Contradictions surrounding telework: Advantages and challenges for the employee and organization.
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Contradictions surrounding telework: Advantages and challenges for the employee and organization.

Workplace flexibility has received considerable attention in recent years, nurturing a discussion about the potential benefits and drawbacks from flexible work. Many are the promises, but so are also the challenges. Dr. Sebastian Boell (at University of Sydney Business School) and his colleagues lay out on the table advantages, challenges and contradictions of the transformative nature … Continue reading

Who are the employees utilizing work flexibility?
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Who are the employees utilizing work flexibility?

In the previous blog post we wrote about our survey findings related to what extent the employees of two organizations participating in CityWorkLife project utilize flexible work options. It was noted that there are huge differences between different employees – some utilize flexible work options significantly more than others. This finding arouses a question: Who … Continue reading

Are flexible work options utilized? Some snapshots of our survey results
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Are flexible work options utilized? Some snapshots of our survey results

In spring 2013 the personnel of two large Finnish organizations participating in CWL project responded to our flexiwork survey. The survey investigated, among other things, to what extent the employees of these two organizations utilize flexible work options. Below some interesting results of the survey. Almost a quarter of the employees of the two sample … Continue reading

CityWorkLife survey is online!
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CityWorkLife survey is online!

The CityWorkLife project has just launched a survey on flexible working in six remote work locations. So, if you happen to work at Cafe Köket, Library 10, Meeting Point@lasipalatsi,  Töölö Library, Kallio Library, or Itäkeskus Library, please participate in our survey! You can find the links to the survey and more survey related information on the spot. The survey aims … Continue reading

Teleworking in Finland
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Teleworking in Finland

Last Friday, September 20, Finland celebrated its third annual Teleworking Day, or Home Office Day as it was this year called. There were almost 24 000 individuals and over 700 companies who had officially announced their participation in the campaign on it’s official web site. Microsoft Finland and The Finnish Environment Institute were the main … Continue reading