A deep dive into remote work

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Note from the editor

Remote work became ubiqutous overnight when the coronavirus pandemic took hold, but HR professionals find themselves still working to cope with that shift's effects. 

The change is reshaping cities and driving HR pros to reconsider practices ranging from engagement to compliance.

This report details those issues and more, including: 

  • Compensation questions for a distributed workforce

  • Engagement efforts tailored to remote employees

  • Professional development from a distance

This report does not exhaust the ins and outs of remote work, but it highlights the most pressing issues and evolving trends. We hope you enjoy this in-depth look into remote work.

Kate Tornone Lead Editor

Who will win the remote work game of chicken?

Employees seem to 'have the upper hand' for now, sources told HR Dive.

• Published Sept. 29, 2021

Remote work is enabling a Silicon Valley exodus

How has the tech industry's widespread embrace of working from home affected its capital?

• Published Oct. 4, 2021

Pay cuts for remote workers? Not so fast.

• Published Sept. 30, 2021

Development from a distance: How to conduct performance reviews remotely

A return to the office is still a long way off for many, driving some employers to shift out of crisis mode and instill a sense of normalcy into operations.

• Published Sept. 21, 2020

Remote work villains are loneliness, isolation

The pandemic’s toll on worker mental health should top employers' concerns, experts say. Third-party care providers can come in clutch.

• Published Oct. 5, 2021

As workforces spread out, compliance risks expand, attorneys say

Potential issues for remote work range from local wage and hour laws and leave ordinances to notice posting requirements.

• Published Jan. 25, 2021

'Don't let the situation fester': How to conduct an investigation remotely

The framework for a remote investigation won't differ greately from its in-office counterpart, but sources warned HR departments to look into employee complaints quickly.

• Published May 11, 2020

A deep dive into remote work

Remote work became ubiquitous overnight when the coronavirus pandemic took hold, but HR professionals find themselves still working to cope with the shift's effects. In this report, we dive into the most pressing issues and evolving trends from a remote work setting.

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  • Remote work is enabling a Silicon Valley exodus
  • Development from a distance: How to conduct performance reviews remotely
  • Remote work villains are loneliness, isolation
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.