Teleworking has grown 115% in the past
decade, according to the Society for Human
Resources. However, in 2017, a number of large
employers made headlines by abandoning their
telework initiatives, citing the desire to improve
communication, collaboration and teamwork. This
move was surprising to many for two reasons:
• Nearly three-quarters of millennials express
a desire to have more opportunities to work
• Employers can save $11,000 per half-time
Do employees who work remotely feel less
recognized, exhibit lower engagement levels or
experience less attention from their manager? To
find out, we conducted a regression analysis on
our 2018 survey of 5,000 employees nationwide.
The results presented on the following pages may
Economic and social factors are transforming the way in which organizations define today’s workforce. The confluence of a growing millennial workforce that values flexibility, the rise of automation, and the increasing prevalence of telework challenges organizations to recognize that a workforce is comprised of more than full-time, 9-to-5, career-track employees.
This altered definition of work will ultimately force companies to adjust their recruitment strategies in favor of what candidates are looking for from employers and how such a wide and increasingly remote talent pool will be managed.
To understand the ways in which today’s workforce is evolving and the reasons why recruiters must find ways to adapt to this changing definition of talent, it’s valuable to look at an overview of today’s workforce…This report does just that.
Published By: Tiny Pulse
Published Date: Jun 03, 2016
The workplace is becoming more distributed and global every day. 37% of U.S. workers have telecommuted, a huge increase from 9% in 1995.
Today’s leaders need to understand how to manage a remote workforce and the tools that navigate the challenges that come with it. Download What Leaders Need To Know About Remote Workers to understand how remote workers compare to in-office counterparts in:
• Feeling valued
• Communication with co-workers
You’ll get tips on managing remote workers and how to use communication, goals, and regular pulse surveys to keep information flowing.
You’ll also get a Free Culture Assessment of your remote and in-office workforce with a two week trial from TINYpulse, the employee engagement platform that helps build stronger teams.
As business becomes more global and teams can often be dispersed across cities or continents, businesses have begun adapting telecommuting as an added corporate culture benefit and as a way to recruit and retain key talent. As a result, managers may find themselves forced to respond to an all-new set of needs and concerns from their staffs. How does the international team leader ensure that the necessary lines of communication stay up when there are thousands of miles and half a dozen time zones separating offices?
Published By: Justworks
Published Date: Sep 27, 2017
Business owners and entrepreneurs create their businesses for a number of reasons: to grow an idea, build and inspire a team, make a difference.
And all too quickly, those business owners can face the other side of running a business: paying employees, negotiating the best benefits for your teams, keeping up with myriad government regulations.
Workplaces are getting even more complicated - for good reasons. Teams have more flexibility to work remotely. And the gig economy is exploding; in fact, about a third of the U.S. workforce works on something other than a full-time basis.
Traditional remote access technologies—like VPNs, proxies,and remote desktops—provide access in much the same way they did 20 years ago. However, new and growing business realities—like a growing mobile and distributed workforce—are forcing enterprises to take a different approach to address the complexity and security challenges that traditional access technologies present. Read this whitepaper to learn 5 key reasons why it’s time for enterprises to adopt a new remote access model.
"Traditional remote access technologies—like VPNs, proxies, and remote desktops—provide access in much the same way they did 20 years ago. However, new and growing business realities—like a growing mobile and distributed workforce—are forcing enterprises to take a different approach to address the complexity and security challenges that traditional access technologies present.
Read 5 Reasons Enterprises Need a New Access Model to learn about the fundamental changes enterprises need to make when providing access to their private applications."
Older PCs are a risk due to a lack of robust hardware-based security, older processors, and outdated operating systems. This Cheat Sheet paper discusses the points you should consider when selecting notebooks and laptops for your mobile and remote workforce. Download this paper today to learn about how combining the right hardware upgrades with newer OS options and endpoint management software can provide the needed protection against today’s security risks.
