Remote Work Now Available At 56% Of The World'S Workplaces
HR Dive, October 31st, 2018
November 11, 2018,
Volume 248, Issue 1

Valerie Bolden-Barrett writes in HR Dive, "The 2018 Global State of Remote Work report by OWL Labs, a video conferencing hardware company, found that 56% of employers worldwide offer either a completely remote workplace or a hybrid form of remote work. The survey of more than 3,000 employees across the globe also found that employees who work remotely at least once a month are 24% happier than those who never work off-site.

In other highlights in the report, 52% of the respondents work remotely at least once a week, and as the number of employees working off-site grows, so do the reasons for working remotely. Interestingly, the top reason for working remotely shifted from maintaining a healthy work-life balance in 2017 to productivity and focus in 2018..."

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