Dr Bob Nelson, best-selling author and employee engagement expert will be discussing strategies to engage virtual workers. Nelson's most recent book, 1001 Ways to Engage Employees, highlights best practices in this niche area of employee engagement.
Managing Virtual Workers Today – Increase Your Ability to Attract & Retain Talent, Enhance Productivity & Engagement through the use of Remote Workers
Forty percent of today’s employees work virtually, soon to be 50 percent by 2020. Thirty-six percent of employees would give up a pay raise for the ability to work remotely; forty percent would be willing to take a pay cut for that option. Is your company maximizing this labor source, making it a competitive advantage for your organization? By allowing greater worker autonomy and flexibility, companies can greatly expand their potential pool of talent, which is especially important in light of the increasing shortage of skilled labor facing all organizations today and in the years to come. Find out what it takes to successfully manage virtual workers, learn the pitfalls and successful tools and techniques other organizations are successfully using on this topic, and increase your confidence for effectively getting work done through workers who are not in the office. Topics include: