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Statistics from a Work-From-Home Time Machine

03/08/2021 industry_insights

2020’s coronavirus outbreak accelerated trends for how and where we live, shop, learn and work by as much as a decade. For example, remote work skyrocketed.

A study from Pew Research Center shows that—among those who can do most of their work from home—only 21% worked remotely before the pandemic. Now 71% do—a 250% increase. This means we can safely assume our work-from-home future is here to stay!

Here are more statistics from Pew Research Center that show how employees are adjusting to the new work-from-home normal.

Most say the transition to remote work has not been hard.


Overall, job satisfaction is more adversely than positively affected.


A 2021 motivation gap has been identified, particularly among younger remote workers.

Read more about closing the motivation gap!