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Jan 15, 2022

The next phase of remote work will be even more disruptive

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But still there are many areas such as carpenter, electrician e.t.c where remote work is not possible.


As jarring as the transition to remote work was during the coronavirus pandemic, it was modest compared to what’s coming next, says Adam Ozimek, a labor economist at the freelancing platform Upwork. He argues that the next phase of remote work will transform economies, as more companies revise their policies to accommodate employees who have permanently shifted to working remotely, and more workers move to places they’ve always wanted to live but couldn’t.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

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