Long gone are the days of your boss literally peering over your shoulder to see what you are up to. Thanks to the new remote working normal, physical micromanagement is a thing of the past which should stay in the past. But is remote working the end of micromanagement in its entirety?
In light of World Environment Day 2021, more workers are wanting to make their remote working environments more eco-friendly. Are you trying to work greener this year? If so, then you have come to the right place. As remote working professionals we know how to adapt your home office in order to protect the environment. Here are our top 3 tips to make your remote workplace more eco-friendly:
Just a few short years ago, working from home seemed to be the solution to finding the perfect work-life balance. Fast forward to 2021 and a large percentage of the working population are jaded by the reality of working from home. But then we have had a global pandemic to navigate.
It seems that the nation is divided now that we have the option to return to the office and resume some kind of pre-Covid normality.
As graduation season commences, more Gen Z are entering the workforce. Although the pandemic has had a negative impact on the last graduating year in securing employment, 2021 is going to be better. According to NACE, employers are to hire 7.2% more university graduates this year than they did in 2020.
The COVID-19 outbreak has changed our work environment and how we interact with our colleagues in the place of work. The sudden shift towards remote working presents a great opportunity to reshape and reinvent the future of the workplace after the pandemic. While in the past we defined work based on an office location, several experts predict that in the future, a good number of employees will be allowed to work from remote locations as long as they are connected to the web. This is mainly due to rapid improvement in hybrid working. Moreover, all the policies concerning remote work are now becoming more and more accurate.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that bad hires can be catastrophic for your company. Therefore it is important to gauge whether or not your workers will work well within your company structure. This is even more important when considering remote working templates. But how can you tell whether your employees will thrive in a remote environment?
Coronavirus spreading at rocket speeds has affected everything starting from the availability of hand sanitizers to the ban on international travel. This is the key reason why several companies are now recommending or mandating their employees to work from home until and unless the effect of the virus is slowed down. Several people fantasize about working from the comfort of their own homes. While you are working remotely, you gain flexibility to do your job right. However, at times, this luxury can turn into a missed opportunity, especially if you aren’t planning accordingly.
Remote working has increased immensely over the past few years. The number of remote workers has grown at rocket speed to a whopping 115 %! In accordance with the report filed by the Global Workplace Analytics, remote work has nearly doubled since 2005. This is largely due to workers having to work from home during the pandemic. While experiencing the perks of working from home, many workers do not want to return to the office full-time. Almost 74 % of the office goers in Europe say that they are more likely to choose their job based on the employer's remote working policy. Furthermore, the benefits of remote working aren't only limited to the flexibility it offers- it also provides benefits for different businesses. In this blog we will be broadly discussing some of the benefits as well as the challenges faced by remote working.