Three Arguments To Make When You Want To Work On Remote

Reason 1 — You will be more productive

According to a study published by IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, being able to work remotely is one of the main factors that contribute to software developers’ productivity. The study even found that the opportunity to work on remote impacts software developers more than other categories of knowledge workers.

Reason 2 — You and your company will save money

There are many expenses associated with hiring someone. The company will need to take on overhead costs related to having an office, like rent, bills, office coffee, etc. By hiring remote workers, these costs could be minimized and save the company thousands, or even millions, of dollars.

Reason 3 — You are more likely to stay with the company

Software developers do not grow on trees, at least not at the moment. At the time of writing, Code.org states that there are almost half a million unfilled computing positions in the U.S. alone. At the same time, only about 60,000 computer science students graduated and entered the workforce last year. Companies are continually looking for talented programmers, and they want to keep the ones they find.

Software engineer in the automotive industry. Data Science and AI at Chalmers University. I enjoy using Swift, C++ and Python.

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