Most Adults Want to Keep Working From Home After Pandemic, Survey Reveals. COVID-19 has forced millions to transition to remote work, but it seems a majority are already accustomed to it.
- In IBM's survey of over 25,000 people from April, 54 percent want to work primarily from home even when the pandemic ends.
- The poll adds that 75 percent want to work remotely part-time.
- Another 40 percent say businesses should give the option of working from home.
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- 28 percent say they'll use public transportation less, and almost 20 percent plan to stop entirely.
- 'Business Insider' says remote work can be beneficial for companies since they don't have to lease large offices. It can also provide employees flexibility.
- A study by Owl Labs says those who work from home are 22 percent happier than full-time commuters.
- Companies such as Nationwide Insurance are also adjusting their practices to accommodate partial or permanent remote employees.