Mobile workforce software solutions have become extremely popular in recent years. Their flexibility, adaptation to how people access the cloud, and ability to keep diverse schedules in line have allowed this type of solution to flourish. More business owners and managers than ever are using software-based solutions on mobile platforms to help their workforces operate with a great deal of additional efficiency.
You’re ready to hire a new employee, but before you start wiping down that old desk, consider whether a remote worker would be a better fit for your new position. For many workplaces, remote workers are taking over previously in-house jobs and performing more effectively. These are just five reasons why a remote worker may be a better fit for your next open position.
Telecommuting is a popular perk that attracts the attention of potential employees and increases morale of current employees – but not without controversy. When Yahoo's Marissa Mayers dismantled the long-standing work-from-home policy for her employees, she cited the decrease in collaboration and innovation when employees regularly worked away from the company environment. Employees raged and many saw this move as an indictment on the benefits of working from home from the tech world. The question remained though: does working from home boost productivity or does it isolate and demotivate your employees?