Why Working from Home will Stick

Data proves working from home (WFH) demand goes far beyond COVID-19 and is now a critical part of the future of work.

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Historical WFH Share

From 1965-2019 WFH went from .4% to 4.7%. During the pandemic, it spiked to 61% and since has settled into a trend approaching 30%, fully 6-7x the 2019 figure.

Employees Value WFH

When asked for their ideal schedule, 17% say 5 days in-person, 30% say fully remote, and 53% say hybrid preferred.

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70 minutes

WFH Time Savings Benefits All

On a WFH day an average of 70 minutes is recaptured. About 35 minutes is used for additional work and 35 minutes is used for leisure/family/health.

Flexibility has a Monetary Value

Employees are now willing to accept pay cuts of 7-8%, on average, for the option to WFH two or three days per week.

7 to 8 percent