Mobile Workforce

Managing a mobile workforce is no easy task, but we’re here to help! We provide regular updates with best practices to help your company keep costs down and boost productivity while maintaining employee satisfaction. Read on for tips and trends related to the mobile workforce.

  • In the last post of the HR Hangout we discussed how important the Human Resources function has become over the past decade or so – specifically how it’s no longer a one-size-fits-all department and characteristics like employee headcount and demographics, policies and culture will vary from business to business. This same line of thinking also…

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  • I recently attended the Financial Force Community Live 2017 and Host Analytics World conferences. Both events were great opportunities to connect with other finance and technology thought leaders and discuss trends happening in the industry. Attending these conferences is worthwhile for both customers and those interested in learning about the future of finance leadership. These…

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  • Earlier this month we hosted Finance and HR leaders in Boston for a kick-off to summer at the InterContinental Hotel. We enjoyed cocktails, appetizers and views of the Boston Waterfront on what turned out to be a beautiful summer night. Thanks to everyone who joined the Motus team for this first installment in our summer…

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  • Businesses are well-advised to be aware of the risks associated with mileage fraud. Unfortunately, many companies are unaware of how commonly mileage fraud occurs in businesses with mobile workers. Outdated mileage reporting methods — like relying on spreadsheets to track mileage without GPS verification — prevent companies from reviewing reports and detecting errors. Finance and…

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  • As an HR leader, it’s crucial to have the most efficient processes in place across your organization – but this can be challenging to scale as your organization grows. According to HR Review UK, Human Resources departments are spending two full days per week on paperwork alone. This is preventing HR leaders from focusing on…

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  • In the first installment of the HR Hangout, we introduced how HR leaders are developing more influence and expertise among other executive leaders of their business. According to a study carried out by Harvard Business Review, Why Chief Human Resources Officers Make Great CFOs, this increased influence has led to a more collaborative environment between…

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  • Expense management is one of the top line items costing companies and impacting their bottom line. The cost of one-size-fits-all approaches to expense management are significant to the extent that they’re no longer proving ROI to businesses. In fact, they’re pushing business leaders to find new solutions that lower costs and create efficiencies in the…

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  • Today’s workforce is growing at a rapid pace, as more and more employees are driving for work. According to a forecast from IDC, mobile workers will account for 72.3% of the entire U.S. workforce by 2020. The majority of these workers will use their own personal vehicles for business purposes and will need to be…

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  • Mobile technology has reached a tipping point in business, and for good reason. Not only has mobile adoption reached a critical mass among employees, but many businesses are finding that those employees are willing – and in some cases even eager – to leverage their own devices for business applications. While companies originally feared mobile would be more of a distraction than a benefit, they are today finding the opposite to be true.

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  • The drive to and from work can be a grind at times…endless traffic jams, road congestion or the sheer ennui of making the same journey day in and day out is enough to make the nerves jingle-jangle. We know that calming music eases anxiety, and at the same increases concentration, by lowering blood pressure, slowing down the heart rate, and reducing stress. I

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