Telework : “The greatest challenge is that of attitudinal change “

Forum. ” Telework is an aspiration of 61% of employees and a reality for 17 % of them ” : such was the observation of Muriel Pénicaud, minister of Labour, at the time of the submission of orders to reform the labour code on 31 August. Behind this declaration, and the creation of a ” right to telework “, the recognition of a reality : the gains for the company as for the employee are a fact of life, both in terms of productivity, balance between private life and professional life. However, this mode of work is difficult to assert to France, where the culture of “presenteeism” is well established.

Nearly 40 % of employees earn at least two places of work, according to a survey Dropbox in 2017

If telework is becoming so popular is that it responds to the aspirations of a growing number of employees, of the famous “millennials” to the seniors in demand of flexibility and autonomy, and anxious to arrange their free time. Organizations evolve to meet these expectations, with the result that a larger porosity between the private spaces and professionals.

Nearly 40 % of employees earn at least two places of work, according to a survey Dropbox in 2017, with two hundred branches business (purchasing, finance, it, marketing, HR) on the uses and trends in the field of collaborative tools, even if in the majority of cases the home is the preferred site of the teleworker.

A legal framework for telework

Naturally, this evolution does not happen smoothly, and some companies are overwhelmed, not knowing how to deal with this complexity and coordinate their work force now exploded. How to get everyone in the same direction if one is at home ?

The final adoption of a legal framework for telework scheduled for the beginning of 2018 is also an important step

Promote the coordination of the teams, the collective reflection,…

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