Tag: Flexible Working

How to Help Remote Employees Avoid Burnout and Loneliness

5th February 2019 Off

Remote employees are not a rarity anymore. Remote working has become a standard organizational practice in today’s day and age, with companies offering greater flexibility to their employees in terms of working hours and location. A 2017 report by PowWowNow states that 58% of UK workers are offered the option of flexible working. PwC has…

By Priyanka Athavale

Indonesia Joins the Flexible Working Revolution

14th January 2019 Off

Taking a positive step towards revolutionizing traditional modes of working to encourage more female participation, the Manpower Ministry of Indonesia has planned to make more flexible working hours available to enable more women to work. This regulation will seek to increase their participation in the labour market by working suitable hours; the aim is to…

By Priyanka Athavale

Top 5 Benefits of Flexible Working

10th January 2019 Off

Gone are the days of the 9-5 grind. The workplace scenario is undergoing a massive transformation, making a transition from traditional office hours and conventional office spaces to more mobile and agile forms of working. Employees are increasingly seeking out flexible working options like working from home, smart working spaces, part-time working, job sharing, hot desking,…

By Priyanka Athavale

SmartWorking Means More Time For Family

31st October 2018 Off

It’s Halloween, which means families all over the world are painting faces, donning witches’ hats and preparing for an evening of scares, dares and good old fun. But for many parents, Halloween is just another work day where they miss out on their kids’ first or even twelfth Halloween. Maybe if they’re lucky, a kindly…

By Thomas Murray

How Reducing The Commute Will Help Your Business

2nd October 2018 Off

Why allowing longer commute times to improve productivity is nothing but an unproductive strategy. It’s time for everyone to start embracing the benefits of #SmartWorking! Two different studies conducted by renowned universities, analysed the impact traditional work journeys had on employees, compared with flexible working options. The findings revealed how long commutes can in fact,…

By Vithoria Escobar

How Flexible Working Supports Employee Health & Wellbeing

3rd September 2018 Off

Supporting flexible working and employee wellness are two key employer trends in Ireland in 2018. Moreover, they’re usually high on the list of any discussion of the ‘future of work.’  But how exactly are they interrelated? In this article, I want to find out how flexible working benefits the health and well-being of employees. We’ll…

By Guest Blogger