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Back to school and workshifting: how parents can benefit

Written by on September 27, 2013 in Business - No comments

It’s that time of the year again. The air is getting cooler. The daylight hours are fewer, and most notably for parents, school is back in session for our kids. While fall is a welcome change from a long, hot summer for many folks, it can be a difficult adjustment for parents to juggle a busy workload with a new school schedule, homework and extracurricular activities for their children.

But going back to school doesn’t have to be difficult for parents—thanks to workshifting. More and more companies are catching on to this trend, which is the ability to work from anywhere, at any time and on any device. At Citrix, we fully endorse workshifting, because our vision is a world where people can experience work and life in harmony. This is especially valuable for parents who may want to be around more in their children’s lives.

Citrix provides a host of products that allow parents the freedom to not be tied down to the office so they can come home a little early to help their children with homework or be there for the start of the first home soccer game.

If you own a smartphone, tablet or laptop, you can easily store, send and receive your important work files with ShareFile. You can access your desktop from anywhere with GoToMyPC, and you can attend any meeting with coworkers or clients with GoToMeeting, just to name a few.

It’s now easier than ever to work on the go and to arrange a more flexible work schedule so you can be there for your family. We want you to make the new school year successful, so why not try workshifting to make the transition a little smoother for you and your kids?

About the Author

Janna Hamm is a marketing events specialist with the Citrix marketing team, specializing in tradeshows, corporate events and sponsorships. She has a bachelor’s degree in communication and public relations from East Carolina University and a passion for event management and bringing people together.