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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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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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Top 5 Reasons People Seek Flexible Work

Today we have a guest post from Brie Weiler Reynolds. Brie is the Director of Online Content at FlexJobs and a contributing writer for 1 Million for Work Flexibility, the first national initiative to bring people together and create a collective voice in support of work flexibility. Over the last decade, telecommuting and flexible work options […]

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Young people aren’t all lazy, and business owners need to reconsider forcing employees to come into the office. Those points were among two of the key takeaways delivered by small business experts who spoke at the Toronto SOHO|SME Business Expo in Toronto this week. Now in its sixteenth year, #sohoSME is a business-to-business marketing event […]

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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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It’s hard to stay focused at work on Fridays. This is especially true during summer, when there’s so much going on. By the end of the week, it can feel like you’re missing out on all the fun as the season slips by. Sound familiar? At GoToMyPC, we think people work more effectively when they […]

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TheWorkTalkShow

You don’t become known as the Million Dollar Consultant by not understanding how to get things done. Alan Weiss is a consultant, speaker, and author. His consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, has attracted clients such as Merck, GE, and Mercedes -Benz. His groundbreaking book, Million Dollar Consulting, and many othersHis books have been translated into manymultiple languages including […]

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Workshifting from Europe: Paris

Posted by on 23 July 2013

I’ve been workshifting for the past month and a half while traveling around Europe, and last week I arrived in Paris. Aside from the distracting lure of the Louvre and Eiffel Tower, it has been hard to find a halfway decent Internet connection. Sure, there are a few Starbucks with passable Wi-Fi, but I’m in […]

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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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I’m a hacker, entrepreneur and show host on Discovery’s Revision3. I’ve also been blessed with the ultimate workplace freedom. Since starting my show Hak5 in 2005 I’ve been an avid traveler. In 2010 I embarked on a month-long, one-way motorcycle trip west, dubbed Hack Across America. It was a blast zigzagging across the nation visiting […]

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