Insights: Productivity

The gig economy is here to stay.   Intuit estimates that by 2020, as many as 40 percent of Americans will be contingent, or “gig” workers.  Gig workers can be freelancers, independent contractors, or any other outsourced employees who are hired on a per-project basis.
Some of these contingent workers choose to work outside of a payroll system either as full-time freelancers or as part-time workers who supplement their income by picking up gigs. Others take contingent jobs out of necessity even though they would prefer full-time employee status.

Have you ever taken a short break at work to read an article online and accidentally fallen into an internet rabbit hole, only to emerge an hour later, praying that no one noticed how disconnected you were from your work?

Using CommandHound to drive accountability in the workplace does not just require implementing the software. It involves a culture change as well, which has lasting positive ramifications for any organization. 

First, let’s agree that meetings are a reliable and efficient way to get teams aligned behind a common objective or goal. Let’s also agree that, if not carefully managed, meetings can quickly unravel into a massive waste of time.

We often hear that we should keep our work life separate from our personal life to make things easier. However, with the advent of constant and relentless connectivity we find ourselves mixing personal and work activities more and more.

We often engage with our clients in the early stages of a CommandHound-driven accountability initiative to help them define how to best use CommandHound in conjunction with their existing operational systems.

Tony Elliot is the Vice President of Media and Information Technology at Velocity Retail Group, and an experienced CommandHound user. Velocity is a full-service real estate company, focused in meeting the real estate needs of retail clients nationwide.