WorldatWork to Celebrate Telework Week 2013 with Tweet Chat March 6 Guests Include USDA and Mobile Work Exchange

WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association focused on compensation, benefits and work-life, will celebrate Telework Week 2013 by hosting a Tweet chat Wednesday on March 6 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST using #telework.

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Scottsdale, AZ and Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 01, 2013

WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association focused on compensation, benefits and work-life, is pleased to celebrate Telework Week 2013 by hosting a Tweet chat Wednesday on March 6 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST using #telework.

Rose Stanley, @WorldatWork_RS, work-life practice leader for WorldatWork, will moderate the chat with guests Cindy Auten, @CindyMWE, general manager, Mobile Work Exchange, the lead sponsor of Telework Week 2013, and the award-winning Mika J. Cross, @USDA work/life and wellness program manager, Office for Human Resources Management, United States Department of Agriculture. USDA's Turbo-Charge Telework program was recently honored with an Innovative Excellence Award from WorldatWork's Alliance for Work-Life Progress (AWLP). Cross was also recognized as an AWLP "Rising Star" for her role in implementing this program.

The Tweet chat (#telework) will address employers' concerns about mobile work and highlight four key reasons why organizations should consider implementing Telework. Telework Week is an annual global effort to encourage agencies, organizations, and individuals to pledge to telework anytime from March 4-8, 2013.

"WorldatWork supports efforts to raise awareness of the importance of telework or mobile work as a flexibility tool. Our studies show that a culture of flexibility results in increased productivity and a lower voluntary turnover rate for organizations," said Rose Stanley, WLCP, work-life practice leader for WorldatWork. "Mobile work can be integrated more effectively in the workplace by providing training on how to be a successful employee or manager of employees with flexible work schedules."

For a free webinar, visit WorldatWork.org.

About WorldatWork(R)
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WorldatWork (http://www.worldatwork.org) is a nonprofit human resources association for professionals and organizations focused on compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness and total rewards - strategies to attract, motivate and retain an engaged and productive workforce. WorldatWork and its affiliates provide comprehensive education, certification, research, advocacy and community, enhancing careers of professionals and, ultimately, achieving better results for the organizations they serve. WorldatWork has more than 65,000 members and subscribers worldwide; 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies employ a WorldatWork member. Founded in 1955, WorldatWork is affiliated with more than 70 local human resources associations and has offices in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Washington, D.C.

WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals(R) is the certifying body for six prestigious designations: the Certified Compensation Professional(R) (CCP(R)), Certified Benefits Professional(R) (CBP), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP(R)), Work-Life Certified Professional(R) (WLCP(R)), Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP)(TM) and Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP)(TM).

The WorldatWork group of registered marks also includes: Alliance for Work-Life Progress or AWLP, workspan and WorldatWork Journal.
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