Remote-first companies have found communications, maintaining a friendly and collaborative culture, and the ease with which employees connect on a personal level has not diminished. (Image: Shutterstock)

It’s no surprise that the pandemic has changed the way we work, and its impact will be felt for decades to come. Covid has been devastating in many ways worldwide. Yet throughout covid, we have witnessed people go above and beyond to help their communities, employees helping employees, and employees supporting each other. We saw companies show compassion for their people over their bottom line. Most importantly, companies proved that they could continue to operate effectively with a home-based workforce.

However, this process hasn’t been without its challenges, and in overcoming them, there have been several lessons learned. As some companies debate returning to the office in 2022, these lessons make a strong case for companies to become remote-first going forward.

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