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How to Convince Management to Introduce Flexible Work into the Workplace

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Let’s face it – the traditional 9-to-5 work schedule probably won’t be around for much longer. In order to stay relevant and attract the best candidates, organizations need to offer their employees flexible work opportunities.   Many employers still feel reluctant to allow employees to work from home or have flexible schedules. Managers often don’t feel like they can trust employees to work if they aren’t in the office during regular business hours because they equate work with facetime. The key to convincing managers of the benefits of flexible work schedules lies in getting them to adopt a different cultural attitude surrounding work.   Managers must understand exactly what their staff members are working on and which of those tasks are the most profitable

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  • Introducing flexible work into the workplace can benefit your company's employee satisfaction and attract the best candidates.
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The Future of Work - 5 Mega Trends That Are Changing the Workplace

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Could a robot eventually take your job? Will smart buildings change the way we work forever? These are just some of the questions surrounding the future of work. In the last decade, we’ve witnessed major changes in the way technology is used to help people complete tasks in the workplace. These advancements are affecting everyone, from white-collar knowledge workers to blue-collar factory workers. The following are some mega trends in work technology that will transform the way we work now and into the future.      1. Robots There is fear surrounding how robots might replace many jobs and income inequality will rise. While it’s true that the job market will likely see increased segregation between high-skill, high-paying jobs, and low-skill, low-paying jobs, the jobs

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  • New mega trends are changing the workplace and transform the way we work.
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7 Ways Scheduling Software Can Boost Service-Based Startups

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As a service-based startup, you need to plan and schedule your resources, which may include people, equipment, meeting rooms, training sessions, appointments, and more. Implementing scheduling software can help your startup save administrative time, maximize resources, and reduce overall costs. By optimizing scheduling time with software, you’ll free up time to generate new business and improve customer support and service. Unfortunately, too many service-based startups don’t invest in scheduling software because they assume that it’s too expensive or unnecessary for their business. Here are some ways that scheduling software can help your startup work and collaborate more effectively.   1. Book appointments with online scheduling software For service-based businesses, one of the most important steps in the sales process is setting appointments. Online scheduling software enables

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  • Implementing scheduling software can help your startup save administrative time, maximize resources, and reduce overall costs.
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How to Attract Top Talent by Optimizing the Employee Experience

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Behind every great company exists a team of passionate, talented employees who drive the growth of the business. Many managers wonder what they can do to attract and retain the best employees amidst what’s often a brutal competition for top talent. Major, innovative companies like Google and Apple don’t even have to try to attract talent because the best of the best is tripping over their feet to work for them. If you don’t have a famous company but want to attract great employees, the secret to success lies in creating the ultimate employee experience. By cultivating a positive, welcoming environment for employees, you can have the opportunity to compete with top companies in your field and attract some of the best employees out there – employees

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  • Retain and attract the best employees by cultivating an atmosphere that makes people want to come to work.
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Different Types of Flexible Working Arrangements

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Is your organization struggling to recruit and retain talent? Flexible working arrangements might be the key to attracting top talent as well as unlocking the full potential of your workforce. A growing number of businesses are experiencing the benefits of flexible work, which has a strong impact on job satisfaction and productivity levels. As its name suggests, flexible work is flexible, either in terms of the hours worked or the location where the work is performed. Today’s employees have higher expectations and strive to work to live, not live to work. Bonuses, pats on the back, and salary increases aren’t enough to retain talent anymore. According to the 2015 Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Report by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 55% of respondents

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  • A growing number of businesses are experiencing the benefits of flexible work.
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