While telecommuting and work-from-home options continue to be adopted by a large and growing percentage of employers, several have moved to reverse the trend of work-at-home employment, forcing employees back into corporate offices.
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The gig economy continues to be a lucrative way for freelance workers to earn a living, and more employers are now turning to these workers to help fill short-term needs. When you think about where the work takes place, you may imagine that freelancers are working in rural areas, far away from the hustle and […]
Remote work has evolved as an attractive alternative to traditional modes of work where physical relocation and strict working hours were the norm. It helps businesses cultivate a diverse talent pool that is not constrained by factors like location, time zone, and work hours.
A recent study discovered that globally, nearly 70% of people work remotely at least once a week. So, it’s quite concerning then that not many employers offer their employees insight into how to work remotely efficiently and effectively.
Employers across the country are starting to realize the benefits of hiring remote workers. Hiring remote workers helps to reduce office costs, and it’s quickly becoming one of the trendiest benefits companies can offer to attract top talent. With that being said, what industries will be offering remote work in 2019?
We’ve seen the importance workplace flexibility has on attracting and retaining workers, but to drive this point further home, here are the top five flexibility trends uncovered by FlexJobs in 2018. FlexJobs also provides two predictions about workplace flexibility in 2019, that employers and recruiters should keep in mind.
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.
Workplace flexibility is an increasingly important factor for employees when selecting an employer. Often, that flexibility comes in the form of the ability to work remotely.
A long commute may be a deal breaker for some candidates, as a new survey from Robert Half shows that 23% of respondents have left their current employer due to a lengthy commute. If your company is trying to attract and retain workers who live in rural areas, and have long commutes because of it, […]
Currently, around 43% of the U.S. workforce works remotely at least part time. And although the number of remote workers has steadily increased in recent years, not many employers have a succession plan that includes them.