A new study has revealed some intriguing trends and observations about employees who work remotely.
The Avast Business Mobile Workforce Report 2018 is now being shared with business owners, in a bid to inform them about the positives and negatives of a mobile workforce.
Data from a survey of 1,850 small business employees, both in the US and the UK, was used as a base for the report.
“Our report offers business owners and managers insight into their employees’ work habits, preferences and productivity, specifically in regard to working outside the office,” said an Avast spokesperson.
“The Avast Business Mobile Workforce Report 2018 shows small business owners what matters most to their employees.
Remote working is on the rise. If you’re a #SmallBusiness owner or manager, you can use the findings from our Mobile Workforce Report to create a mutually beneficial working environment that delivers both optimal #productivity & employee #wellbeing ➤ https://t.co/DW9aOd7AVs #SMB pic.twitter.com/zRi9ySGfNA
— Avast Software (@avast_antivirus) November 15, 2018
“[It also shows] how they can create a mutually beneficial work environment that delivers optimal productivity alongside employee wellbeing.”
What does the report feature?
Over 25 pages, the report makes some interesting discoveries and conclusions.
Aside from finding out the pros and cons of having a mobile workforce, the study also examines whether employers can trust their mobile workers.
The impact on productivity in and out of the office is also assessed. It then discusses how small businesses can get the most from their employees.
Interested in finding out more?
To find out the exact details about these findings, and more statistics, visit Avast’s blog post about the report. There you will also be able to open and download the full report.
The team have used their statistical findings to construct several interesting charts too. The report is separated into relevant chapters, easily navigable thanks to its contents.
Several professionals, from a mix of industries, have also given quotes about their personal findings. Finally it arrives at an understandable conclusion, which can be taken on board by employers as strong advice.