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.

  • What does it mean to be part of the mobile workforce? For photojournalist Noel Montenegro, it’s about leveraging technology to do his best work on the go, every day. “Journalism has always been mobile,” Montenegro says. “Now that technology has caught up, it hasn’t just made it easier—it has made it faster!”

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  • Life as a mobile employee undoubtedly requires lots of focus, energy, attention to detail, and patience. Whether you’re a sales rep for a large pharmaceutical company or you’re stocking shelves from one grocery store to the next, certain every day challenges are sure to surface and stifle your ability to conquer. The reality is, we now live in a society that is dictated by technology. There seems to be an app for everything nowadays, allowing for all of us to navigate through life with more at our fingertips. In a world where the workforce is becoming exponentially more mobile, employees are blessed with opportunities to stay more organized, resourceful and (perhaps most paramount), increasingly more productive in the field. Without further ado, here are five really cool applications that are absolutely essential to the mobile employee’s success.

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  • There’s no question that maintaining work-life balance is an important part of cutting stress and keeping your workforce healthy and happy. A recent study by the American Psychological Association found that a whopping 60 percent of Americans report work as a major cause of stress – and even more alarming – that stress is proving to have serious health effects. Workers with high job demands are 50 percent more likely to be diagnosed with a medical condition than those without this stressor.

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  • Even if you haven’t seen the film Office Space, you have likely lived it. The cult-classic stars Ron Livingston as Peter Gibbons, an office worker caught in an existential crisis. His work is unfulfilling, his office culture is non-existent, his workspace is little more than a prison cell. We’ve all been there at one time…

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  • Let’s set the record straight: no, the IRS mileage rate is not a required mileage reimbursement rate. Set by the IRS, the standard business mileage rate serves as a “safe harbor”. Companies use it to calculate the tax-deductible costs of operating an automobile for business. The IRS calculates the mileage rate, also known as the…

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  • Technology at the Forefront of Market Expansion BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) MARCH 03, 2016 Motus, LLC, a leading mobile workforce management company, today announced an expansion to their mobile platform. This expansion creates an all-in-one, fully native app that will serve as the primary platform for future products and services, further reinforcing the company’s “mobile first” strategy….

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  • Today’s mobile employees not only have a lot of distance to cover, but they also have a lot to get done when they’re not driving. With 96.2 million mobile workers – and growing – making up 60% of our workforce, it’s time for businesses to start thinking about how to help their mobile workforce succeed….

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  • The workplace is a dynamic, ever-changing environment, undergoing constant fluctuations due to a large number of influences. Given how drastically our offices have changed since the year 2000, predicting the next era of our modern office can be a daunting task. The immediate future is a little clearer, however. Recent trends in technology, mobility, and…

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  • The results are in! We’ve released the findings from a recent survey conducted by third-party research organization TechValidate. The independently-verified survey included responses from Motus customers ranging from small and medium-sized businesses to large enterprises. The survey showcased an astounding 91% of our customers realized a return on investment (ROI) within 12 months, with 49%…

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  • Survey Showcases 91% of Motus Customers Realize a Return on Investment Within 12 Months BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) JANUARY 28, 2016 Motus, LLC, a leading mobile workforce management company, today announced the results of a survey conducted by TechValidate. The independently verified survey includes responses from hundreds of Motus’ customers ranging from small and medium-sized businesses…

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