At insurance company Aflac, CFO Max Broden says productivity went up initially. “Not having to commute meant people gained some time,” he explains. “We also probably have more water cooler talk in the office than is sometimes necessary from a productivity standpoint, and that went away.”
Connected, collaborative, and secure innovations fuel productivity and well-being while working from the sofa or kitchen table
Palo Alto, Calif., June 1, 2020 – HP Inc. today introduced new additions to its Personal Systems portfolio designed to help people stay productive – whether they continue working from home or prepare to return to the office.
Working mom explores the joys of motherhood and the challenges of adapting to remote work with two toddlers at home
In the spirit of Mother’s Day, we wanted to highlight one of the many amazing moms at Gildan. Diana Stamogiannos, Manager of Corporate Accounting, shares her experience adapting to her new work environment with two littles ones at home and the joys that motherhood has brought her.
With so many employees now working remotely, businesses must move quickly to stave off cyber threats.
By Jackie Snow
During this global pandemic, companies are rightly considering the health and safety of their employees first by sending them home to work. But these measures could amplify another threat businesses need to be wary of: Cybersecurity.
Working from home used to be seen as a perk for the lucky few, but in today’s modern, connected world, thanks to technology, employees can pretty much set-up their office wherever they are. This has benefits not only in terms of employee wellbeing, it also brings significant environmental advantages.
New studies show that freeing workers from set office locations and hours can strengthen team culture and creativity while reducing burnout and turnover.
In 2017, New York City-based communications strategist Courtney Hamilton and her fiancée decided to forgo a typical wedding, instead eloping to Costa Rica. By the time she returned to the office a week later, Hamilton and her new husband had already decided to keep the adventure going by moving to Los Angeles so he could accept a killer job they just couldn’t pass up.
Mike Weatherspoon can respond quickly to customer calls from his new home office
Mike Weatherspoon didn’t create his Duke Room for watching Duke University Blue Devils basketball. It’s for taking calls as a senior customer service virtual care specialist at Duke Energy.
“Some people have man caves,” he said, “but I have a Duke Room.”
Weatherspoon, known to his co-workers as Mike Spoon, was one of the first customer service specialists in Charlotte to participate in a Virtual Customer Care Program where employees are based at home. This work-from-home setup is benefiting employees who enjoy a reduced commute, but it also helps customers.