How the Working World Is Changing

The working world has changed in significant ways over the past couple of decades, and especially so during the past few years, thanks to the rise of the internet and technology. Today, the traditional 9 - 5 office job has, for many, become a thing of the past, with many employers offering their staff the chance to work from home, at a time that’s convenient for them. And it’s not hard to see why so many companies are offering flexible working conditions: they bring a whole host of benefits and very few downsides. For instance, studies have shown that it can lead to increased employee happiness and thus increased productivity. It also means that companies don’t have to spend quite as much on their office space, if any at all. Plus, by having a remote workforce, you’re able to access a larger candidate pool since the employee you bring in does not need to be in the local area. Of course, shifting to a remote work environment isn’t something that’ll just happen all on its own. You need to work on providing the infrastructure and support required to make it a success. If you don’t, then you could find that you experience a whole host of serious problems, including digital security issues. Cyber crime is on the rise, precisely because some companies are not dedicating enough time towards ensuring that their data is kept safe and secure. To learn more about the changing world of work, check out the infographic below.