Pandemic has made 83% Indian professionals keen to learn and train online

Research reveals that 53% employees in India are willing to change jobs if they are offered remote working options

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The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way the corporate world works. With the remote working culture here to stay, 53 per cent employees in India are willing to switch jobs if it allows them to work from home or work from anywhere. This was revealed in a survey by Salesforce, which also reveals that 83 per cent Indians have become more interested in online learning and training ever since the coronavirus outbreak.

The ‘Global Stakeholder Series’ report states that a good 79 per cent professionals in India feel that technology should play a significant role in ensuring workplace safety and wellbeing of the employees.

Of the 20,000 people surveyed across 10 countries, 4,000 were professionals from India. Of these, 65 per cent Indian employees feel that closing global inequalities should be a high priority for businesses. Sixty one per cent of the Indian respondents believe it is critical that their employers give back to their community. Indian professionals seem to have a lot more trust in business and government compared to the rest of the population around the world. A significant 89 per cent of survey participants from India have complete faith in the ability of businesses to create a better future. About 70 per cent trust business leaders to create a better future.

The report reveals that the remote working option may not be easily available to everyone around the world. It will be a luxury for a sizeable section of the population and challenges will differ from region to region.

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