Tag Archives: working from home
According to new research, 70% of surveyed employees say that working from home has had a positive impact on their mental health. This is partly due to reducing commuting time and avoiding workplace conflict. But what workers really value is choice over where and how to work.
September 1, 2021
Digital nomad Andy Stofferis offers advice on how to shift your remote team to digital nomadism. He also examines the pros and cons of having a location-independent team of digital nomads on your staff, and what to expect along the way.
July 20, 2021
If technology is the mass enabler for flexible working, why are tech companies turning their backs on 100% remote work? Allwork.Space’s tech writer Gemma Church takes a closer look at the tech companies bringing their people back into the office, and what this means for the future of work.
July 15, 2021
Jamie Orr from Cowork Tahoe has been trialling a standing desk while working from home, and found that it has a number of productivity and wellness benefits. Here are 4 things to consider if you’re considering investing in standing desks for your home or workspace.
March 25, 2021
Only 12% of workers want to work from home all the time (Gensler). Most prefer either a hybrid approach or to be back in the office full-time. Why? Because employees crave face-to-face meetings and collaboration. Also, too much time spent working from home is putting strain on work/life separation, leading to stress and burnout.
March 19, 2021
In his new book, author John O’Duinn provides guidance on how to successfully transition from the Information Age to the Distributed Age. The ultimate takeaway is to be hyper focused on organization and operations, and take relentless baby steps.
February 8, 2021
As a result of the ongoing pandemic, there is a growing segment of location-independent remote workers who are relocating. From Barbados to the Canary Islands, here’s what governments around the world are doing to attract these remote workers.
January 19, 2021
Standard Chartered recently announced an agreement with IWG to allow the bank’s 95,000 staff the freedom to work from any of IWG’s 3,500 worldwide locations. Jonathan Price explores the magnitude of this deal, and whether it could be a harbinger of great things to come for the flexible space industry.
January 18, 2021
The Pantone 2021 color combination is “practical and rock solid but at the same time warming and optimistic,” and can be used throughout your office or home workspace to keep it looking fresh and on trend, without a complete design overhaul.
December 29, 2020
Trust is the foundation on which the hybrid work experience will be built. But surveillance tech for remote employees, such as Microsoft’s new Productivity Score, could create a culture of mistrust. Tech writer Gemma Church explores whether ‘snooping’ software is a disaster in the making.
December 18, 2020
Remote work is firmly established as the norm. But many employers are not ready to deal with the legal implications of switching to an all-remote or hybrid model. In this Q&A, Carlos Escutia of GroWrk discusses WFH compliance and why flexibility over the location of their work — be it home, a satellite office or a coworking space — is essential in our new normal.
December 11, 2020
The home has been transformed into a place of work, deadlines and pressure, but you can help create an environment of calm by making some simple design changes. From desk position to wall colours, here are 5 easy ways to help ease work-related stress at home.
December 9, 2020