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77% of People Are More Productive Working at Home—Plus More Fun Facts About This Growing Trend

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In both jobs I’ve had since finishing school, there has been the option to work somewhere other than the office, whether it be my apartment for the day or my mom’s house when I visit her.

I’m not the only lucky one. People all over the United States are starting to experience this perk at their jobs, too. Some recruiters are even interviewing candidates for positions that are specifically remote, meaning the employee would be based in a completely different city or state than the headquarters.

And while you may think working from home would be a major distraction (TV to watch, dishes to wash, oh my!), 77% feel they are more productive than when they work in the office. Check out some more fun facts below about this growing trend and the people who do it.