Flexible work arrangements (FWAs) can come in many forms, including telecommuting, compressed workweeks and flexible scheduling that allows employees to perform tasks outside of core business hours. Improvements in technology have made FWAs possible for a broader segment of the labor force, but some of these arrangements have yet to achieve widespread acceptance in many organizations’ workplace cultures. However, SHRM research shows that participation in some FWAs has risen in recent years, and these measures have yielded positive results for companies’ recruitment and retention efforts, as well as their employees’ development and productivity.
At a recent conference of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 377 HR professionals in a master session were surveyed on "the competencies they believed required the most focus and development to prepare HR to meet future challenges and uncertainties." The number one response: Strategic Thinking.
Discover how you can leverage these five best practices of high-performing corporate wellness programs to make your wellness initiatives more successful in reaching the end game: healthier, happier, and more-productive employees.
Published By: TalentWise
Published Date: Feb 28, 2011
Learn about best practices in employment screening from the experts, TalentWise. This best practices report outlines simple steps that can go miles in improving your organization's bottom line, while lowering organizational risk and staying compliant.