To protect employees from thread of covid-19 pandemic, many Japanese firms nationwide have been scrambling to enable them to work remotely.
In Japan From 2017, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism have been promoting the spread of telework and implementing telework days for the purpose of alleviating traffic congestion during the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The work style called telework is gradually expanding not only to regular employees but also to temporary staff, and it is easy to introduce it to IT-related work because of the available of personal computer and Internet communication environment. Teleworking become popular because both employers and employees understand the benefits of it.
If you are a high-skilled IT engineer, you can work as a teleworker regardless of whether you are dispatched worker or freelance, and it is also possible to do a second job in your spare time.
Telework has some issues related to work and business management, but it will definitely be a pillar of work style reform in the future, and it can be expected to become a main work style. Isn’t the influencers who uses SNS the same business form as telework?
Those who are not good at PCs should start by learning the minimum IT knowledge necessary for telework (PC operation etc.). Some people change jobs to IT programmers from the ages of 40, 50 and 60, any one can be an IT engineer because it is never too late to learn.