Session: The Socioeconomic Impacts of Remote Work
In March 2020, remote work transformed from an employment privilege into an international contingency plan. For years, experts have advocated for the potential impact of virtual jobs if adopted at scale, and now we're witnessing it. In this presentation, we'll explore how the ability to work from home is changing the lives of families, businesses, and communities around the world.
Laurel Farrer is a Distributed Operations Consultant that collaborates with the world's top remote-friendly companies to strengthen virtual communication, streamline digital processes, and develop long-distance management strategies. She also writes about remote work for several online publications and education platforms, and advises US governments, business conferences, and industry associations on how to share remote work resources with their audiences to stimulate economic growth.