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Top 10 Remote Work Trends

Lawyers and other professionals are returning to their physical offices, but they are doing so at a jog, not a sprint.

A recent survey shows a 47 percent occupancy rate for commercial spaces in the nation’s 10 largest metro areas. This ranges from a high of nearly 60 percent in Houston, number one on the list, to 38 percent occupancy in San Jose, CA, number ten.

These numbers are up significantly from 2020 when the pandemic struck and office buildings across the country went dark overnight. For more than a year, work-from-home was the norm. Now, workers are trickling back, though occupancies are nowhere close just a few years ago,

Read more about the occupancy rate survey, as well as other office trends here.

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10 Top Remote Work Trends

Studies show more than eight out of 10 workers enjoy working remotely, and 92 percent would continue to work remotely regularly if given the chance.

Here are 10 Remote Work Trends, courtesy of Employment Hero:

  1. More digital nomads
  2. Improved home environment
  3. More savings, fewer expenses
  4. Greater workplace actualization
  5. Re-evaluating employee benefits
  6. Focus on health and wellness at home
  7. Remote networking opportunities
  8. Increased demand
  9. Better opportunities
  10. Sustainability

SOURCES: Kastle Systems - Data Assisting in Return to Office Plans

And Top 10 Work From Home Trends in 2023 | Employment Hero


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About the Author

Jay Reeves

Jay Reeves practiced law in North Carolina and South Carolina. He was Legal Editor at Lawyers Weekly and Risk Manager at Lawyers Mutual. He is the author of The Most Powerful Attorney in the World, a collection of short stories from a law life well-lived, which as the seasons pass becomes less about law and liability and more about loss, love, longing, laughter and life's lasting luminescence.

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