Work From Home
Is the workplace of the future going to look like a scene from The Minority Report? Actually, it’s just about flexibility, writes Benjamin Cher.
Dell and Intel recently unveiled findings from their second Global Evolving Workforce Study, which identifies and explores current and future trends pertaining to the workplace and workforce, and the role that technology has played in their evolution.
In an informal JobStreet.com poll, 63% of Malaysian workers surveyed said they have not been spending enough time with their family due to long working hours. Nearly 70% spend two to five hours working beyond their official work-hours every day.
The 2013 Regus Global Economic Indicator, canvassing over 26,000 business managers across 90 countries, found that 48% now work remotely for at least half their working week. In Malaysia, just over half of executives work flexibly for at least half the week (53%).
Yahoo’s Malaysian operations is poised to experience 'double-digit' revenue growth in 2013 on the back of successful growth last year that was driven by an increase in digital advertising spending and the localization of advertising campaigns.
Tech media giant Yahoo has been in the limelight over how its CEO Marissa Mayer has terminated its Work From Home (WFH) program. Edwin Yapp speaks to the rest of the industry on their take.