Working from home has saved the jobs of millions during this world-wide shut down, with 98 percent of companies implementing work at home, according to a survey by Challenger, Grey, and Christmas. But, that figure is misleading. Just because 98 percent of companies have people working from home now, doesn’t mean that 98 percent of people are working from home.
The University of Chicago estimates that only 34 percent of jobs can be done in their entirety from home, which accounts for 44 percent of salaries. So, as we would expect, work at home jobs favor the well paid, but