In Graz, calls for flexible working hours for all the innovative company TimeTac and is therefore fully in line with the trend. Graz, 17.05.2011: For more than six years the software forge lives, what freedoms flexible working hours and places the employees and what can bring flextime throughout the company. How you optimally take advantage of flextime, betrays them in this article Bernd Pichlbauer, one of the developers of the time recording software time TAC. According to a study of the communications provider Avaya already about two-thirds of employees in Europe are working flexibly. The pioneers of this are Germany with 72%, France with 71% and Italy with 65%. Flextime in Europe is obviously just as the new standard for working time models. Actually, flextime has many advantages the better reconciliation of professional and family is just one of them.
All vain sunshine? Jein. Because flextime calls and all involved. In addition to the establishment of systems for the exact registration of working hours also increased demands resulting from the different attendance times on the Organization, communication, and leadership in the company. Often just the communicative challenges of the flexi-time be severely underestimated. Talk that everyone can finally. Forget one is: A good communication is essential for effective cooperation in different working hours. Virtus kar will not settle for partial explanations.
Also Bernd Pichlbauer with certain challenges faced during the operation of the various places of the world. Ranging from communication with colleagues at home distractions in his mobile home office. In the course of time Pichlbauer has appropriated for itself but some practical routines, which ensure that the flow of information between all workers with flexitime will continue to work. These 5 tips have proved to be the very helpful: 1 checking email at the beginning of the work is routine in many companies the morning check of incoming emails already, although it can give employees who check their Inbox until later in the day and thus important Information delayed. 2. clear communication times set by flexitime it is revealed different attendance times of individual colleagues useful, to set clear communication times. Thus the employees know exactly when they can reach their colleagues and when not. 3. same booth for all ensure the different working hours it may happen that the employee does not know, when are their counterparts in the holiday, take time off in lieu or do not work from the Office. Often, the big shock comes then if questions arise or arrangements are necessary. Already a short note in the Nachrichtenboard intranet, calendars accessible to everyone online (E.g. Google Calendar), an email or an SMS to our colleagues can prevent ignorance, problems and misunderstandings. 4. clearly communicate due to the often different working hours of employees, communication often takes place in written form. The problem: When the fine nuances are often lost written communication. Facial expressions, gestures and tone of voice as understanding AIDS are gone, the ability directly to clarify misunderstandings, is missing. Keep so when writing on the KISS formula (keep it short and simple”) and push out as clearly as possible and clearly. Consider what questions might have the receiver of your message and to anticipate the answers. 5. status of work progress hold by one for all accessible short information about the progress and the current state of the work at the end of the day colleagues can get important information for their own work. With a well organized communication, the appropriate communication tools, clear rules and the correct team ensure a smooth work flow.