During the beginning stages of the Covid-19 pandemic, office workers and most other employees who were able to work from home shifted to remote operations. At first, these measures were expected to be temporary. However, as it has become clearer that the virus is here to stay (much like the 1918 flu), a growing number of jobs are shifting to more permanent at-home positions.
One reason for this may be to reduce the spread of the virus, but the work-from-home industry is gaining another unlooked-for boost from this trend: more people are discovering that their teams work more quickly and efficiently from home than they ever did in an office. Instead of commuting and travelling longer distances to meet some clients and business partners, employees and executives alike can now spend that time either working or relaxing, both of which increase the efficiency of their work far more that sitting