6 reasons why companies should embrace remote work
Lot’s of companies still don’t want to do the transition to remote work. Well, lets help them and tell them why remote work is better for both people and the company.
1) Not all talented people live in one place.
Not all people live in the same place and want to commute three hours a day or are willing to relocate for a job that they will do for two years. Make an internet connection a requirement, not a location. Because some people want to live in a city, some people need another climate for their health and other people want to live like a digital nomad.
So is you want to hire and work with the best people in you’re industry: embrace remote work.
2) Offices are a source of interruption
Offices these days seem to do one thing very good and that’s being a source of interruption while working. People get more work done when they’er not in the office.
3) Remote work helps you to balance work and personal life.
Being a young parent or having a partner with health problems can be though. Remote work enables people to combine this with their work.
4) People don’t like traffic jams.
Most people don’t like being stuck in traffic. So don’t torture them every day by forcing them to go to one place.
5) Customers don’t benefit from commuting
Commuting isn’t productive. People are more valuable and productive for a company and customer when they’re working compared to commuting.
6) Parents like to see their kids grow up.
Most parents like so see their kids grow up. Working remote enables them to do this which makes them happier and better functioning people.
Still not convinced? Perhaps you should read this article about why Automattic is closing its San Francisco office.
Are you can convinced but your employer, than check out our job section to land your remote job.
Header photo: Ross Skolovski