Remote work is on the rise. Believe it or not, employees are opting for 30 more minutes of shut-eye over 30 minutes in traffic. Turns out they prefer home-cooked meals at a kitchen table over microwaved frozen meals in the break room. They’re also choosing impactful co-worker collaboration over water cooler gossip. In short, remote work is working.
Yet, misconceptions and stigmas persist about remote work — things like work attire (Do remote workers even get dressed?) and level of commitment (If they can’t be bothered to get to an office, they can’t possibly care that much).
It’s time to put stereotypes to rest. For the naysayers of remote work, here are 5 debunked myths about this growing sector.