An introduction to your definitive guide to the state of remote work and working remotely.
Companies are always on the lookout for new levers to drive growth and profitability. In this context, innovation in talent management has always been amongst the most important levers. From 360-degree feedback in the 1950s, to offshoring business functions for cost savings in late 1990s, firms have constantly adapted themselves to the needs of the talent market. Now, it is time for them to embrace remote work wholeheartedly.
The Covid-19 pandemic changed our ways of working permanently. Everyone got a taste of remote working and companies & individuals realised that it is highly productive & beneficial to have the flexibility of working from anywhere.
There's no turning back. Only those companies that embrace remote work will emerge successful in the decade of 2020s.
2020's been the year of remote work. Many companies signalled a shift to hybrid or all-remote but some are still adamant to get back to office.A few predictions of what is likely to happen in 2021 🧵👇— Hrishikesh Pardeshi (@hrishiptweets) December 11, 2020
Exploring the Remote Work 2021 report
The Remote Work 2021 report is meant to be a combination of three broad sections:
- State of Remote Work 2021: Stats & figures based on our survey of 728 remote workers from Invision, Gitlab, Doist and many more distributed teams!
- Remote work guide: Our commentary on pressing topics around remote work based on learnings from interactions with leaders of distributed teams and successful remote workers.
- Podcasts & stories: The actual source of truth for us 😁. The collection of podcasts with leaders from Gitlab, Invision, Doist, Scrapinghub, FlexJobs, etc. and chronicles of remote workers - the people we have learnt the intricacies of remote work from!
Each of these sections has been further sub-divided into more focused topics that we have tried to uncover. Use the navigation on the left to choose specific narratives that interest you 😬!