For Earth Day, FlexJobs spoke with three big-name companies (Dell, Xerox, and Aetna) to find out the environmental savings from telecommuting, and more.
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Seven telework & flexible work experts talk about how to properly set up a telecommuting policy for your organization. Webinar replay (transcript included).
Hassan Osman did a nice post about the Agilquest webinar we did on why companies should have mobile work policy, what is should include, and how to set one up. The link takes you to the recorded webinar as well as a transcript.
"Imagine you are outside a large conference room. As the meeting adjourns, participants file out and you can hear them saying to each other:
"Why are we doing this?"
"Why doesn't senior leadership have to do this?"
"This will never work."
"It will never happen. If it does, I'll leave."
If you've ever been part of a large organizational shift or change management effort, you have undoubtedly been privy to these sorts of comments, and may have even muttered them yourself. Anger, denial and fear are all healthy responses to change.
Great article with some really practical advice on how to win the change game.
"The idea began percolating, said Dan Price, the founder of Gravity Payments, after he read an article on happiness. It showed that, for people who earn less than about $70,000, extra money makes a big difference in their lives."
And here's the best part, he's funding the move by cutting his own salary to $70k. Turns out, research shows that person's emotional well-being increases with income, but only to a point. This CEO wants to get his people to that point.
For the past few weeks I have been exploring some themes around innovation (in the post for why failure is a competitive advantage and the post that talks about how to turn failure into a competitive advantage), and I wanted to continue on that track by highlighting a few examples of companies that have internal …
Some great examples of how companies are fostering innovation: AT&T, Adobe, LinkedIn, Whirlpool, Ericsson.