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A Canadian Workshifting Case Study

A Canadian Workshifting Case Study

Posted by on 31 December 2013

Workshifting is often touted as a way to attract talented employees, but it can be so much more than that. It can actually help your employees provide better service to customers – even in unexpected ways. Take Alberta-based ATB Financial, for example, whom we talked to at the launch of WORKshift Canada in Halifax. In […]

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Workshifting

You may have heard the facts about workshifting: 90% of flex workers are happier; flex workers are 55% more likely to go the extra mile for their employer; and 69% of flex employees would likely leave their jobs if they lost their flexible work schedule. And those are but just a few. So how can […]

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Employees who work remotely are 15 to 40 percent more productive than their office-dwelling counterparts, according to WORKshift Canada. But workshifting is more than squeezing extra productivity out of employees. It’s about adapting to the changing nature of work and positioning your company to be more competitive for the future. At the launch of WORKshift […]

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FutureofWork2

Today, we have a guest post from Connie Chan. Connie is the principal of Chess Media Group, a management consulting and strategic advisory firm. Chess works with some of the world’s largest and most forward-thinking companies on future of work and collaboration initiatives. Clients include companies such as Safeway, Sodexo, Lenovo, Franklin Templeton Investments, Lowe’s Home Improvement […]

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TheWorkTalkShow

Why are we calling this week’s show the Summer Vacation Spectacular? The reason is simple. It’s summer and we both just took family vacations, which, as we all know, can be challenging as you define your own sense of personal and professional blend. So we thought we’d take a host-only show and explore this topic […]

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TheWorkTalkShow

We’ve all heard of working from home, but a new term is gaining traction today: homing from work. As you can imagine, just as we take more of our work home, employees are now bringing more of their home lives to work as well. Dan Levi, chief marketing officer of Captivate, is at the forefront […]

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TheWorkTalkShow

How awesome is Mitch Joel? Awesome enough to stop by The Work Talk Show virtual studios for the second time in less than a year. This time, the Twist Image president and Six Pixels of Separation blogger and podcast host was here to talk about his newly released book, Ctrl Alt Delete. The book is about […]

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7 Workshifting Tips for Better Collaboration

Today, we have a guest post from Gihan Perera. A consultant, speaker and author, Gihan helps thought leaders and business professionals leverage their expertise. He’s based in Perth, Australia, but considers himself a true digital nomad who carries his office in his backpack. He’s worked from homes, offices and cafés in Prague, Florence, Auckland, Vancouver […]

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ActiveWorkspaceDesignIdeas

Today, we have a guest post from Robert McCoy. Robert is a CEO with a large team of office workers. In his spare time, he loves to blog about all sorts of business topics. Visit the Desk Centre website to learn how he and his team have provided office refits and full refurbishments for commercial and […]

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TweakingIt

Today we have a guest post from Cali Williams Yost. An internationally recognized consultant, speaker and author, Cali has pioneered new ways to manage work, life and business in the modern economy for nearly two decades. She has shown hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of individuals how to partner for flexible work success. […]

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