Tag Archives: remote working
According to Convene’s Head of Workplace Solutions, Nick LiVigne: “The great remote experiment has both succeeded and failed. The hybrid work day is the answer.” Here’s what the hybrid work day means for the workplace, for employers and teams, and how it will impact the future of work.
November 26, 2020
As the pandemic drags on, many people are feeling increasingly anxious and frustrated. Why not give the gift of self-care this holiday season? From healthy meal subscriptions to easy-care home office plants, here are some thoughtful gift ideas for colleagues, friends and loved ones.
November 25, 2020
If your most common workplace of today is home, then it’s essential to think about ways in which you can make your home office healthier. Here are 4 ways to create a healthy home office, including tips on how to maximize natural light and choose the right office plants.
November 18, 2020
According to the State of Remote Work (2020) report, remote work is here to stay — but unfortunately for some people, that means working from a closet. Despite some uncomfortable working conditions, half of survey respondents said they would not return to a job that did not allow them the option to work remote.
November 13, 2020
Cyber crime has skyrocketed during the pandemic and remote workers are at risk from a range of attacks. WeWork user accounts were reportedly hacked on its open Wi-Fi network, which provides a stark warning to other workspaces about the importance of strict security measures.
November 12, 2020
Greg Besner, founder of CultureIQ, believes that current hiring processes are letting candidates down. If firms want to attract top talent, their hiring strategy must change. Here, Besner offers advice on how to bring humanity back to the hiring process.
November 6, 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
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
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
What happens when your home isn’t properly equipped for work? The solution, according to startup CODI, is to work from your neighbors’ homes. Because while there is a home near any home, there isn’t always a coworking space near any home.
October 15, 2020
A satellite office is a smaller office, often called a branch office, that is physically separate from a company’s headquarters. With remote work on the rise, satellite offices are becoming increasingly popular as they provide home-based workers with a local environment that’s close to home and equipped with the tools they need to be productive.
October 12, 2020
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