04 Nov 2020 by AXXELIS
Our homes have, for many, become our place of work. While there are obvious benefits, there are also drawbacks for the employee and the employer. Here, the World Economic Forum looks at the effects of homeworking and productivity. According to the report:
Employers expect to move about 44% of workers to work from home during the pandemic, according to the World Economic Forum Future of Jobs Report 2020.
But 78% of business leaders think hybrid and home-working will have a negative impact on productivity.
Those working from home face mental health and well-being challenges, including childcare pressures and digital connectivity.
On average, 44% of workers could work remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey of Chief Human Resource Officers for the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report.