60% of Americans Would Quit Their Jobs For Remote Work

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According to new findings from Zapier, 61% of America s would quit their current job if offered a remote work opportunity.

Zapier found that 32% of employees have already quit their job due to being forced to physically work in an office. Of the ones who were in a remote work setting already, 64% of respondents said they became more productive, and want the work-life balance that comes with working from home.

87.5 percent of employees aged 45 and over stated they would quit their present job for a totally remote position, highlighting the importance for businesses to reconsider their work flexibility and how it corresponds with job seekers’ aspirations and requirements.

Heres an age-group wise breakdown of those who want to work remotely:

  • 100% of respondents – age group 18-24
  • 64% of respondents – age group 25 -34
  • 65% of respondents – age group 35-44
  • 87.5% of respondents – age group 45-54
  • 50% of respondents – age group 54+

Due to businesses largely moving toward remote work since 2020, many employees started prioritizing their work-life balance. Over 60% of respondents said that being able to work from home also increased their savings and lead to better family life.

Businesses must look for new ways to attract new employees and retain existing ones now more than ever, and one of the simplest ways to do so is to advertise that the organization is open to this level of flexibility for its employees.

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