Remote work saves a company money.
The variety, freedom of action, and lack of exhausting commutes among much more make remote work attractive to employees. However, it's also attractive to employers. What are the benefits of remote workers to a company?
Your operational costs will decrease. You no longer need to waste company resources on renting an office in the city center, or on buying a lot of office furniture, electronics, and office supplies. Remote work minimizes these expenses. This results in more opportunities to motivate your employees which only increases their productivity.
The opportunity to hire excellent specialists from anywhere in the world.
The popularity of remote work among applicants is incrementally growing. So, in the eyes of many applicants, companies in the labor market that office remote work are more attractive.
It shows employees that they're trusted and respected. This means from the beginning, by managing highly qualified specialists, a business owner motivates people to complete assignments to the best of their abilities.
The ability and readiness to manage remote workers opens the doors to a new labor market for the company.
Employers can choose the most qualified specialists among interested applicants. Sometimes it's hard to find a suitable employee with the proper qualifications, even in a metropolitan area. And if you're looking for someone with extremely specific qualifications, it's always difficult. So, by opening vacancies with remote work options, the employer increases his chances of finding a suitable employee since the search radius isn't limited to the borders of a city or even a country. You can find both beginning specialists and real professionals for remote work depending on your employer's requirements, your company's financial capabilities and more.
A remote worker is more productive.
One of the biggest fears of employers is that a remote worker won't have good productivity since they're relaxing at home and are often "lazy". However, as we already explained in the previous section, this is far from the truth. Actually, remote workers prefer not procrastinating on their projects or assignments, don't drag out their work (as is often seen in an office setting) during the workday and complete their work quicker.
Assignments are often paid for when the task is completed. It's worth it for a freelancer to complete that task and best and as quickly as possible to get their money as soon as possible. Additionally, such a partnership often becomes long-term. It's not worth it for freelancers to drag out their products (they aren't getting fixed income). They're paid for results and it's well known that effective work is work that motivates well.