Bosses in the U.S. and parts of Europe are less strict about employees showing up at the office on time, trusting that they are working long before they actually get to the office thanks to the growth of smartphones, the cloud and other ways to access work remotely, a new study suggests. According to survey by data-protection company Mozy, 73% of bosses have a relaxed attitude to time keeping because staffers are working flexible hours beyond 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. In fact, one in five employees has already checked their work email by 7:00 a.m. and the average employee has already spent up to 46 minutes working before they arrive at the office. Read the full story at Mashable.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.