How Technologists Feel About Remote Work

Dice recently released The State of Remote Work, a report on the future of remote work revealing insights for tech employers on understanding today's technologists, remote workforce strategies and onboarding and retaining remote workers.

Key highlights from the report:

  • 61% of technologists say they would prefer to work remotely at least half the time

  • 28% are willing to take a salary cut to work remote

  • Technologists say the top 3 professional benefits of working remotely are easier to work from home (61%), more relaxed approach (59%), and more productivity (53%)

  • Since COVID-19, 71% of technologists consider remote work to be an important factor in a job moving forward

  • 37% believe working remotely hasn’t caused problems for company culture, while only 5% believe it's caused an extreme detriment

"Given technologists' desire for flexible and remote work options and the proven success of at-home work over many months, technologists will increasingly seek out employers that offer this type of work/life balance moving forward. This is an excellent opportunity for employers to tap into pools of remote workers across the U.S. to increase talent pipelines and diversify workforces as part of the nationwide shift toward remote work," shared Art Zeile, CEO of DHI Group, Inc., parent company of Dice.

Download the full report to learn strategies for recruiting and keeping remote workers.

Source: Dice