The city of Montreal takes second position in an international ranking of the most attractive cities for remote working. Indeed, Montreal would be the second most accessible and attractive city in the world for teleworking, just behind Melbourne in Australia, according to the global recruitment site, WorkMotion.
The pandemic has transformed the way of thinking about work for many workers around the world and the emergence of remote work is a direct consequence of this situation. Companies have also evolved with this new reality and thus hire competent people by allowing them to work from home or in another place of work.
List of the best cities for teleworking:
- Melbourne, Australia
- Montreal, Canada
- Sydney, Australia
- Wellington, New Zealand
- Prague, Czech Republic
The WorkMotion study looked at 80 top cities from a list of locations recognized as great destinations for telecommuting. WorkMotion compared 17 indicators within 4 broad categories, such as employment compliance, cost of living, human rights and quality of life.
Montreal obtained a score of 98.20 out of 100 and particularly stood out in the following subcategories:
- A favorable political, economic and legal environment to comply with remote working
- High values in terms of diversity, equity and inclusion
- An enviable level of security
- Universal access to health care
- A great cultural offer
- A high index of the happiness of its residents