BitPay decides to let all employees work from home permanently

Crypto seems to thrive on remote work.

Bitcoin (BTC) payment and wallet company BitPay has chosen to take its company’s working atmosphere remote, permanently.

A poll from within the company revealed: “85% of employees preferred to work from home and felt they were more productive,” said a Sept. 15 statement. “This insight coupled with the continuation in business, is a main reason the company chose to make working from home permanent.”

As a niche largely held within the digital world, the crypto space often sees companies and individuals working remotely. A growing trend in light of COVID-19 prevention measures, remote work cuts out commute time, as well as serves up added flexibility and lower company costs stemming from renting a work space. Cons, however, include less face-to-face interaction among staff and a greater need for trusting employees.

Andrew Kelin, marketing director at BitPay explained: 

“It took a bit of adjusting to working from home because I am an outgoing and social person […]  I am grateful to have this flexibility and my team is able to collaborate and work together as if we were side-by-side.” 

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