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Middle market trend watch: Remote work for the foreseeable future

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According to a forthcoming RSM report on reopening the middle market, until a significant amount of the population is vaccinated to protect against COVID-19, widespread remote work will continue to be a standard practice for many businesses. Proprietary RSM research that surveyed senior executives found:

 

THE TAKEAWAY

A remote work strategy is a necessity for many middle market businesses, but there are key areas to address including how to supervise virtual employees in a consistent fashion, providing training and development, maintaining and expanding technology resources and coordinating security measures. In addition, organizations must look for ways to maintain company culture in a virtual environment, encourage collaboration among teams and reduce worker isolation. For more on this topic, check out our RSM US Middle Market Business Index: Reopening the Middle Market, Part 2 in January, and read our Part 1 report.


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