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How to Convince Management to Introduce Flexible Work into the Workplace

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 ...

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How to Maximize Office Space and Empower Workers with Hot Desking

How to Maximize Office Space and Empower Workers with Hot Desking

Hot desking is an innovative and cost-effective working arrangement that allows employers to accommodate today’s increasingly mobile workforce. Although many office workers enjoy having their own personal territory at the office, the truth is that desk occupancy rates rarely rise above 50%. This means that employers are tying up real estate costs in unused space. As an increasing number of companies give their employees the option to work from home or move from one location to another, fewer desks are needed in the office on a regular basis.  In addition to helping companies trim costs, ...

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HR Technology Trends to Watch for in 2017

HR Technology Trends to Watch for in 2017

Working with HR technology has never been more exciting. There are transformational changes taking place in the HR landscape that are giving HR leaders the tools necessary to better manage the people side of their organizations.  The new world of work has required innovation from HR leaders, but it has also created the opportunity for HR departments to generate a much greater impact. The following are some exciting HR technology trends to watch for in 2017.     Mobile is the new HR technology platform  In the eyes of the new generation of talent, desktops are a relic of the ...

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3 Sustainable Business Trends for 2017

3 Sustainable Business Trends for 2017

The number of companies seeking to integrate sustainability practices is on the rise. Sustainability programs make positive contributions to organizations both in the short-term and long-term. They can cut costs, improve your company’s reputation, and increase operational efficiency.  Each year brings a new set of innovations that promise to benefit both your profits and the planet. The following are 3 sustainable business trends that you can expect to see with more frequency in 2017.    1. Flexible/remote working Among the many considerations that businesses make in order to achieve ...

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The Benefits of BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

The Benefits of BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

In today’s mobile and flexible business environment, a growing number of employees are using their own computers, tablets, smartphones, and other devices for work purposes. Employees often prefer to use their own devices to access their work data because IT departments struggle to keep up with yearly upgrades in technology and may not have the latest devices available.  BYOD is part of the larger IT consumerization trend, which blends the personal and business use of technological devices and applications. BYOD is about offering choice to employees and gives them the flexibility to work ...

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