Remote work is still uncommon in Slovakia compared to other EU countries, according to Trinkwalder’s latest analysis. Searched by Portfolio.hu.
In the announcement, Eurostat data was cited, stating that 13.1 percent of Slovak workers of working age worked at home, possibly in the context of mixed work last year, while the EU average was 22.4 percent.
In a regional comparison, the situation is as follows: in Hungary in 2022, 10.6 percent were at least partially employed at home, in Poland 12.6 percent, in Slovakia 13.1 percent, in the Czech Republic 15.7 percent, and in Austria this percentage was 27.5 percent.
“Recently, companies have begun to significantly narrow the time frame that employees can spend working at home, citing, among other things, the possibility of better control over office work and the ease of that. From interference. He pointed out that available technology makes all of this quite possible even in cyberspace, so in most cases, efforts related to personal supervision do not achieve any real benefit.
According to the analyst company, remote work does not have any negative impact on efficiency.
In addition, by popularizing the home office, more people with disabilities, parents with young children, home care workers and students can find work.