Keyword: Telecommuting

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As the shift to full-time remote working endures during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, location-based pay policies are coming to the forefront of discussions as employers plan for the future workplace, noted a geographical pay survey by WorldatWork. Of the 62 per cent of U.S. organizations surveyed with existing geographic pay policies, 44 per cent are […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 19, 2021 April 26, 2021
  • 09:00

In just a few weeks, Salesforce will allow employees in select U.S. locations to return to work in the office, according to a statement the company posted on its website. Starting in May, Salesforce’s vaccinated U.S. employees in California, specifically in San Francisco, Palo Alto and Irvine, can voluntarily join groups of 100 or fewer […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 14, 2021 May 24, 2021
  • 15:00

It’s been almost 13 months (and counting) since the coronavirus pandemic sent millions of Canadians home to work for what was supposed to be the short term. With no end in sight to the new remote-working setting, many white-collar employees have settled into the virtual office environment and are proving they’re just as productive, if […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 7, 2021 April 8, 2021
  • 09:00

Year two of the coronavirus pandemic is already revealing fault lines between how the youngest and oldest generations of U.S. employees are coping with the effects of the shift to remote working on their well-being, found MetLife Inc.’s annual U.S. employee benefit trends survey. Although employees across all generations feel their holistic well-being — which […]

  • By: Staff
  • April 6, 2021 April 26, 2021
  • 09:00
Salesforce planning to switch to flex-work model post-pandemic

A majority (58 per cent) of Canadian employees surveyed would like a hybrid-work arrangement that gives them the option to work from home or at the office once the pandemic ends, according to a poll by Citrix Systems Inc. Working from home has taken a toll on some Canadians, as many struggle to maintain work-life balance […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 31, 2021 March 31, 2021
  • 09:00

A recent report by Citrix Systems Inc. and OnePoll found despite the challenges to work-life balance that can come with working from home, employees and employers alike are increasingly signalling that the shift to remote working is here for the long term. According to the report, when asked how they’d prefer to work after the […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 24, 2021 March 24, 2021
  • 15:00

As the world enters the second year of the coronavirus pandemic, employers and employees alike have rapidly adapted to the new virtual workplace, but the big shift also resulted in loss of social interaction so organizations are now focused on finding ways to keep their workforce socially connected. The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus […]

This time of year, Citigroup Inc.’s fitness centre would likely usually be packed with New Year’s resolutioners working out and catching up with colleagues. Not this January. The company’s Mississauga, Ont., fitness centre was a popular place for its employees to break a sweat together. But when the coronavirus pandemic halted in-person activities last March, the […]

U.S. employers with flex work rethinking approach to total rewards, pay: report

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. employers are embracing flexible working arrangements and considering adopting a hybrid model for rewards and pay, said a report by Willis Towers Watson. The report showed a majority (59 per cent) of employers surveyed have workers who are currently telecommuting, including 25 per cent who are able […]

  • December 9, 2020 April 28, 2021
  • 09:00
Half of employers plan to continue flexible working policies post-pandemic: survey

A majority (52 per cent) of human resources managers said they’ll continue with flexible working policies to support their employees’ work-life balance once the coronavirus pandemic is over,  according to a new survey by Robert Half Canada Inc. “The recent pivot to new working models has made managers more aware of the importance of work-life balance,” said […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 24, 2020 November 24, 2020
  • 15:30