A few years back, remote working was just another niche workplace trend reserved for indie software developers in Silicon Valley. Today, however, on the backdrop of a coronavirus mandated remote work culture, both business leaders and employees alike now see the benefits of working from home.

If anything, the coronavirus has shown us that we can work from home and still be productive. Business leaders embrace it for the cost savings on office infrastructure. Every year, Sun Microsystems, creators of the Java programming language save more than $68 million, all thanks to a remote workplace policy it implemented in 2007.