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Wednesday, August 26 • 20:14 - 20:39
Remote to the Rescue: How Virtual Jobs are Saving the World

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The benefits of remote work extend far beyond casual wardrobe choices and commutes to the kitchen. In fact, the conversion of physical jobs into virtual roles can support at least 14 of the 17 United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. If our society truly wants to capitalize on the benefits of remote work to its highest potential, employers need to be ready and willing to accept that the future of work is already here and fortify their organizations to support the virtual workforce.

This presentation covers the 5 socioeconomic benefits of virtual jobs, plus the change management process we need to globally initiate to make remote work equally accessible and permanently sustainable.

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Laurel Farrer

CEO, Distribute Consulting
As the Founder and CEO of Distribute, a virtual organizational development think tank and consulting firm, Laurel Farrer is an internationally-renowned thought leader on the topic of remote work. For the past 15 years, she has been unlocking the power of distributed workforces to... Read More →

Wednesday August 26, 2020 20:14 - 20:39 PDT
Orange Stage