A Remote Reality is here and it is not likely to go away anytime soon.
Remote working and e-services are not new but the recent state of the world is making the digital transformation of every business a necessity.
While employers are working hard to develop digital strategies, many employees are doing their best to adapt to a new way of working.
Employers are considering how they can build a remote company culture while providing the same level of services to their clients.
A remote workforce can help businesses reduce operating costs, attract and retain talent, minimize environmental impact and effectively respond to changing circumstances like a disaster or pandemic.
And while COVID-19 has already shut down entire industries, other industries (e.g. video conferencing and cybersecurity) are booming. Many fast-growing remote work opportunities are available.
To fill a remote position, employers are looking for specific skills outside of the requirements of the position available.
These may include:
– Digital communication (written & verbal)
– Ability to focus
– Self-motivation and discipline
– Comfort with technology
– Willingness to adapt, learn and grow
– Familiarity with remote tools
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