HR Scoop Archives for March of 2023

Back to Office Benefits

Published 03/06/2023

Corporate Office Days   If you do a Google search for “the future of work,” you will get (approximately) 9,910,000,000 hits. If you search under “in office versus from home,” you will come up with 7,730,000,000 hits (more or less). Obviously, a LOT of people have a LOT to say on the subject.   Many employees want to work from home now. Many employers want them in the office. In addition to some self-serving motives, both groups have legitimate reasons for their positions.   Work From Home Productivity   A recent report from Owl Labs concludes: “Several studies over the past few months show productivity while working remotely from...

Work From Home Regulations?

Published 03/20/2023

Regulating the Home Office?   The evolution of the workplace is continuing apace. The most recent changes are targeting work-from-home (WFH) employees, or to be precise, their employers. Up until now, the debate has centered around productivity, as well as supervision challenges and other issues that arise from the WFH phenomenon. The number of people working primarily from home increased from 5.7% to 17.95% of all workers in the United States, and from 14.6% to 24.4% in Europe.   Although most WFH employees enjoy the perks of the arrangement, companies are recognizing benefits as well. New data is showing that remote work could save...