Work Shifting – What the Best Places to Work Have in Common

By on February 21, 2011 with No Comments

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Recently, Fortune Magazine published their annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work for. It’s always a popular read to check out the companies listed. If you haven’t seen this year’s list, you can check it out here.

What I always find more interesting that just the list of company names and their rankings, is what these companies offer their employees. To me, this is what the list is really about. It identifies best practices.

This year’s list had some interesting data:

  • The top 10 best companies encouraged employees to balance their work and personal life
  • 82 of the 100 companies listed offered telecommuting

So, the key concept behind workshifting – being able to work productively from anywhere – are embraced by the companies considered to be the crème de la crème in Corporate America. This comes right after the Federal Government implemented the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010, mandating Federal Agencies to implement telework policies.

We love seeing articles like this! It reminds us why we got into the coworking business to begin with!

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