Tag Archives: Workforce

Sandberg On Zuckerberg And The Working Woman’s Dilemma

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s COO, describes her journey to the top but says women face serious challenges now. She also details her relationship with CEO Mark Zuckerberg. – Reuters

Mobile Productivity Is Changing With Better Devices – Infographic

The infographic shows how mobile devices are changing the way we work. A variety of new devices and services are empowering the mobile worker to work, where and when he or she wants to. Continue reading

Companies Boosting Workforce Productivity – Infographic

A recent survey sponsored by Paychex and conducted by the Research Services division of CFO Publishing reveals that the majority of mid-market U.S. companies plan to maximize workforce performance and productivity by improving their HR functions, making better use of technology, hiring highly-skilled workers, and improving their ability to recruit, train, and develop employees.

Source: Visual.ly, Paychex

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Is Your Company’s Network Ready To Mobilize – Infographic

Today’s average worker is carrying more than three mobile devices. Learn how a more mobile workforce is affecting the network.

Source: Visual.ly

 

Mobileman: The Mobile Elite Worker – Infographic

The workplace is quickly being infiltrated by a new breed of mobile superhero — elite workers who rely on and use mobile apps to increase productivity. These men and women have superpowers that soar past anything the Justice League could drum up. This super-connected workforce has the ability to channel the data and apps that smartphones provide, and have made businesses stronger than ever.

Unisys did a research project with Forrester Consulting, conducting surveys with more than 590 businesses around the globe. The researchers found that mobile devices are making workers more productive, making them 35% more likely to collaborate with colleagues than those who are phone-less.

The mobile elite also drive innovation within their companies, compelling their co-workers to accept change through the power of tech.

But every superhero has his kryptonite, and for these smartphone-toting men and women it seems risk-taking is their hubris. They are two times more likely to download unauthorized apps to get work done, putting their companies and fellow workers at risk for a security breach.

For more about how the mobile elite perform in the workforce, take a look at the infographic below.

Source: mashable.com

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Freelancing – The Pitfalls – Infographic

Let’s get one thing straight: Freelancing is not easy. While it offers fantastic benefits — flexible hours, more control and creative independence — there are still plenty of risks involved with striking out on your own and running your own business. And while the economy struggles to recover, freelancing poses pitfalls.

According to the infographic below, compiled with information from MastersDegree.net, a surprising 80% of freelancers have dealt with a client who ultimately didn’t pay for work that was completed. Average losses totaled $6,000 — quite a hefty chunk of change to lose…Read More

Source: Mashable.com, MastersDegree.net