Since Wurkr’s inception, we have tried to help our customers work together from anywhere. Over the last year, we have been on quite the journey. While, Wurkr has enabled thousands of you to stay better engaged whilst working remotely we know it has not been perfect.
Work From Anywhere
Just a few short years ago, working from home seemed to be the solution to finding the perfect work-life balance. Fast forward to 2021 and a large percentage of the working population are jaded by the reality of working from home. But then we have had a global pandemic to navigate.
As graduation season commences, more Gen Z are entering the workforce. Although the pandemic has had a negative impact on the last graduating year in securing employment, 2021 is going to be better. According to NACE, employers are to hire 7.2% more university graduates this year than they did in 2020.
The ‘New Normal’ has been the breeding ground for a specific type of remote worker… the digital nomad. Although remote working may feel new, many workers have been working remotely and/or flexibly for many years before the pandemic hit. However, following the post coronavirus shift towards remote working solutions many workers do not want to return to the office. Due to a fall in tourism holiday destinations have shifted their focus towards remote ‘workations’ in order to attract visitors. But which places are opening their doors to remote workers?
If you’ve been following me for a while and read the content that I share, it may seem as though I’m a bit of ‘anti’ when it comes to the traditional business model of working in an office, or a single place of work. In reality, I’m not anti-office at all, but I am passionate about encouraging organisations to allow the workforce to work from anywhere, wherever works for them. I say this not as a response to the current requirement to work from home but as a long term necessary step.