Flexible workingI don?t know about you but spending 750 days on a train during my career is not desirable ? whether the Wi-Fi works properly or not? It hurts the work-life balance and all for little because the quality of work achieved (if any) in that period is never as good as the office. That much is true ? the question is does it matter where that office is?
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Maximising your working dayMost reasonable bosses will agree that they are in search of maximum efficiency of work as opposed to hours put in ? productivity is of course a current concern in the UK. In other words, an employee should be judged on the amount of successfully completed work against targets rather than overtime hours put in.? Indeed, flexibility of hours could and should be offered where people are successfully ahead of targets ? clocking in and clocking out means nothing if the person is not fully engaged while they are at work, stimulated and energised to perform at his or her maximum potential. It is clear to me that an environment of flexible working will help to achieve this drive as well as to better balance work and home responsibilities for all involved ? a win: win! Andrew Low, who has?26 years in the Agri-business sector,?is managing director of?JE Invest?and the owner?of?DiscussingBusiness.com.? According to Low, there are many valid definitions of professional behaviour but one thing is for sure ? you know it when you see it!
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