The Workforce of the Future Will Be Remote
After eight months of what feels like non-stop Zoom meetings, that might strike you as pretty obvious, but even before the pandemic, remote work was on the rise. Remote work has grown 140% since 2005. And the pandemic has only accelerated this shift. LinkedIn data shows that remote job listings have nearly tripled since March. Many employers plan to continue allowing workers to work remotely even after the pandemic. A Gartner survey found that 82% of leaders planned to allow some form of remote working, going forward.
Remote Work is Here to Stay
Enabling that shift is a priority for today’s CEOs and talent leaders, and for good reason. For the most part, employees are embracing remote work. A survey of 10,000 employees from across the globe conducted on behalf of Cisco found that a majority of respondents (87%) believe that flexibility leads to greater productivity and nearly two-thirds (67%) say working from home has improved their mental health.
Are You Hiring the Right Talent for a Digital-First World?
Hiring talent that will thrive in a remote working environment requires new insights into an employee’s skills and attributes, such as:
Are they able to