Who benefits most from remote working?

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Who benefits most from remote working?

The coronavirus pandemic allowed many people worldwide to work in new and radical ways. It brought some of the biggest changes for computer-based office workers, many finding themselves working from home for the first time. Research from McKinsey Global Institute, the international management consultancy firm, suggests remote work in some form, is likely to remain for this group of employees. We discuss what the continued shift towards remote work means for both businesses and employees around the world. We hear from Roseleen Kagiri, a remote worker in Nairobi, Kenya, and Hailey Walker who works from home in Chicago in the US. Matt Wilson, co-founder and co-chief executive of Omnipresent, a tech start-up, reveals why his business employs all of its workers remotely. Nick Bloom, professor of economics at Stanford University in California tells us about studies he’s done on working from home and how remote work affects productivity, and Harriet Molyneaux, managing director at HSM Advisory, a global advisory group focussed on the future of work based in London, explains why employers are now looking more closely at remote hybrid work to attract and retain the best talent. Presenter/producer: Tara Holmes (Image: Woman sitting at desk with cup of coffee; Credit: Getty)
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  • Gillian

    Just amazing!

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    Josh

    Good stuff keep it up

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    Lisaa

    10:30 til around 20:00 is a great part

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  • Moriss

    Daily listen podcast this is <3

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    Josh

    Great episode loved 12:30 the most good interview

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  • Roober54

    BEEN WAITING FOR THIS. Thank you Andrew for everything you do. Youre a true hero to society for the research you do and for sharing it with the public.

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    ludi2

    Great episode loved 12:30 the most good interview

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    ludi2

    Andrew, you're the man! Nobody else provides this content to the extent you do. Thank you!

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