How Remote Work Creates a Safe and Inclusive Environment
Remote work makes it easy for working parents and caregivers to maintain their career
Raising a child or tending to an ill or elderly relative is already a full-time commitment. It’s important to allow employees to prioritize the job at hand at all times. Remote work is a great way for companies to show their team members that they care about them even when they prioritize their families. Additionally, it helps reduce the gender gap by providing opportunities for women to participate in the labor force.
Thanks to asynchronous communication and flexible work hours, remote workers can set their own schedules and complete their tasks whenever convenient for them rather than when it is convenient for the organization. In this way, caregivers and working parents can give their families priority without sacrificing their careers. In a survey by Garner, 43% of the respondents believe that work flexibility is the key to increased productivity.