Employees are being asked to take part in the annual 'National Remote Working in Ireland' survey.

The study will be carried out by researchers from the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission.

The study will gather data on employees' experiences and preferences for remote working, and will assess how remote working is impacting their career choices.

Building on two previous annual national surveys undertaken by the team, the 2022 research will provide insights on how remote working has changed employees’ work and employment experiences.

Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys is encouraging workers to take part in the survey.

"So much excellent work has been done in the last few years to support remote workers and employers. It is imperative we do not lose momentum now," she said.

"This survey will help to ensure that we have the data to make the right decisions in this crucial area," she added.

The 2020 and 2021 annual surveys received over 12,000 responses from employees who were working remotely across the country.

"The findings have impacted policy including the national remote working strategy," said Professor Alma McCarthy of NUI Galway.

"The way we work has changed dramatically since the Covid-19 pandemic. It is timely to capture the trends, preferences and career choice impacts two years on," she added.