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Juli Smith, President of The Smith Consulting Group – A member of the Sanford Rose Associates® network of offices, Authored “Why Working From Home Is No Longer Just a Benefit”, Featured in ENR Southwest
Plano, TX | 6/15/2020
Juli Smith is the President at The Smith Consulting Group – A member of the Sanford Rose Associates® network of offices, an executive search firm located in Jackson, Michigan. They specialize in placing professionals in civil engineering and architecture for over 15 years. The following is an article published in ENR Southwest:
As a recruiter specializing in the A&E market, if I had a dollar for every time candidates said the No. 1 reason they’d consider leaving their current job is the ability to work from home, I could retire now.
In fact, a 2017 survey conducted by Glassdoor revealed that working from home (WFH) is the No. 1 beneﬁt employees say they want, and 88% of all respondents said they strongly prefer a company with a WFH program. A majority also said they value WFH more than the amount of their annual compensation.
The success of WFH procedures established during the pandemic has surprised many “old dogs” in the industry who say they never thought it could work. But what does that mean for the future? And why should you consider making it a permanent employee beneﬁt?