Companies who adopted technology 20 years ago replaced every company that didn’t.
Companies who adopt remote working will replace every company that doesn’t tomorrow.
The reason is incredibly simple: cost & talent.
Office-first companies won’t be able to compete with remote-first companies in terms of efficiency, both economic and operationally. Not only will remote-first companies increase their average level of talent with each hire, they will be far more cost-efficient. City living is subsidized by companies, leading to a lower disposable and quality of life.
Office-first companies spend $18,400 on average, per workplace, per person
The best remote setup on the planet costs $2,000 per year, coffee included. …
Variants of the same argument are currently being blasted on social media. It’s never the person writing that suffers these things, but they’re trying to look out for other people.
The office is a critical element of living it seems in the minds of many. A second-family. The quality of face-to-face interaction is so much higher than it is virtually. The risk to the business if you can’t mistakenly solve problems informally in spill out areas or round the water cooler. …