In the previous post we explored two hot topics for business owners and employees alike. Productivity and profit levels hold the attention of business owners but does little for the most important part of their business – their workers. In this post we’ll examine how employee contentment produces outstanding productivity that in turn leads to healthy bottom line results.
People are the greatest asset in any enterprise and keeping them content and productive is no walk in the park.
Time poor and a work life imbalance can pressure workers to transfer onto other careers and or commuter friendly work localities. The pressures of a competitive global economy coupled with added pressures and stress of a modern family life while maintaining a suitable work life balance take its toll on Australian workers.
‘By working from home I save $80 per week on petrol, $40 per week on my e-tag, $20 per week on parking, and 10 hours per week – and that’s just in relation to travel! I’m happier, healthier and I feel I lead a more balanced lifestyle than I would if I worked full time in an office.’
Robyn Karlsen, Service Seeker Manager
Remote working is not for everyone or every business. Explore the opportunities to create a flexible working solution where both employers and employees win. It takes more than a mobile phone and laptop to stay connected. Unified Communications bridges the gap and meets the challenges along with the tools to guide your business through the 21st century.
Canon Australia: ‘Sixty per cent of our telework employees believe they work more hours and seventy-five per cent believe they complete significantly more work of the same or somewhat higher quality, which is supported by all of the managers with direct report teleworkers.’
Taz Nakamasu, Managing Director