If your business needs technical talent, you’ll know the challenges in finding suitably qualified and affordable staff. STEM-related jobs are growing exponentially yet, according to the Smithsonian Science Education Centre, in 2018 around 2.4 million STEM jobs went unfilled in the US alone due to a chronic and urgent shortage of qualified STEM graduates. This is a global problem that urgently needs to be addressed. Consider the following three top benefits to hiring remote technical staff - and then factor these into your risk management strategy to ensure your business not only survives but thrives in these challenging times.
A geographically-distributed workforce leads to greater employee diversity and new ideas. Different perspectives and fresh approaches can also help reach a broader audience than you usually do. Having a team of employees that includes remote tech staff from varying backgrounds results in truly great ideas and tangible business returns.
Since the onset of the pandemic, remote working experience has proved to many that the challenges are far outweighed by the benefits. Fast-moving, agile businesses will seize new opportunities and thrive now and into the future. During these challenging times, all businesses need to be focusing on cost-cutting, adapting and rebuilding. You have to evolve and be creative. Hiring remote technical staff should be a fundamental part of your business continuity planning.
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