What are the upsides of working remotely?

While going fully remote may not be your first choice, there are actually a lot of upsides to working remotly. In this article on Better Programming, Sarah Milstein, formerly of 18F, the Lean Startup Conference and more, makes an argument that there are powerful advantages fo remote work. Some highlights include:

  • Ability to hire people from a bigger, more diverse pool of talent
  • Lower attrition
  • Possible cost savings in salaries and office space
  • Helps build trust - the key ingredient for high-performing workplaces
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