Published on January 5th, 2018 | by Guest0
Top Cities for Working Remotely in 2018 [Infographic]
From widespread unemployment across the globe to many companies taking their jobs to offshore locations, multiple factors are at play at the sudden and continuing popularity of remote work. However, these are not the only reasons why mobile workforces are becoming more prevalent. Reasons vary for the companies versus the employee.
Aside from the cost-benefits, hiring remote workers means better access to global talent pools for businesses. As the business environment gets more competitive, the need for specialize skills that are otherwise locally inaccessible can be addressed through remote work. Furthermore, the advent of new real-time communication technologies, such as those running on the cloud, has made this approach more viable and practical even for small- and medium-sized enterprises.
While companies approach remote work as a cost strategy and as a means of improving operational efficiency, remote workers see this approach as an efficient way to achieve work-life balance. In fact, research conducted by Booking.com for business states 30% of all working professionals accepted their job wholly or in part because of the travel opportunities it offered. Recognizing its many benefits – both personal and professional – it is unsurprising that an increasing number of professionals – popularly known today as digital nomads – are working remotely from different cities year over year.
Whether you are a freelance worker or an office employee and fancies an adventure this year, then you should give remote working a try. Venture with Impact, a company that helps people work and travel with a purpose, has created an infographic which lists the best cities to live and work remotely in 2018. Here are the key takeaways from the infographic below:
- Chiang Mai, Thailand
- Bali, Indonesia
- Seoul, South Korea
- Lisbon Portugal
- Budapest, Hungary
- Medellin, Columbia
- Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
- Denver, Colorado
To learn why you should venture out to these cities in 2018, check the infographic below.