Over the last decade, especially with the explosion of the Internet, there’s been an undeniable shift in where and how people work.
White collar, blue collar and pink collar workers are leaving their desks, cubicles, office complexes and factories in droves. They are leaving in favor of a more promising lifestyle, working from home, with less commute and much more time with their family.
Even big businesses, once reluctant to let go of the tether of the time clock, have equally embraced the work at home trend. Because with employees working from home, it reduces and/or eliminates both direct and indirect costs. And surprisingly, working from home increases people’s productivity and work quality at the same time.
Direct costs such as less office space being required is obvious. But what about indirect costs like less employee sick days, less health care benefits being claimed, and less employee burn-out?
These are a few of the big reasons the work at home trend is hot right now.
Another reason the work at home trend is hot is people realize leaving the corporate rat race (once considered an extremely radical idea,) is now a very...