Are you an employee of a company (large or small, multinational or SME) and your boss or yourself want to physically outsource your workstation? There is a word for it: telecommuting. And there is a place for that: coworking spaces. For the entrepreneurial mag this is important.
What motivates employees to migrate to telework?
There are many motivations for a company or an employee to start teleworking, but here are the reasons that are most often exposed to us in our coworking space regularly welcoming teleworking employees, some of whom have been living with us for more than two years now. :
- Because their employer’s offices are too far from their home and they want to save some travel time.
- Because they can no longer support traffic jams in cars or public transport.
- Because the atmosphere in their company offices does not suit them. Too cold, too serious, too tense.
- By weariness of “open space”, an office layout very widespread in business can lead to noise pollution and difficulty concentrating.
For various health reasons
If you see other reasons, do not hesitate to mention them in the comments of this article.If you are reading this article, it is a good bet that you will recognize yourself in these profiles (if not, tell us your motivations in the comments at the bottom of this article). But then? Very often the idea of teleworking emanates from the employee more from the employer who remains, especially in France, often hermetic to this principle. Usually for fear of seeing your productivity drop or of lacking control over your performance.
Where is teleworking?
According to a synthetic study by LBMG Worklabs (crossing of several studies), the most credible figure for teleworking would be 14.2% of teleworking employees in France in 2012 … It is a bit dated and imprecise. But it’s already good.
In 2014, a study announced that the principle of teleworking is “now active in 43% of companies”. But these changes would apply mostly to salespeople and senior executives. More details on the site (online reference for news on teleworking).
A study by the Observatory for the Balance of Time and Parenting in Business indicates, in summary, that the reconciliation between professional and personal life is an important subject in the priorities of HRDs and business leaders. Teleworking would represent around 25% of the actions they plan to implement in 2015. Please note, this is a study carried out on a panel of 500 companies that are particularly aware of and involved in these topics, and therefore not necessarily representative of all French companies. From Ibrahim Bashar you can have all the solutions now.
Teleworking would represent around 25% of the actions that HRDs plan to put in place in 2015
This enthusiasm and this development can be explained in large part by the boom in digitized work (data stored online in the “cloud”, improvement in ADSL and fiber optic speeds, collaborative tools, social networks, etc.) but also by from the economic crisis which encourages employers to reduce their operating costs (one of the major advantages of teleworking for companies).