Published By: Sitrion
Published Date: Oct 04, 2016
Communications is all about making sure all employees are engaged, aligned, and informed. It is your opportunity to leverage mobile technology and employee apps to improve your communications—connecting remote workers with the enterprise, saving money and time, and empowering employees to be more productive.
Download this white paper to learn more about how mobile can help you reach and engage with your remote workforce
Unlike Wi-Fi access, 3G mobile broadband is available anywhere users have a mobile phone signal-from. From taxis, to trains, to remote stretches of road - your workforce will have access to critical data. If your company is even considering about deploying mobile broadband to its workforce, read this guide now!
Published By: Lifesize
Published Date: Nov 23, 2015
Mitarbeiter an untschiedlichen Standorten zu führen muss nicht anders sein als mit ihnen im gleichen Gebäude zusammenzuarbeiten. Wie? Mit Videokommunikation. Telearbeit - Erfahren Sie, wie einfach (und selbstverständlich) es ist, Produktivität, Enthusiasmus und Leistung von verstreut arbeitenden Teams zu steigern.
Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Mar 01, 2012
This paper explores the challenges of supporting a remote workforce with legacy tools such as RDP, pcAnywhere, VPNs and VNC and identifies best practices that organizations can use to choose helpdesk tools that better support today's workforce while also cutting costs.
Global competition for talent, outsourcing labor, compliance legislation, remote workers, aging populations – these are just a few of the daunting challenges faced by HR organizations today. Yet the most commonly monitored workforce metrics do very little to deliver true insight into these topics. Leaders need to graduate from metrics to analytics, surfacing the important connections and patterns in their data to make better workforce decisions.
TAKE YOUR MOBILITY STRATEGY TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH UEM
MDM and EMM were only the beginning of the modern workspace evolution. Now, more people than ever before are working remotely—introducing a proliferation of assorted devices and platforms that need to be managed and secured in the enterprise, and consequently creating unprecedented challenges for IT and business leaders. The solution? Unified endpoint management (UEM).
In this eBook, you'll learn the key business risks you could face without a comprehensive UEM solution:
• Traditional management tools unable to support remote workforces
• Siloed management tools leading to higher IT costs
• Lack of visibility across endpoints increasing security risks
• Disengaged employees driven by a poor user experience
Global competition for talent, outsourcing labor, compliance legislation, remote workers, aging populations—these are just a few of the daunting challenges faced by HR organizations today. Yet the most commonly monitored workforce metrics do very little to deliver true insight into these topics. Leaders need to graduate from metrics to people analytics in order to uncover the important connections and patterns in their data that lead to better workforce decisions.
Most large companies have already made investments in tools that make video webcasting possible. Video is the most
vibrant and intimate medium that executives can use to convey information to large, far-flung internal audiences. Video
helps keep employees on the same page about company branding, strategic direction, and externally-facing stories and
messaging. It facilitates the transparency and authenticity that today’s employees demand.
CEOs of large, global corporations are frequently the catalyst for enterprise live streaming because they know they
can use it to make a powerful and personal connection with tens of thousands of remote employees—efficiently and
cost-effectively. They support using technology to foster communication and transparency, leading to a more engaged,
productive workforce. They recognize the power of video. And they see how engaged, satisfied employees can collectively
strengthen their company’s competitive advantage and enhance their bottom line.
If your CEO
Today's mobile workforce can help drive efficiency and boost the bottom line for your organization. However, it is essential that the helpdesk have the right tools to support a widespread employee base. This paper explores the challenges of supporting a remote workforce with legacy tools such as RDPT, pcAnywhereT, VPNs and VNCT and identifies best practices that organizations can use to choose helpdesk tools that better support today's workforce while also cutting costs.
Analysts see other good reasons for companies to take a serious look at video conferencing technology: It can facilitate an increasingly mobile workforce, and it can help ensure business continuity in the face of natural catastrophes, man-made disasters or health scares.