Strategies for maximizing a remote workforce

Kristina Jokinen, Direct Placement Director at Adecco Staffing
In today’s global economy, you need to be everywhere at once. But do your employees all need to be in the same place?

In our upcoming webinar, we’ll explore the benefits of virtual workforces and provide practical advice for implementing and managing remote teams.

Topics we’ll cover include:
• The reasons why virtual workforces are becoming more common
• Common challenges faced by companies deploying a remote workforce
• Strategies for ensuring the success of employees who work outside of the office
• Tools and technologies that can assist your company and your virtual workforce
Jul 25 2012
61 mins
Strategies for maximizing a remote workforce
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