Trend towards home working predates Covid-19 crisis
A recent survey showed a quarter of the Irish workforce is now working from home
While the Covid-19 outbreak has prompted many employers to initiate remote working this month, the trend towards a more flexible approach has been under way for some time.
A quarter of the Irish workforce is now classed as working remotely, according to the recent Sigmar EY 2020 Talent Leader Pulse Survey. For those new to the development, there is plenty to learn from others with more experience of it.
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