The CYA Report podcast is a partnership between Workforce Management and Fistful of Talent. In this special edition, Workforce Management contributors Ed Frauenheim and Kris Dunn discuss the growing need to show contingent workers more love. Read More
National Telework Week, slated to start Monday, recognizes the financial and employee retention benefits of working remotely.
The history of the higher mass transit tax break goes back to 2009, when lawmakers approved an economic stimulus measure that allowed employees to reduce their taxable salaries by up to $230 a month to pay for mass transit expenses. Read More
Of 530 recently surveyed independent consultants, more than 80 percent expressed satisfaction with their employment status, although 27 percent admitted that, given the chance, they would return to a full-time job.
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Although telework is becoming commonplace in the corporate world—including in small and medium-size businesses—there are obstacles to conquer. These include management mistrust, worker isolation and data security.Read More
Citrix Systems has avoided many of the pitfalls companies have faced with a remote workforce by implementing a solid plan.Read More
The Staples Advantage survey, which was conducted in May, polled more than 140 employees from a variety of industries who work at least one day a week from home.Read More
Nearly three-fourths of HR practitioners surveyed reported a negative impact on benefits because of the economy—a 5 percent increase from 2010.Read More
More employers are benefiting from a mobile workforce through improved productivity, increased employee satisfaction and reduced costs, but they also face new management challenges.Read More