Study: Working remotely = Telecommuting

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The trend towards smarter working is on the rise. More and more companies think about trends like Bring-your-own-device (BYOD), and some even start talking about telecommuting which means working remotely.

No matter which phrase companies are using, managers start to trust in the productivity of their employees. They let them work from home. If this is a cost-issue, we don’t want to argue…

Now, the collaboration software company Wrike has published some insights about people working from home in a survey with 1,074 respondents. They were asking them a variety of questions about working from home. The key findings are…

– 89% of respondents said they consider the opportunity to work remotely as one of the three main perk…next to salary and reputation.
– 83% replied they work remotely from home – at least part of the day…
– 66% think their office might get fully virtual by 2015

Being an evangelist of the mobile and flexible workspace, there is a lot of experience about the Pros and Cons of the mobile workspace that will rule our future business. It takes some serious commitment and self-discipline to work from home and in mobile offices like coffee-shops. Nevertheless, it inspires your work, gets you in a new centre of attention in front of clients, and as it is new, some will be envy as you can be so flexible to go playing golf midday.

However, it is still a challenge as you can see from the infographic and the study results…