Despite the creation of new opportunities in the IT sector, the unemployment rate has not decreased recently. Furthermore, the coronavirus pandemic has driven many organisations to convert to digital tools, which has resulted in an increase in unemployment and the elimination of particular job categories in companies as a result of the shift to remote work. This negative impact has reached Pakistan, where many workers have lost their employment or are unable to find work.
In a nutshell, our computers have become our offices, and the ability to work from home has made this the new standard for office work, with many individuals preferring it over the traditional scenario. Though this notion is fantastic, it nevertheless has a negative impact on the economy of the country, which is seeking to recover through remote employment. The promise of flexibility, perks, and progress without having to travel thousands of miles to another location is what makes remote employment so appealing.
As the trend of remote work increases, new recruiters have emerged to connect potential local HR with businesses all around the world. RepStack is one of the businesses that is following this trend, hiring virtual account managers, sales professionals, and marketing assistants from Pakistan for leading digital agencies in the United States.
RepStack, which began operations in September 2020, is entirely dedicated to accelerating remote work for young people by providing possibilities for young Pakistanis with the capacity to grow and learn to work for one of the leading digital marketing companies. The organisation is currently based in Wilmington, Delaware, where it is working nonstop to fill positions.
According to Azhar Siddiqui, CEO of RepStack:
“We are aware that the Pakistani employment market has been struggling for some time, and even people with the necessary skills and qualifications are having difficulty obtaining work that they deserve. We’re efficiently addressing these gaps by linking them with an overseas employer who can best utilise their abilities and optimise their opportunities for advancement.”
The company presently employs over 100 people, with 52 percent of them between the ages of 18 and 24, 41 percent between the ages of 25 and 35, and 5% between the ages of 35 and 44. Furthermore, the organisation has a well-balanced male-female ratio of 49 to 47 percent.