work setup matures and 68% of the global workforce is now working remotely at least once a month, fine-tuning will be key in developing the remote workforce in general. So with that in mind, here are the top trends in remote work this year that companies need to be aware of: Return to the office.
We have done it again… yeah it has been a little while since we last blogged because we have been hammering away at our new video conferencing services!
Working remotely has a lot of perks. No one can deny that. The most important one, of course, is that you have a firmer sense of control than you do with a traditional job. Whether you choose to travel or stay at home, you’re much more likely to have a flexible schedule and do more of the things that you want to do. The improved work-life balance is linked to higher levels of productivity.
What is the status on the new service, app etc... is a common cry in the software development world. The Visiple at Visiple is in our basement, garage and laboratory dilligently working on launching the next generation of services that will embrace the mobile world so stay tuned!
Collaboration tools like video conferencing have always been thought of as an add-on to the telephone meeting and not the physical meeting. Only when there was a downturn in the global economy did companies start looking at using video conferencing for something more than a glorified intra-com system. Savings in travel and increased productivity have been the most compelling arguments to investing in video conferencing services.