Yahoo! CEO bans working from home - how important is this benefit to Canadian
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TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Yesterday Yahoo! Inc. announced a significant
change in its workplace policy mandating that all of its employees, including
those with existing work-from-home arrangements, must now work from the office
Yahoo! Inc.'s decision to enforce attendance conflicts with current trends
that allow for greater employee freedom to decide when and how they work.
How would Canadians react if their employers removed the option to work from
home? Not well, according to a recent survey from Hays Canada, a national
recruitment consultancy, which found that more than a quarter (27 per cent) of
Canadian employers want to add "ability to work from home" as a benefit in
Rowan O'Grady, President of Hays Canada, is available to comment on current
workplace trends including:
-- The most prevalent benefits being offered by Canadian companies
(flexible work hours, training, extended health benefits, etc.)
-- Why companies should consider offering competitive benefit
packages as a means of attracting the best talent (according to
the survey, 78 per cent of organizations will experience
moderate to extreme challenges recruiting top talent).
About Hays Canada:
Hays Specialist Recruitment Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hays plc,
which has been at the forefront of the global recruitment industry for over
thirty-five years. With annual revenues of over £2.1 billion, Hays Specialist
Recruitment is the largest specialist recruitment consultancy in the world.
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