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“Is Telecommuting Even Right for Me?” Consider This Before You Apply for Remote Jobs

“Is Telecommuting Even Right for Me?” Consider This Before You Apply for Remote Jobs

 

No commute? No dress code? A relaxing work environment? For many people, this sounds like the ideal. Once IT professionals had a chance to widely test drive a remote working arrangement, their involuntary response to returning to the office was an emphatic no. In fact, 64% of workers say they want to continue to work from home after companies go back to the office.

As we talk to job seekers, we’re hearing and learning a lot about the reasons people have for wanting to carry on working from home. Since the engagement and professional growth of our IT consultants matter to us, we always ask them to mull over a few considerations before they make their conclusion.

Whether you’ve already been thinking “Is remote work right for me?” or you haven’t given it much thought, here’s what we try to ask consultants before they pursue remote roles.

4 Tips for Virtual Interviews Can Secure Your Dream Job

4 Tips for Virtual Interviews Can Secure Your Dream Job

There’s some good news for job seekers: companies are finally regaining hiring confidence after uncertainty from the worst days of the pandemic (the coronavirus impact on tech can’t be overstated). A Monster survey shows that 37% of businesses are looking to backfill positions and 35% of employers are planning to fill net-new roles. For tech professionals who remained in secure but unsatisfying jobs, there’s finally some relief from your holding pattern.