New York City firms offered nearly quadruple the number of remote jobs to new applicants in the past year, according to data obtained by The Post.
“And this is just the beginning,” said NYC Partnership CEO Kathryn Wylde, whose business group analyzed figures compiled by the numbers firm Emsi Burning Glass.
The key industries with the highest jump in virtual-work offers amid the coronavirus pandemic included administrative, information and financial services.
In early 2020, there were 6,700 out of 163,000 postings for city jobs that could be filled by remote workers, or 4 percent of the total.
By this past December, there were 25,800 out of 243,000
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