What Does Remote Learning Mean For The Future Of The Workforce?

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Remote learners are poised to become the next generation of remote workers. Here's why that's a thumbs-up for employers.
The pandemic may have necessitated remote learning, but it didn't create the concept of online education. For years, schools and colleges have tinkered with training cohorts of students virtually.

The world has been moving toward remote learning models for a while. All the Covid-19 shutdowns simply accelerated the process. Certainly, the mass move to online teaching didn't work perfectly. Yet many experts believe it's good for the future, especially the future of work.

Currently, millions of professionals work remotely at least some of the time. The average length most people spend in one position is around four years. When they leave, new workers will have to fit right into their roles. What better way to prepare them than by giving them a remote education, at least partially?

This isn't to suggest that in-person learning doesn't have its benefits. It does. However, employees who have experienced remote learning will bring several advantages to their employers.

The world has been moving toward remote learning models for a while. getty

1. New hires will be more familiar with technology.

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