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An employee's absence in the office indicates that he or she is heavily sick. But what to do when one needs not to go to the office, or even if there is no office at all?
With investors shocked and world thrilled by the ongoing crisis, companies need to find new ways to save some bucks. Using the attendance tracking and leave management software comes as a great way to reach this goal.
Hybrid work is here to stay after the pandemic. With the increasing number of companies going either fully or at least partially remote, the information about the employees, their skills, availability, and location gets blurred. And that’s where the employee directory software comes as a problem-solver.
Hybrid companies thrive after the lockdowns, providing employees with a new working reality and new ways to achieve a work-life balance. Yet the hybrid transformation can break havoc in the company, and having a good employee finder is one of the ways to prevent the chaos from spreading.
The idea of remote work is not new. It has recently evolved from telecommuting, an idea forged in IBM in early 1970. With the development of the technology that allowed it to connect with the mainframe computer from basically any location using the telephone wires. Encouraged by technological advancement, the company decided to allow five employees to work from home. Later, the experiment was expanded to over 2000 staff members.
In the narrative depicting the employers’ perspective on the hybrid work and the business transformation, it is easy (yet harmful) to overlook the employee’s view on the hybrid work and the potential challenges that the company may face due to it.
The first lockdown has delivered proof that many jobs can be made remote in a matter of days if not hours. But the fact that it is possible does not mean that it is made in a good or wise way. Making a job hybrid requires a bit more than just relocating home - and this guide provides more details on the matter.
Businesses around the world suffered shock from the unimaginable ways in which the pandemic changed the world. Thanks to software old and new that helped businesses manage operations remotely, the global business community adapted rather quickly.
Hybrid work popularity has exploded since the shock therapy of lockdowns and COVID-19 pandemic induced isolation. But while the companies get increasingly savvy regarding the new reality, sometimes it is all about the employees who need guidance about reshaping their reality.
According to the Adventure Travel trade association data, up to 20% of US employees have become digital nomads due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet the core reason behind abandoning office-based work and replacing it with traveling is not the pandemic itself, but the spread and popularization of remote work and hybrid work.
With the rise of remote work and an increasing number of people working from basically anywhere, the companies need to adjust their policies and open for both the remote work and workcation.
Reports shows clearly that the remote revolution has changed the world for better or worse. The report states that 69% of employees were working or are working remotely due to the pandemic. Also, 48% of those who worked remotely during the pandemic say that if they were not able to do so after the COVID days are over, they would start looking for another job.
When the lockdowns started and nearly a half of the EU workforce was suddenly switched to the home office, there were questions about when “everything will be back to normal”. Now we know – never. The world has already changed and hybrid work is one of the key aspects to adopt in the new reality.
The pandemic, lockdowns, and technological advancements have transformed the working landscape. With the rise of hybrid work models, new questions arise and time tracking can be a surprisingly good answer.
The COVID-19 pandemic made it obvious that working can be done from the office, from home, from the hotel, or from any place the employee considers fitting, as long the work allows and the job is done. This constatation is the first step to leverage the power of global team building – because does it matter if the home is on a nearby street or a different continent if there is access to the internet?
The pandemic was a world-changing event, transforming whole industries and bringing new habits to society and the work world. One of the most important changes in the popularity of remote work and a new model of operating for countless companies around the world.
The new tech development and the huge popularity of mobile devices caused more and more office software to become available on smartphones. Find out how much your company can benefit from mobile leave management.
Offshore software development services deliver great software for low cost, build a competitive advantage and harness the experience gathered in countless projects done for hundreds of clients from around the world. But a smooth and seamless collaboration with an offshore software development outsourcing is not a piece of cake and requires a good set of tools to facilitate.
Remote work is emerging as an industrial trend. The software industry, in particular, has seen growth in remote hiring and software development outsourcing. Companies are becoming more aware of the benefits of outsourcing software development, as they can expand their search for talent to a global scale and not just depend on the local workforce. Most organizations are even allowing their existing employees to work from home these days, as it's proving to be cost-efficient and more productive.
With all advantages and disadvantages of offshore teams, there is always a great deal of uncertainty during the cooperation between companies. This guide shows how to communicate with and manage an offshore team to avoid common mistakes and misconceptions.
There are no new trends to witness in 2021 – but all of them will be more intense than they used to be ever before.
In the middle of the lockdown, there was a group that was especially burdened by the new reality – parents. Remaining a productive employee while having a preschooler in-house can be exhausting to the point of insanity. But despite being hard, it is not impossible, especially when following several tips we deliver below.
Halloween is a very popular holiday wildly celebrating in the USA, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Spooky atmosphere, dressing up, going trick, or treating – those are funny traditions which are also a great opportunity for partying.
Managers are afraid that remote workers will overwork themselves while not being as effective as in the office. A transparent culture is the best answer to this challenge.
With the sudden popularity of remote work (significantly boosted by the COVID-19 pandemic) companies faced a new challenge – building and retaining the team spirit among people working in their pajamas. With these 19 team building games for remote teams, the challenge can be tackled easily.
The pandemic of COVID-19 triggered a fundamental shift in the approach toward teleworking or remote work. During the lockdown four of ten employees in the EU were working from home - a thing unimaginable a quarter before.
After a few months of remote working due to a coronavirus pandemic, it is time to return to the offices. Companies need to adapt workspaces to safety requirements. How to prepare employees for returning to the offices and ensure their safety?
Accurate tracking of the time and attendance of employees is a very essential part of any small and large business — but is more especially important for starting businesses. Unfortunately, though, not all business owners have realized this.
The popularity of remote work and digital nomads phenomenon is rising. At the same time, digital nomadism id getting more and more heard of around the world. In our previous article on the digital revolution in job models, we talked about this trend and we showed its advantages. However, if you are thinking about introducing such a work model and employing remote employees, you must prepare yourself.
The digital revolution in work models is here. 5 reasons you should consider hiring a remote team or allowing your employees to work out of the office.
Recently we are experiencing a revolution in the traditional, onsite model of work. An increasing number of employees tend to choose remote or semi-remote work over a nine-to-five stationary job. Big changes can be beneficial or destructive, but in this case, the change seems to bring many benefits.