The way that we all work has beyond recognition in recent years. The traditional 9 – 5 office job, stuck at a desk all day, has become a thing of the past for many people. More and more people are able to work remotely, from anywhere in the world, and sometimes at a time of day that is best for them.
Allowing for flexible working can offer a lot of benefits for a business, from making your employees happier, improving productivity, improving staff retention, and reducing your carbon footprint.
The option of working from home can make a job more attractive to people, and people might even choose this over a pay rise. Remote work has become even more important this year, with offices having to close, and many employees will expect to have this option available to them even when offices are able to reopen as normal.
Candidates expect more flexibility, and if you want to attract top talent, then you will need to offer remote working options. Thanks to modern technology, it is now much easier to give employees this flexibility, allowing them to work outside the office altogether if they prefer to. To offer this flexibility, you need to provide reliable and secure connectivity, so you can allow your staff to work as productively as they would in the office, wherever they happen to be.
If you want to make sure that your business is ready digitally to support this change, you can read this infographic for more information.