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.

  • Every company from Google, Delphi, Mercedes, Tesla, Nissan, Apple, to most recently Uber has been working on bringing the first self-driving car to market. Already, self-driving cars have made the trip from New York to San Francisco. Google cars without steering wheels or brakes have cruised the streets of Silicon Valley. And as recently as…

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  • “The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there.” ― Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values In the classic American novel, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, the unnamed protagonist and his son…

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  • While the office may never be completely paperless, the workplace has already gone digital. Over the last few decades many of the tree-killing practices of yesterday have given way to a bevy of electronic options. Email has largely replaced snail-mail, but the digitization of office life extends beyond communication alone. Programs like Google Docs, Square,…

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  • “Location, Location, Location.” The old adage is as true for workers as it is for real estate agents. The location of an employer—and length of the commute to that employer from your home—is one of the top factors for people considering whether or not to take a job. And for good reason. The average commute…

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  • Over the past decade, advancements in technology have transformed the way all of us work. They have made staying connected easier, have changed the landscape of remote work, and have made many of our tasks less time consuming. For many, however, the introduction of too much technology can actually inhibit productivity. Mobile employees who drive…

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  • So you’ve decided to reimburse your employees for driving their personal vehicles for work. Problem solved, right? Not so fast. Vehicle reimbursement has many advantages, but those benefits can be overshadowed by unnecessary costs if you implement the wrong program. Many companies lose thousands of dollars per employee each year by using flat car allowances,…

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  • Digital addiction has recently joined high-fructose corn syrup and lack of exercise as one of modern society’s familiar boogeymen. Internet dependency has been decried as being as harmful to the brain as drugs and alcohol, and linked to destroying everything from our attention spans to our relationships, and more. Good luck going five minutes without…

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  • The workforce is always evolving, but now more than ever, there is a dramatic transformation in the way people work. Work today is mobile, and the lines between business and personal life are becoming increasingly blurred. As mobile technology becomes ubiquitous in today’s workplace, senior leaders must be aware of the financial challenges they face…

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  • Today’s office would be a foreign world to a worker of the past. The cubicle walls have fallen, replaced by open floor plans. Laptops, tablets, even cell phones are now essential tools in the digital workplace. A worker from the ‘80s would notice the proliferation of video conferences, constant emails, and collaborative software. What might…

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  • It’s 2015, and cell phones are now ingrained into every nook and cranny of our lives—and that includes our workspaces. Once considered office distractions, cell phones are now an office mainstay. And since technology has evolved immensely over the past decade, even the simplest smartphones are now powerful office tools. In the past, companies sometimes…

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