Top 10 states for remote jobs
A new year usually heralds the arrival of change and progress. It’s a time, too, when we traditionally make resolutions that few of us commit to seeing through to the end.
It’s also a time of
year when we re-evaluate our career paths and start hunting and applying for
Thanks to the
COVID-19 pandemic, the landscape has completely changed when it comes to our
working habits, with hybrid or remote working increasingly becoming a default
option for many of us.
A new report by
cybersecurity platform Nordlayer has analyzed where the best places in the
world to be a remote worker are - and found that Europe dominated the board
with not only the top 10 spots but most of the top half as well.
The 2023 Global
Remote Work Index crunched the data from 108 countries and gave them scores
based on how they shaped up based on various criteria, including access to
stable, fast Internet connections, socio-economic benefits like healthcare as
well as human rights protections.
While it’s true that
people’s priorities do not align and what they value most also differs, the
study found that Denmark came top overall when scores from the four key
categories - cyber safety, digital and physical infrastructure, social safety,
and economic safety - were taken into account.
According to the Global
Remote Work Index 2023, countries such as Denmark, Netherlands, Germany, Spain,
Portugal, Sweden, Estonia, Lithuania, Ireland and Slovakia are the top 10
places for remote jobs.