One remote work challenge that’s currently in the spotlight is, who should cover the cost of working from home? The employer or the employee?
November 3, 2020
The rapid shift to remote work is changing HR and recruitment, with many new hires working remotely from day one. Location-independence means employers can significantly increase the number of top applicants, but it also makes roles more competitive. Applicants are urged to spend time writing a thoughtful cover letter and to send a ‘thank you’ letter after the interview, regardless of the outcome.
October 29, 2020
A recent survey found that people are getting irritated by virtual meetings for a number of reasons. From “You’re on mute” to “I need to jump on another call”, here are 10 of the current online meeting pet peeves.
October 20, 2020
A recent survey found that 65% of employees want to work remotely full-time post-pandemic. When requesting long-term remote work, these templates will help — but most importantly, make sure you present the benefits and advantages that this arrangement will bring to your employer.
October 19, 2020
Working remotely can lead to a shift in team dynamics, which requires a new approach to collaboration. These 9 remote teambuilding activities will help teams connect with each other, while also reconnecting with the company culture.
September 29, 2020
Six months on from lockdown, online meetings are still a large part of the working week — and meeting hosts are still making basic errors. These 9 tips will help you stay on topic (and to time) and run a more efficient online meeting, for the benefit of everyone.
September 17, 2020
Digital overload is the overwhelming ‘bombarded’ feeling that comes from being constantly connected to digital platforms. It leads to distraction and procrastination, “staying busy but producing little of value.” Here are 5 simple ways to reduce digital overload and reclaim more valuable time.
September 16, 2020
Getting good at pattern recognition can extract us from the pits of isolation and despair commonly found in the remote work community.
July 20, 2020
Some people are eager to get out and about, while others prefer to stay at home for fear of contracting COVID-19. If you are not yet ready to ‘go back to normal’ and if you are feeling anxious about spending time away from home, or going to the workplace, these 5 strategies can help.
July 8, 2020
New research suggests that workplace stress is on the up and it’s being compounded by the pandemic. The onus is on employers, not individual workers, to manage workplace stress — even if the workplace is at home. These tips offer some guidance on how to do it.
June 24, 2020
Spending time outdoors offers many natural health benefits, leading to increased energy, focus, and sleep patterns. With that in mind, step outside and try some of these easy outdoor activities to boost your overall mental and physical wellbeing.
June 10, 2020
The current situation is creating new opportunities and solutions for flexible work. These businesses are adapting to the change, which is widening the available talent pool and enabling jobseekers to consider new roles across the country, unhindered by location.
June 4, 2020