Making Telecommuting and Flex Time Work

For many employees, flexible scheduling isn’t just a nice option to have. It’s a must-have, a benefit that can make a job worth taking — and keeping. As a result, more businesses are offering the option, and many are finding that there are advantages in telecommuting. The practice can reduce absenteeism, as bad weather or a mild cold won’t keep an employee from working … [Read more...]

What Generation Y Really Wants From Work

It’s worthwhile to take a fresh look at this energetic, interesting and lively generation of workers referred to as Gen Y or Millennials.

As the saying goes, “don’t believe everything you hear.” The case of Gen Y is no exception. A survey commissioned jointly by Robert Half and Yahoo! HotJobs reveals a very different picture of this group of young workers – one that emphatically contradicts many of the stereotypes circulating. As an employer or manager, it’s worthwhile to take a fresh look at this energetic, … [Read more...]