As more businesses move online and more jobs come into existence based upon these moves, it’s not a surprise that the number of people working from their home office is rising. Brick-and-mortar retail, office space facilities, and social network enthusiasts may not like it, but online and at home seems to be the place to be. Will it last?
More people are working from home, and more of them are working for themselves, according to Census data released today. The chart below compares the growth in the number of self-employed people working exclusively from home to growth in total home-based workers and the total number of people employed.