Thousands of office workers are now working from home as a result of the stringent measures implemented to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Companies and workers who may have been reluctant in the past have had to move quickly to embrace technology in order that they may maintain productivity.
The assessment of work has undergone a significant change in the relationship between the employer and the employee. Working from home requires employees to confirm that they are engaged in activities expected of them as if they were in the office. The employer must now be far more trusting that the employee is working. Confirmation that an employee is on the job has relied on several tools and measures.
Internet broadband is the foundation of contact between the office and home office, allowing for real-time consultations, meetings, and the delivery of work assignments.