The concept of working remotely is not new by any means. Many organizations offer flexibility as a benefit for their employees.
In the last five years alone, there’s been a 44 percent increase in remote work. And these numbers are giving business owners a glimpse into the future of the workplace. A 2019 study from Upwork predicted that by 2028, 73 percent of teams will have people working remotely.
Given the impact of certain events, like a virus epidemic or natural disasters, many companies that are not yet letting their employees work from home are forced to evolve quickly to and adapt on the fly to keep their operations running as smoothly as possible.