35% of IT employees said they’d give up 10% of their salary for the chance to work from home full-time, reports IT Manager Daily, drawing on a recent survey by IT job board Dice.com. Some companies are looking for ways to satisfy IT employees without impacting their budgets. Working from home, says IT Manager Daily, is a no-cost benefit to the company and a perk to many employees. It’s a win-win for both. View entire article here.
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In fact, many of our Citrix Online products are designed specifically to allow users to work with anyone from anywhere. Check out our full suite of products. And speaking from experience, telecommuting is a good thing. I work from home about fifty percent of the time since I live in West Los Angeles and our Citrix Online office is in the Santa Barbara area which is a 2 hour drive. I am definitely more productive and I’m happy I don’t have to fight the terrible I-405 & I-101 traffic everyday to get to work.
According to the International Telework Association and Council, on average, workshifting yields:
- 22% increase in employee productivity
- 20% decrease in employee turnover
- 60% decrease in employee absenteeism
And to learn more about the many advantages and best practices of telecommuting or remote work, visit this informative site: www.workshifting.com.