While telecommuting and work-from-home options continue to be adopted by a large and growing percentage of employers, several have moved to reverse the trend of work-at-home employment, forcing employees back into corporate offices.
Why do companies resist work from home?
Many employers struggle with it because managers are unable to discern the productivity level of remote workers. Understanding how to optimize employee effort and output (productivity) is essential, and a new breed of analytics solutions called “people analytics” enables organizations to observe overall work trends and productivity of employees—whether they are in the office or working remotely.
Daniel Levitin discusses how to battle the data deluge as laid out in his book, “The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload.”
Practical advice on getting in control of the Inbox.
The author lists his favorite books to help you combat email overload on a daily basis. These are all written by some of the leading productivity experts who’s managed to be at peace with their inbox.
This article looks at the many negative effects og overuse of smartphones.
Last year 28 percent of all employees in the Netherlands often or always received so much information in a working day that they had difficulty processing it quickly enough. In 2014 it was 25 percent, according to a study by Statistics Netherlands and TNO.