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Home is where the work is—the digital worker

By Joseph Di Gregorio

For SMEs: 45% of SMEs with digital workers say it is essential to their business, 87% of SMEs without digital workers say it dies not suit the nature if ther business For SMEs: 45% of SMEs with digital workers say it is essential to their business, 87% of SMEs without digital workers say it dies not suit the nature if ther business For digital workers: 55% enjoy flexibility, 30% get more work done, 24% have reduced access to communications, 20% miss face-to-face contact with colleagues Nice work if you can get it Digital workers stay connected with: 40% Personal laptop, 33% smartphone or mobile, 30% PC, 21% tablet. Left to their own devices 22% work away more than four days a week. 35% work away less than one day a week All in a day's work 3 out of 10 also work while travelling. For 8 out of 10 digital workers, the home is the main place of work activity outside the office. There is no place like home 51% (5.6 million) of employed Australians are digital workers and 39% of SMEs allow staff to work away from the office Home is where the work is—the digital worker Follow us on twitter @acmadotgov The Australian Communications and Media Authority
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