Shannon Deegan discusses how how 20 percent time led to the development of Google products such as Google Sky and Gmail.
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In addition to having traditional employees, many companies rely on temporary workers, independent contractors and consultants.
These workers may:
With an emphasis on a solutions-based approach, this article explores key factors of a successful transition to a virtual organization and includes real-life scenarios to illustrate both effective and ineffective approaches, with a focus on leadership styles, the effectiveness of virtual working teams, communication, technology, virtual meetings and management, and global virtual teams.
Dr. Shirley Davis announces that SHRM is partnering with the Families and Work Institute to increase workplace flexibility.
Changes all around us, including economic factors, are forcing organizations to re-evaluate the way they do business and develop alternative approaches to work. Findings from this research report reveal that the reasons that prompted organizations to offer flexible work arrangements (FWAs) range from requests from employees to organizational reasons and technological advances in teleworking.
By Robin Rodensky, Jan Rybeck, Heather Johnson and Margaret Rollins, ICF International
There are dozens of benefits to creating a flexible workplace and supporting telework programs, but this venture is not free from challenges. Below, we present the Strategize, Transform, Implement, Recalibrate (STIR) model developed by ICF International to help businesses design and execute successful programs customized to their needs.
State of Telework Today—What's Holding Us Back?
Here’s one natural disaster the nation’s utility executives can see coming: a tsunami of retirees that could swamp the economy. The electric power industry estimates 30 percent to 40 percent of its 400,000 workers will be eligible to retire by 2013. From executives to plant managers, and from engineers to skilled craft workers— who literally keep the lights on—the retirement deluge threatens to create a chasm between supply and demand for workers.