For workers, virtual work and flexible schedules mean zero commute, additional recreational and family time, greater freedom to travel, more comfortable and personalized working environments … the list goes on. But what about for businesses? In an effort to retain talent, attract candidates and stand out in today's tight labor market, more organizations than ever are allowing members of their teams to work from home some or all of the time.
What's less clear is the impact of these arrangements on organization's bottom lines. Do remote environments impact worker productivity? Is it possible to nurture both flexibility and increased engagement within your organization? The short answer: yes.