article source: morningconsult.com
overview: While the pandemic has undoubtedly taken a hit on the labor market, it has also demonstrated the resilience of the workforce and its ability to adapt to a remote work environment. Workers are reporting increased levels of productivity across the board, even without the resources of an office environment. However, the pandemic has also accelerated a digital transformation that has brought on new operational challenges, and has underscored the need for businesses to have a strong digital leader in place.
The COVID-19 crisis, in conjunction with an already existing digital revolution, has forced companies across almost every industry to leverage the latest technology and transition to a work-from-home setting. Two-thirds of U.S. employees are now working from home in some capacity due to the spread of the virus. And studies have found that this new digital environment has the potential to increase the overall productivity of employees by up to 13 percent.