What areas do employers and staff need to focus on after Covid-19?
The majority of us have spent the past few months adjusting to the ‘new normal’ since the outbreak of COVID-19. We’ve socially distanced, worn masks to every outing and our working lives have most definitely changed; mainly through working from home. But what lasting effects will COVID-19 have on the way we work? Has this […]
Many of our teams were having difficulty coping with stress and were facing burnout and mental health challenges long before COVID-19 came along. Through COVID-19 we are seeing that their stress is heightened even further, and our teams and colleagues will continue to be at risk. Research shows that failing to meet the essential needs […]
How to Improve Work Performance for Remote Employees
Remote work is nothing new, but it’s proven to be a challenge for employers who’ve never managed large remote teams before. Thanks to COVID-19, this is now the new norm — more people than ever (on all continents) work from home. In America, only 17% of workers were operating remotely 5+ days per week (pre-pandemic). […]
COVID-19 has caused unprecedented disruption to businesses across a wide range of industries. Many companies have been forced to close their offices and work remotely for several months to comply with the government’s social distancing measures. While these regulations have been effective in fighting the spread of the virus, they have also resulted in substantial […]
Perks and benefits are a big part of the recruitment process. We use them to attract top talent, and jobseekers weigh up the perks alongside salary when considering job offers. With remote working becoming more popular and unlikely to die out, the perks and benefits offered to office-based workers won’t always be as attractive to […]
Over the last few years there has been tremendous growth in remote work opportunities. By 2018, close to two thirds of people were working from home at least one day a week and the amount of time and number of people continues to increase. The reason behind this trend is likely that the practice of […]
Help your employees create a stress-free home working environment with these tips
For many people, working from home is considered to be an ideal way of working. Swapping your usual commute with a leisurely stroll to your laptop and replacing your office chair with something a little more comfortable, home working gives us a new level of flexibility and freedom. But, while the thought of going through […]
Remote Work Habits for Staying Healthy, Productive and Connected
Being a remote worker brings both advantages and disadvantages to the table. On the one hand, your commute is relatively short or non-existent. This is great for saving money on gas and enjoying your mornings without the madness of rushing. On the other hand, lines between your work and personal life often blur together. This […]
Is flexible working an option for your team? Questions to ask
It’s a much-debated topic and a growing trend, but most companies still don’t seem to take a deliberate approach to flexible working. Instead, they just offer a vague middle ground of “flexible working” on a case by case basis. There are strong arguments for encouraging remote working and, conversely, arguments for bringing everyone together under […]
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