HR Scoop Posts Tagged as Remote Employee

Employee Retention

Published 09/01/2018

89% of Companies Report Better Retention Simply by offering Flexible Work Options Camile Bradbury of KPA, wrote a very informative article earlier this year regarding the increasing trend of flexible work schedules.   Trend Drivers Millennials are the largest generation to hit the workforce since baby boomers, and flexible hours is at the top of their must-have benefits list. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that there are 83.1 million millennials in the workforce, representing more than 25% of the nation’s population. Their size exceeds that of the 75.4 million baby boomers.   However, flexible scheduling is also attractive to Gen Xers and baby boomers, the other two main generations currently in the...


Published 07/15/2018

THE WORKPLACE OF THE FUTURE WILL LOOK VERY DIFFERENT THAN THAT OF TODAY   A recent article in Fast Company by Stephanie Vozza examines the challenges the workforce and it's employers face in the not too distant future.   Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role didn’t even exist a short time ago. The workplace of today and the future looks quite different due to technology, the economy, the environment, and politics, according to the Institute for the Future (IFTF), a not-for-profit think tank that helps organizations plan for the future.   The evolving workplace is creating a skills...


Published 08/18/2017

When the possibility of working from home (telecommuting) first appeared on the employment scene, no one really knew how (or if) it was going to work. It was initially hailed as a panacea for everything from traffic congestion to air pollution. Woody Leonhard, in his book, The Underground Guide to Telecommuting coined the phrase "work is something you do, not something you travel to".  Employing remote workers has advantages that advocates are quick to point out. Cost reduction is a big one, whereas the need for dedicated office space or cubicles is eliminated. This reduces the size of the businesses'...