About 135 million Americans commute to work, and according to a 2016 survey by research firm Global Workplace Analytics (GWA), 50 percent of them have jobs they could do remotely at least part time. If all those workers skipped the commute just every other day, we could reduce greenhouse gas emissions as much as we would by taking 9 million cars off the road.
The article points to employer and employee benefits of remote work including reduced work-life conflict, lower greenhouse gas emissions, a reduction on the outbound migration of talent, and even...increased voter turnout!
Plenty of surveys show how much employees want the option to work from home at least part of the week. Yet not all managers are on board. Here's why ... and why they should rethink their concerns, say flexible workplace experts.
Companies like Dell, Aetna, SAP and many others are adopting remote work in a big way and they're reaping the benefits. It's not about telecommuting, or mobile work, or whatever you want to call it, it's just the way employees of leading companies are working.
Among many highlights, one special interactive session will feature leaders in remote work helping to guide the implementation, ROI tracking, support, and optimization of remote work programs at attendee’s respective organizations.
Speakers include flexible and remote work experts from Dell, Wordpress, SAP, US DOL, the World Economic Forum, ADP, PWC, Xerox, American Express, Anthem, WorldatWork, Clorox, FlexJobs and many more. I'm delighted to be one of them. June 8 to June 10. Reserve you seat now! @Remote.co
Here are some interesting statistics from the folks at FlexJobs. For more details visit our job seeker site.
I did a webinar yesterday with Sally Hurley, president of VIPdesk. They’re an all-virtual concierge and customer contact center for some of the nation’s top brands. Telecommuting: Bottom Line Impact View more presentations from Kate Lister. Running their numbers through our Telework Savings Calculator, I found that a traditional call center can save between $15,000 and $25,000 per year by using home-based agents. I had...