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Of the 100 million employees in America, just 30% are actively engaged and getting their jobs done, according to Gallup. So how do companies engage the other 70 million? Executives at Virgin, Facebook, Yahoo and Gallup shared at a recent panel how they manage employee work-life balance, including working from home, e-mail after hours and paid time off.
Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, has worked from home since he was 22 and built many companies in the 42 years since. For the vast majority of companies, trusting people to work from home is the right thing and if they dont do their work, they no longer work for the company, he said. I feel if I can do it, other people should be able to do it.