COVID-19 & Work From Home Jobs

COVID-19 Impact – Search Stats

Following COVID-19 there has been a global surge in work-from-home (WFH) and remote job searches.

We’ve taken a look at search volume data from Google Trends and compiled the results below.

🌎 [Work From Home Jobs] Worldwide Jan 2004 – July 2020

The following chart shows worldwide searches for [work from home jobs] conducted between January 2004 and July 2020.

+ 88.7%

Increase from Nov 2019 to July 2020

Source Data Source

Google Trends

🌎 [Remote Jobs] Worldwide Jan 2004 – July 2020

The following chart shows worldwide [remote jobs] searches for the same period.

+ 85.2%

Increase from Nov 2019 to July 2020

Source Data Source

Google Trends

[Work From Home Jobs] USA Only Jan 2004 – July 2020

+ 48.1%

Increase from Nov 2019 to July 2020

Source Data Source

Google Trends

[Work From Home Jobs] UK Only Jan 2004 – July 2020

+ 54.4%

Increase from Nov 2019 to July 2020

Source Data Source

Google Trends

Note: How Google Trends Data is calculated

How to List Work From Home Jobs in Google Job Search

In July Google announced a new WFH jobs filter in Google Job Search, and sent an email to recruitment sites via Search Console including information on how to mark up work-from-home jobs using structured data. Find out more in this article.