The Positive Side Of WFH
In the past nine months, sustained WFH has created several new experiences for workers and employers alike. Time saved without a daily commute, along with recent health concerns, allows people to engage in a number of healthy activities. Time away from a sedentary desk life or hectic work travel can also lead to more opportunities for people to rejuvenate their minds and improve overall productivity.
In fact, according to research from Global Workplace Analytics, major companies like Best Buy and British Telecom report that teleworkers are up to 40% more productive. At the same time, businesses like Sun Microsystems report that 60% of commuting time saved has been redirected to productive work. In general, workplace distractions cost businesses over $600 billion a year, which could be heavily mitigated by a stable WFH model. Read More