slow One in ten employees who can work remotely want to return to the office full-time and travel long distances, As it was before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, while the rest are preferred Work electronically.
This was revealed in the PwC consulting firm’s “Hopes and Fears 2021” survey, which was conducted on 32,500 workers from 19 countries, and is one of the most comprehensive surveys ever conducted of the workforce worldwide.
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Among the employees who can work remotely, 72% would prefer to combine face-to-face work with remote work, and only 9% said they would like to return to the traditional full-time work environment..
Basically, this happens in Professionals, office workers, business owners and the self-employed, Who can work remotely using technology.
The study is considered Telework as a “truth here to stay” It reflects the growing fear of “job losses due to task automation”.
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, some current trends in the world have accelerated: While 60% are concerned that automation will put jobs at risk, 48% believe that traditional employment “will not be present in the future”. Additionally, 39% believe their work will likely become obsolete in an average of 5 years.
In this sense, 77% of respondents are ready to acquire new skills or retrain completely and 80% trust their ability to adapt to new technologies in the workplace.
Regarding the types of companies they want to work in, 75% of employees worldwide expressed their desire to “work in an organization that contributes positively to society,” according to the study. “As the world faces a global health crisis and economic uncertainty, there is a perception,” he asserts Increased demand by employees from the business community“.
The survey – conducted among workers from Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States. He concludes that the remote job will continue at the end of the quarantine.