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.