Remote work is certainly something that’s been around for a while, and yet thousands and thousands of people have worked out of a traditional office for years. The pandemic shifted that equation for millions of people. What was once an unusual work set up has become commonplace, and may in fact portend big shifts going forward even once the pandemic is under control. However, there’s no denying that remote work can impact individual employees’ security and productivity, especially when they’re dealing with BYOD and other pressures at home.
One surprising thing, however, is that many companies have found productivity is not an issue, but it doesn’t mean they don’t want to pay attention to it. One of the things they’re monitoring is flexibility: Being remote means that traditional times and hours may not necessarily be the norm. What other productivity factors affect remote work and what can companies do to assist their employees?
This graphic from Ten Spot offers some insights.