December 26, 2023 – 10:11 am
Remote workers are promoted less frequently in their workplaces, according to a recent study by the American company Resume Bulider, which was conducted on a sample of 1,190 people. In return, they are happier than their office-going peers. Business Insider reported.
According to the results, 42% of home office workers received a promotion in 2023, compared to 55% of office workers. Hybrid working almost completely eliminated the disadvantages of remote workers among participants, with a promotion rate of 54 percent.
As for bonuses, the situation is even worse here: only 41 percent of remote workers received a raise of at least 10 percent, while the proportion of these employees reached 50 percent for those who work entirely in the office and in a hybrid way.
However, the dice flip when we look at how they feel. According to the survey results, employees who worked entirely in the office reported more stress and unhappiness at work. 11% of those working entirely from their workplace rated their mental health as “poor or terrible”, compared to 8% of remote workers. 43% of full-time office workers said they were “very stressed,” compared to 30% of remote workers.
A bad mood also affects feelings about the job: Half of full-time office workers said they would try to find a new job in the next year, while just over a third of remote workers reported this intention.