Tag: Remote Work

5 Tech Tips to Make Working from Home More Productive

There’s a good chance you work from home occasionally, especially if you’re in tech. In fact, a recent study released by Zug found that 70% of the professional workforce is remote at least 1 day a week. And 53% of all professionals work remotely for at least half of the week.

Allowing Remote Work: What NOT to Do

As more and more indications are found that employees value the opportunity for flexible scheduling and remote work, employers are finding the need to handle these benefits effectively. While some employers have allowed remote work for years, others are new to the game and finding that there are a lot of potential pitfalls to avoid.

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4 Mentorship Program Ideas for the New Year

According to recent research, 83% of workers participating in a mentoring program admitted that their experiences positively influenced their desire to stay at their organizations. And, luckily, there are many types of mentor-mentee relationships that your organization can help promote via various types of mentorship programs.

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An Uptick in Remote Work Opportunities

While employee compensation remains one of the, if not the, most important factors in employee job satisfaction, there are a number of nonfinancial elements that have a strong influence on attracting and retaining top talent. These perks include flexible work hours and the ability to work remotely.

Competing for Remote Workers: Top Jobs That Offer $100,000 or More

One recurring trend for 2018, that’s slated to continue on in 2019, is offering employees flexible working arrangements. In order to attract talent to your company, you can stay ahead of the competition by offering candidates what they want most: flexibility and a competitive salary.

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Can Your Business Benefit from Training Workers ‘On Demand’?

In our digital economy, opportunity should only be a few clicks away regardless of where candidates live. What’s more, that kind of flexibility is exactly what today’s tech-savvy workforce seeks, with reports showing that the most desired nonmonetary benefit for workers is a flexible schedule (51%). While this is something that businesses are beginning to […]

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Companies’ Reduction in Employee Flexibility Is Misplaced

Companies vary greatly in their willingness to allow employees flexibility in their work, as well as in how that flexibility manifests itself—from working from home all the time, with unlimited paid time off (PTO), to flex work and the ability to work from home on certain days or on a certain number of days per […]

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Why You Need an Established Policy for Your Remote Workers

A recent study conducted by Upwork has indicated that nearly two-thirds of companies in today’s workforce rely on remote workers, yet a majority of these companies lack established policies for their remote workers. The study’s findings also revealed the importance of establishing a policy for remote workers in today’s workforce.