More And More Companies Rely On Mobile Workstations

More productive, more comfortable, cheaper: More and more companies rely on mobile workstations – time and place of work of services back into the background of Hamburg/Dusseldorf, December 13, 2010 – mobile jobs lead to productivity gains of 25 percent, at the same time can reduce costs by 16 percent. And they arrive at the employees: who at home, on the road by the customer or in other new models works, is satisfied as our colleagues in the Office by 15 to 25 percent. That has made a study of the management consultancy Steria Mummert Consulting result. Mobile workstations have varied characteristics: falls of working from home for young fathers as well including how to work in the satellite office. If you are not convinced, visit Amazon. But so far, only three to seven percent of workers work exclusively mobile.

“This number will increase rapidly in the coming years: by 2020, the proportion of mobile workers could be already at 20 percent”, so the forecast by Alexander Kader, senior consultant at Steria Mummert consulting. Because due to such mobile jobs for companies are becoming increasingly important to the growing networking of business. The staff should be at the right time at the right place.” So, for example, more and more companies set up jobs at its suppliers and service providers are working to project support over a long period in the Office of the customer. Time and place of work of services increasingly in the background, what counts is the pure success. The time clock will soon be a relic of the former face control ‘ by the chiefs. Technical opportunities allow the need for a workplace increasingly fade”, the standard is also the Austrian daily newspaper. Long ago the mobile workers, it will be all programs and information available, that have counterparts in the corporate offices, for example, with the help of cloud computing.

And via electronic files employees everywhere are able to work jointly on projects. Especially in larger companies the integration of employees outside the corporate offices or headquarters has long been established. This is true for colleagues in the Home Office, but also for mobile employees who operate from different locations”, so the market experience of Udo Nadolski, Managing Director of the consulting firm specialized in technical recruitment and outsourcing services Harvey Nash in Dusseldorf. In addition to cost and time savings the companies win flexibility, especially as mobile colleagues are almost always available thanks to smartphones, handhelds or notebooks, which they can settle their business processes at any time”, explains the personnel expert. The company, according to the experts of Steria Mummert consulting, had however to ensure a sufficient privacy and IT security. Also, it is important to keep the well-being of the mobile employees in the eye. As the occupational safety and health regulations should also apply in the Home Office. Special training for these employees on topics such as time management, Coping with stress and self management could be also useful to prevent a possible self exploitation and to ensure the work-life balance. Editing plain text ONLINE on the Hamdan 27 53127 Bonn E-Mail: