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There are many benefits of remote work for employees, but what are the advantages of remote work for companies?
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The most valuable resource of a company is its staff. Therefore, the companies try to generate a better labor climate every time. One of the many advantages of remote work is that employees can feel comfortable.
Thus, it is clear that telework has been the primary modality in many jobs during the pandemic. One only needs to look at the data to prove it. Thus, the statistical portal Statista points out that in Spain, we went from having 951,800 people who usually worked from home in 2019 to more than 3 million in 2020. That is an increase of 216.8%.
Thus, for many salaried professionals, remote work has become an exciting way of working. However, not all companies intend to continue promoting this new form of employment. Consequently, this can end up being a problem for themselves since there are many benefits that this modality can offer to their business.
In this sense, the benefits of remote work to workers’ lives are pretty well known by the population.
Some of these are greater ease in reconciling work life with personal and family life, a benefit that, in turn, improves the employee’s mood and happiness. Another advantage is that it provides transportation savings and a more economical and healthy diet. It also increases productivity through better time management. And, related to this, flexible hours.
However, it is not common to know the advantages this type of work offers to companies. However, several managers advocate these advantages. Among them, we find:
In summary, and concerning the above, adopting remote work practices has clear benefits for both employees and business growth. Moreover, this is not necessarily an all-or-nothing proposition. In most cases, the most productive solution for business owners and employees is to split time between telecommuting and in-office work. In addition, if your company is prepared to telecommute. In times of crisis, you guarantee the continuity of your business and that of your customers.
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