Why Employers Should Sponsor Tech Upgrades for Remote Employees

Working from home is a dream come true for a lot of people because of the fact that this is the sort of thing that could potentially end up enabling them to obtain a much better work life balance. With all of that having been said and now out of the way, it is important to note that one of the advantages of working at an office is that you would have the latest tech as well as high speed internet since these are things that your employers can provide to you and incorporate it into their overheads.

An aspect of working from home that a lot of people don’t end up talking about is the fact that you might face certain difficulties without the high quality devices available at an office with all things having been considered and taken into account. LG Electronics conducted a survey to see what kind of impact this was causing, and it turns out that 58% of the people that responded to the survey said that the computers they had at home were very difficult to get any type of work done on.

62% said that there had been occasions where their home computers prevented them from getting any type of work done at all. What this basically means is that the employers that have these people on staff should give them the appropriate tech to enable them to work from home. This is the sort of thing that is significantly decreasing overall productivity levels, and it just doesn’t seem likely that remote work would be able to become truly sustainable if employees are expected to use whatever they have at home. Companies will likely save money by people that work from home instead of at an office, and they should put at least a little bit of this money towards improving their work setups.

H/T: PCmag.

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