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Virgin vs. Yahoo – Last week’s debate on workplace flexibility
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Virgin vs. Yahoo – Last week’s debate on workplace flexibility

Two years ago, Yahoo employees received a memo informing them of a new policy that meant anyone who worked from home would now be expected to relocate to the office. But has the policy worked and what difference has it made to the staff and the company?

Source: www.virgin.com

Branson's response: "I’ve worked from home since I was 22 and I’ve built a lot of companies and I’ve been able to spend time with my family, spend time with my kids. And the work stuff has worked out ok."


I love it! I'd like to bottle this guy.


What you can learn about telecommuting from Aetna, Dell, and Xerox
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What you can learn about telecommuting from Aetna, Dell, and Xerox

The debates around open vs. closed office spaces are continuing to heat up and I still think these debates are absolutely pointless. As I've said many times, the debate shouldn't be around cubicle or open space--it should instead be all about workplace flexibility. That is giving the employees the option [...]

Source: www.forbes.com

These firms are among the early adopters of telework. Between 11% and 43% of their employees telecommute at least some of the time. 


#1 Presenteeism Cost can be treated with mindfulness rather than drugs
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#1 Presenteeism Cost can be treated with mindfulness rather than drugs

Researchers in the U.K. have found that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) may offer just as much protection from depression relapse as antidepressants, with no significant difference in cost, according to a new study published in the journal...

Source: psychcentral.com

Depression represents the highest employer cost of all the medical conditions when healthcare, absenteeism, and presenteeism costs are considered. Here's low cost option for helping to keep it at bay.


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