Remote work is on the rise as professionals increasingly demand more flexibility and choice in the workplace. The internet, laptops, cloud computing, and other emerging technologies have reduced the need for people to be tied to a location and time in order to work effectively. Professionals today can work from home, from a cafe, a virtual office, or from wherever they are as long as they have access to internet and a smartphone, tablet, or computer.
Recent studies have shown that remote work policies offer various benefits to employers and employees alike.
Top 5 Benefits of Remote Work Policies
1. Business Savings
You read that right. Remote working is cheaper than the alternative: it helps reduce commuting costs and overhead.
For starters, if people aren’t commuting to the office, there’s no need for companies to offer commuting benefits; furthermore, individuals save on valuable time, gas, and parking costs.
On the employer side, remote work helps reduce business overhead costs because companies won’t need to take up as much office space. This reduces leasing costs and electricity costs (fewer people means less energy: less heating or cooling, less lighting, less electronics to plug in or charge, etc.). But there’s more, remote work means less need for office supplies, furniture, coffee, tea, snacks, and maintenance services (less people means there’s less to clean up). Continue reading
Everyone is going to get to the point of having to stop work and retire. However, many aren’t equipped for what that means in terms of the pensions pot they’ve been building over the years. Portafina has put together advice for individuals that are fifty-five and thinking about taking out pensions soon.
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The field of content creation and development includes a variety of concepts where some are easy to define while some remain an issue to many people. Two types of content that have proven a challenge for many to differentiate are content marketing and copywriting. Ideally, content marketing is used interchangeably with copywriting to mean one and the same thing, but it is important to note that they are different. This confusion is definitely due to their close relationship, but marketing professionals from PaperWritten can help demystify this scenario. Read on to understand the actual meaning of these two terms and the various forms in which they are presented…
Understanding Content Marketing and its Forms
In an effort to help you understand the difference between these two, it will be important to know what content marketing is. Well, this involves the creation of original and unique content for a business with the intention of attracting new customers both at the present time and in the long term. Content marketing is usually done in different forms, and this includes blog posts, white papers, eBooks, podcasts, articles, videos and email newsletters.Continue reading
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Kimberly had worked with the team on several occasions on project management and team dynamics. More importantly she had gained the team’s trust and confidence over the series of workshops. One of the projects did not go smoothly and Kimberly was brought in as the external facilitator in the “lessons learnt” debrief at the end of the project. We needed an external facilitator that the team trusted and could confide in. Kimberly chatted to everyone who was directly involved with the project…
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Kimberly is one of the most enthusiastic and up-beat people I have ever worked with. She is driven by the belief that it is more than her job, it is her obligation, to make those around her successful. She is an exceptionally quick study with a firm grounding in science and engineering. Kimberly…easily identifies choke points to progress as well as opportunities for leverage. She is a model of persistence…
It was simply MAGICAL. Kimberly’s super-unique workshop transformed my team. Now my team is super energetic and already started making positive changes. Thanks Kimberly!
I would like you to know how much I have so appreciated all the help you have provided me. Even though there have been some times of hardness and difficulties, you successfully and strongly put me though during the workshop. Through the workshop, I really felt your professionalism, and positive thinking with great energy. Thanks to your continuous support and advice, I could learn to become a real global leader (Woo Hoo!!!).
Thank you so very much for assisting us in putting structure into our 2-year plan for the Reshoring Institute. You are a remarkable facilitator, capturing the spirit of our organization and, at the same time, adding clarity to our roadmap. We really appreciate your help!
Kimberly’s organizational culture work with us was like a journey to discover the hidden common sense shared in our organization and people across the world. Our company’s leaders successfully discovered their instinct and got much more unified as One Global Family after the journey. You can see some images of the journey from this book, just like reading a travel guidebook before taking off.
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