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.
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?
The key to a company’s success is its ability to recruit and retain the best talent. Boosting employee experience, helping employees advance in their careers, and investing in their future prospects within the company should be top priorities.
As harsher restrictions are imposed internationally in order to suppress the spread of Covid-19, more of us are being encouraged to work from home. Despite having practiced working remotely last year, many may not be going into the new year as organised as they may have expected thanks to juggling home-schooled children, WFH housemates and support bubbles whilst trying to focus on their job. Has your desk space been made redundant in favor of the more comforting sofa in front of the TV? Fear not, we are here to help.
Even if you’re short on space, time or money, we’ve got 5 easy tips to help you curate a workspace that promotes productivity and works for you.
The ‘New Normal’ has been the breeding ground for a specific type of remote worker… the digital nomad. Although remote working may feel new, many workers have been working remotely and/or flexibly for many years before the pandemic hit. However, following the post coronavirus shift towards remote working solutions many workers do not want to return to the office. Due to a fall in tourism holiday destinations have shifted their focus towards remote ‘workations’ in order to attract visitors. But which places are opening their doors to remote workers?
The clocks have gone forward and we have entered BST. As the seasons change for the warmer we often whip out the feather duster and start spring cleaning. However, not many of us tackle both the physical and virtual office. Wurkr is here to the rescue with our top tips on spring cleaning your workspace.
As remote working professionals, we could go on and on about the pros of working remotely. But did you know that working remotely has a positive impact on the environment? On average remote workers reduce greenhouse gas emissions, fossil fuel consumption, air pollution, single-use plastic and paper waste. By simply working remotely for a few days / week, we could make a big difference in battling the climate crisis.
Now that many of us have become remote/hybrid working pros, we have all experienced the highs and lows of working away from the office. What if we told you that there needn’t be any lows at all?
The internet is overwhelmed with wellness tips and tricks, especially with those for the workplace. However, as more companies have committed to remote and hybrid working, we are not all working from traditional office spaces. How can managers promote wellness whilst working remotely without being in the same geographical location?