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This New Report Shows That 75% of Workers Want to Keep Working From Home

The pandemic brought a wide range of changes to everyday life, but one that impacted people more than anything else was the shift to working from home. Many companies started offering work from home options because of the fact that this is the sort of thing that could potentially end up allowing people to continue to be productive without having to put themselves at risk of contracting the virus.

Now that the pandemic is receding somewhat, some companies are trying to ask their workers to come back to the office. In spite of the fact that this is the case, many employees are hesitant to let go of the work life balance that only working from home can offer. With all of that having been said and now out of the way, it is important to note that 75% of workers said that they wanted to continue to have the option to work from home if they needed to according to a study published by DeLoitte.

Some of the most widely cited benefits of working from home include having more time to spend with family, improved physical and emotional wellbeing as well as an improvement in their relationships with colleagues along with supervisors.

Virtual learning was also a mainstay of the pandemic experience, and 70% of students want to keep studying that way with all things having been considered and taken into account. However, things look quite different when viewed through the lens of parents. Only 35% of parents were comfortable with the idea of their child studying exclusively through remote learning.

Regardless of that, it will be interesting to see if children are able to maintain control over how they get an education. Studying from home is a very recent phenomenon, and a lot more research needs to be done before an answer can be given as to its efficacy either way. However, working from home appears to be an idea with a lot that can support it, and that means that employers might be forced to make a decision that might upset an already strained labor market.



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