After a year since the initial call for a nationwide lockdown, the effects from the pandemic have shifted the ways in which business is conducted today. While many corporations and businesses were able to adapt to these unprecedented times, some were less fortunate. Luckily, cloud-based software solutions have made life easier during these transitional periods.
To ensure the safety of all employees and their families, many changes had to be made. It is safe to say that work-life after COVID will likely never be same as it was prior to the pandemic. We felt it was necessary to explore these effects and the potential outcome of what the white-collar work-life for employees and the employers will look like once things are brought back to “normalcy”.
With everything that happened in 2020, working remotely became mandatory across a majority of businesses. However, the stay-at-home mandate actually made business owners rethink the structure of their employees’ workdays. A study done by Nicholas Bloom, a professor at Stanford University showed that workers were 13% more productive at home.