As George Anders asks,
Where should we expect to work in the years to come?
A flurry of U.S. corporate leaders are arguing that the pandemic-era embrace of remote and hybrid setups has run its course. As they see things, it's time for a return to the office.
Yet a major slice of the U.S. workforce is pushing back. A new study by LinkedIn's Economic Graph research team identifies the 20 U.S. metropolitan areas where the appetite for remote or hybrid work is keenest. Findings are based on an analysis of more than 260 million U.S. job applications in the past year.
If remote work is top of mind for you, you'll find a stronghold of like-minded thinkers in Bend, Ore. In that community, remote-work opportunities attract 73.5% of job applications on LinkedIn.