Communication

Internal Communication in the Virtual Team: Solutions for Successful Collaboration

November 19, 2012 by Katharina SchwesigNo Comments
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A little while ago, we purely went to the office to earn our daily bread. Nowadays, we’re working in places all over the world: at home, in a café or on the train to visit a customer; just to name a few. Independence and the chance for a better work-life balance make us jump for [...]

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The Three Main Concerns of Flexible Working Time Models and How to Solve Them

February 29, 2012 by Bernd PichlbauerNo Comments
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In today’s working environment, many of us benefit greatly from using software programmes similar to Microsoft Home Office, having flexible working hours and virtual teams to structure our working time model. However, such privileges are not always as beneficial to our career as they first may seem. It is a matter of fact that information [...]

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Part 3: Career & Future – Which Competences Are Essential For Survival!

July 11, 2011 by  No Comments
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In part 1 of this series, we explored that job success tomorrow with skills of yesterday has no chance. Then in the article “Warning: This Job Has Past Its Sell-By-Date!” we focused on which jobs in the future will most likely make humans redundant. So which skills will you actually need in the future? Read [...]

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Teamwork without Limits – 7 Tips for Work Cooperation over Different Time Zones

April 26, 2011 by Bernd PichlbauerNo Comments
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More and more employees from the same company are working in different time zones. Whether it is due to business trips or for private reasons, the distance is making work cooperation more difficult – especially if the time difference is so great that it clashes with normal working patterns. Based on our own experience, we [...]

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Flexitime – 4 x More Efficient with the Right Communication Methods

April 10, 2011 by Bernd PichlbauerNo Comments
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Flexitime – an old trend which is worthy of a new look. Flexitime is currently experiencing a real boom: according to a study from communication provider “Avaya”, around two thirds of employees in Europe are working flexible hours. Some figures: 72 % in Germany 71 % in France 65 % in Italy Flexitime seems to [...]

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Communication – The 3 Biggest Killers of Flexitime

March 23, 2011 by Thomas PuchleitnerNo Comments
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Work as you wish: it does not matter where or when. My first experience with flexitime is that it releases a feeling of freedom, but when reality comes into play it can be quite annoying. Most difficulties are due to communication, or the lack of it. For example, if you need to speak to a [...]

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