61% of employees prefer being fully remote
-5 Statistics Employers Need To Know About The Remote Workforce, Forbes,2021
While many companies had adopted remote work policies or hybrid work models long ago, many more were faced with the new challenge of defining work outside of of the office in 2020 as COVID-19 pushed people to trade their corporate offices for their home office as their primary work location.
For hundreds of companies, including Twitter, Ford, and Adobe, the decision has already been made to permanently include remote work options for their teams. For others the decision has met resistance and even public debate as the role of remote employees in the workforce is being thrust into the spotlight. As questions of office culture and customer and supply chain needs, are balanced against recommendations on how to keep communities healthy
"In 2021, HubSpot will drop the 'ish' in 'remote-ish.' We’re going to shift to a hybrid remote-office model where career growth is equitable for everyone, whether you do your best work in an office or in a home office. It’s the right thing to do for our employees and candidates, and for growing a company we’re proud of long-term,"
Katie Burke, Hubspot Chief People Officer