From mid-March 2020 to early April 2020, the share of the US workforce that worked remotely doubled to 62 percent, finds Gallup. Although this shift specifically relates to the Covid-19 pandemic, remote work will not disappear. Instead, it will become a mainstay, rather than an emergency option, for many employers. Some businesses, like Quora, are becoming remote-first companies, while others are adopting additional flexible practices. In fact, 62 percent of hiring managers expect to have more remote workforces going forward, finds Upwork.
And no, we have no idea why both polls clocked in at 62 percent. But maybe