Skip to main content

What are NC’s Most Popular Areas to Work from Home?

Growth in Share of At-Home Workers

Is working from home in the mountains of North Carolina attractive?

According to data from the US Census Bureau, the share of the US workforce that worked the majority of the week at home rose from 5.7% in 2019 to 17.9% in 2021 – an increase in the number of at-home workers of more than 200%.

Growth in At-Home Workers 


Share of At-Home Workers in 2021 by NC Counties > Buncombe County



NC’s Most Popular Areas to Work from Home. Nc.gov. Published May 2023. Accessed May 2, 2023. https://www.commerce.nc.gov/news/the-lead-feed/nc-most-popular-places-work-home

Popular posts from this blog

Virtually Connectivity Resources for Digital Literacy

The National Governors Association (NGA) is piloting a Workforce Innovation Network (WIN) to prepare and build workforces for a post-COVID-19 economy.   The Network is dedicated to: Expanding access to essential support services Rapidly connecting jobseekers to work Advancing digital access and skill development Enhancing job quality for all workers Virtual Connectivity Hub Resources In  the Virtual Connectivity Hub Resources include curriculum for trainers or learners: AARP Personal Technology Resource Center Applied Digital Skills-Google Teach and learn practical digital skills Digital Learn - Public Library Association Use a computer to do almost anything! GCF Learn Free - Free Online Learning Technology - Works - Core Skills - Reading & Math  LinkedIn Learning Enhance Your Skills Free access with your Buncombe County Library Card Northstar Digital Literacy Learn it, know it, show it Tech Boomers Access 100+ Free Courses Tech Goes Home Equity Through Opportunity Web Literacy-Moz

You too can work from home. Update your resume and LinkedIn profile today!

  by Marc Czarnecki, Web Tech Czar Although working from home may have several attractive benefits, find those opportunities requires some updates: Resume LinkedIn Profile Your Website and Social Media Resources Let Your Community Know - "I am available for remote work" Resume A resume is still a foundation document of your past employment and skills.  Does your resume reflect your 'remote work' aspirations? "Explicitly note any remote or hybrid roles. Wherever you’ve held a role that involved working remotely, even part of the time, add that into your description of those job experiences." Online Posts Because LinkedIn is considered professional social media, shout-out your experience and highlight your remote-relevant skills.  Don't be afraid to make posts or videos to promote your skillsets.  Making your friend networks on Facebook or Twitter aware of your remote work aspirations. Entrepreneurial experiences with E-Bay, Etsy, AirBNB or other platforms

Internet Affordability Connectivity Program (ACP) Para Mi

ACP makes the internet accessible and affordable for Latino families nationwide  ACP makes the internet accessible and affordable for Latino families nationwide. More at:  https://www.acpparami.org/mainmenu