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A Conversation About Diversity And Inclusion

Architect Bob Fox talks to Kimball International’s Mark Johnson about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The discussion focused on how things need to change in the workplace and what needs to be done to create a path forward.

October 30, 2020

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Future Of Work: Experts Share Their Outlook On The Implications For CRE

The pandemic has accelerated trends that were happening under the surface, including a shift toward giving the individual the power to choose where they work. Leaders from Convene, Industrious, and Tishman Speyer’s Studio shared insights on the future of work and how flexible workspace fits into the new hybrid workplace.

October 30, 2020

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How Remote Work Is Changing HR And Recruiting

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

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Future Of Work: Tech Companies Are Rethinking Workplace Density

De-densification is driving an increase in flexible and remote work, and companies expect their workplace needs to change significantly. More than half of tech firms are considering shedding office space in the next twelve to eighteen months, with flexible workspace operators expected to benefit from the shift.

October 23, 2020

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Companies See Triple-Digit Increase In Relevant Candidates By Opting For Remote Jobs

By electing to hire for roles that are open to location-agnostic candidates, employers have been able to increase the number of top applicants by a minimum of 85%.

October 22, 2020

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Hundreds Of Thousands Of Women Have Left The Workforce: What Can We Do About It?

New research shows that four times more women have left the workforce than men, which paints a grim picture of the continuing impact that COVID-19 has had on the US labor force. Urgent intervention is needed, which includes setting realistic expectations and supporting work-life boundaries through flexibility.

October 22, 2020

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The Augmented Workplace: 7 Features To Expect In The Future

Here are seven future workplace technology features to expect as the workplace transforms to meet our post-pandemic needs.

October 22, 2020

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Future Of Work: What Is ‘Shadow HR’ And Why Does It Matter?

One main shift in the business world today is the increasing number of remote, contractual, and independent workers. While a more flexible workforce enables tasks to be completed faster, it comes with certain management challenges — and that’s where ‘shadow HR’ comes in.

October 16, 2020

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In The Loop: IWG To Close 20% Of NYC Portfolio, WeWork Documentary, And More

This week’s top stories include IWG is planning to close 20% of its NYC portfolio and Hulu lands the WeWork documentary, slated to air next year.

October 10, 2020

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Future Of Work: What Does The Ideal Working Week Look Like?

Younger workers expect shorter hours and a more flexible working week going forward, according to a survey of 1,000 office workers. However the office is still valuable, with the majority of respondents currently missing the social aspect and being able to bounce ideas off other people.

October 9, 2020

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Is Remote Work Here To Stay? A Poll Of 1,000 Companies Offers The Clearest Vision Yet

Will office workers continue to work remotely once we are safely past COVID-19? To find out if remote work is really here to stay, Chris Herd, founder of FirstBaseHQ, spoke to 1,000 companies about their future plans. Here are the key insights.

October 8, 2020

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The New Workplace: From Wellness To Wellbeing

As hybrid models become the new norm, organizations will need to prioritize how to support remote workers, both at home and in the office.

October 8, 2020

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9 Strategies To Prevent Remote Workers From Being A Cybersecurity Threat

While many describe the ability to work from home as a comfortable solution, it does come with its own set of cybersecurity risks. Here are 9 strategies to prevent attacks and hacks.

October 7, 2020

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Future Of Work: COVID-19 And The Future Of Business

During the current situation, change is the key constant, and organizations are leaning on agility, resilience, and technology to thrive now and in the future. New research by the IBM Institute for Business Value reveals five key characteristics for success, post-pandemic.

October 2, 2020

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Future Of Work: Key Considerations To Create An Effective Hybrid Workplace

As remote work becomes a normal part of work, organizations are prioritizing digital transformation to blend the virtual and physical workplace. For this to happen, a company’s digital workplace must seamlessly integrate and coexist with the physical workplace. Here are some of the key considerations to create an effective hybrid workplace.

September 25, 2020

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