In-office work is totally unnecessary, more roles shift to remote

In-office work is totally unnecessary, more roles shift to remote
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Reporting to the office is totally unnecessary and most jobs can be done remotely even traditional roles like are taking the shift towards off-site work. 

FlexJobs, a membership service for jobseekers, says a survey and research they did showed that in 2021 remote jobs actively grew by 12 per cent. The bulk of remote roles have always been in the customer service and sales marketing industries. But the survey interestingly revealed that human resources, accounting and finance postings have increased significantly.

This trend is attributed to companies extending their work-from-home policies. Some even adopt permanent ones. FlexJobs says more companies are studying which roles can be placed on permanent remote arrangements. 

Almost 2 years of government-mandated stay at home policies have shown companies that some roles thrive even remotely, if not work more efficiently and effectively. 

Allowing HR workers to be remote means companies can hire them faster, they can expand their candidate pool beyond their usual geography and it can be a good sign that they’re invested in the future of remote work

Notably, the second fastest-growing field for remote listings on FlexJobs is accounting and finance jobs. FlexJobs career services manager Brie Reynolds says this signals that businesses need numbers of people to wrangle ever-changing budgets under pressure in the recovering pandemic economy. 

Another point to note is that jobs are no longer concentrated in junior positions. According to the FlexJobs database, 11% of remote jobs are entry-level, 60% call for mid-level experience, 20% are at the manager level and 9% are for senior leaders.

“Businesses are changing at a rapid rate and trying to hire people to predict what will happen in the future, and how to plan accordingly,” Reynolds says.

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