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Creating A Flexible Workspace

October 19, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Flexibility in the workplace allows employers and employees to make arrangements about working conditions that suit them. This helps employees maintain a work / life balance and can help employers improve the productivity and efficiency of their business

A flexible work environment has many benefits leading to increased employee satisfaction and improving the morale. That in turn means employee turnover is reduced, plus the cost to recruit more employees and train new hires.

Flexibility on the technical side of the business allows employees to access files remotely or meet clients or members of their team anywhere as well.

At the beginning of the workshop we will focus on the HR considerations of creating a flexible workplace including flex hours, job sharing, part-time or remote work etc.

The second half of the workshop we will discuss the technologies side of a flexible workspace and see what options are out and what would be most suited for your business

Speaker Bios

Tony Pilon, HR Consultant

Tony leads our compliance, policy and safe workplace practice area. Tony holds a business administration diploma with a specialty in human resources, and adult education credentials from Brock University. Tony facilitates action learning and routinely conducts seminars and training workshops with supervisors and managers on compliance and legislative training including occupational health and safety. He is a Certified Human Resource Professional. Additionally, Tony conducts workplace investigations and workplace compliance auditing.

 

Remco De Gooyer, President, Digital Underground Computers Inc

Remco de Gooyer owns and operates Digital Underground Computers Inc, DU Media Design, and Blue River Hosting – all located in Quinte West – for the past 18 years. Remco’s family moved to the Quinte area in 1982 and, in 2004, he started his businesses offering IT services to small and medium-sized businesses. With a focus on solutions over products he has established himself in the Quinte area as a go-to for all sorts of technologies from laptops and desktops to servers, networking, databases, web design, ecommerce and many business software platforms including Sage, QuickBooks, Google Workspace, Office 365 and more. Many know of him for his work throughout the community with organizations like Our TMH, the Kiwanis club, Community Living and many more.

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