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Work from home jobs' searches in 2020 surged 140% in India:
One of the clear shifts in user behaviour is demonstrated in a never-before upsurge in queries for "learn", up more than 30 per cent year-on-year, said the report. New Delhi: With remote working becoming a norm during the initial phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, there was 140 per cent growth in "work from home jobs" searches from across India in 2020 over 2019, new data from a Google report showed on Thursday. With health becoming a foremost concern, Indians adopted a new willingness to try new things online with "online doctor consultations" searches growing at 300 per cent growth in the last one year led by Manipur, Bihar and Karnataka, said the Google's annual "Year in Search" report for the past year. The combination of the uncertainty of 2020 and the accelerated digital adoption in the year saw Indians leverage their time spent online for the determined pursuit of progress.
This report show that how the trends is changing during the pandemic and now when India is going through second wave of Covid-19, it is safe to continue with WFH , where ever it is possible.