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Team-building Activities You Can Do Online

The phrase team-building gets a mixed response. For some, it represents fond memories of messing around with coworkers, feeling like you're featuring in a sitcom for a day. For others, it might be a day of awkward small talk and patronising professionals who got paid an undisclosed amount telling you to do trust falls and puzzles. Social capital is a concept that gives real value to our relationships and how we interact with each other. Teams that get on well and respect each other are more valuable than teams that only interact through emails and therefore have greater social capital.  Here are some easy-to-do team-building activities that are perfect for working from home. 

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How to Take Effective Breaks Whilst Working from Home

The average office worker has their lunch break routine to a tee. Many choose to  head to the nearest café for hot food after they failed to scrape together something edible before work. Over the years these trips out can rack up to shocking amounts, but it almost seems worth it just to be able to get away from the desk. Lunch breaks aren’t our only timeouts; water cooler chats and coffee runs also help workers unwind, if not just for a moment. However, these routines get broken when people transition to working from home and end up taking ineffective breaks that hamper their productivity.

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Remote Worker Working From Home with Wurkr and enjoy the perks of increased productivity thanks to Working From Anywhere and ending Zoom Fatigue

Productivity Tips For Working Remotely

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.

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A remote worker's work from home workspace set up which promotes productivity

5 ways to boost your workspace to promote productivity

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. 

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Posts about:

Productivity

Team-building Activities You Can Do Online

The phrase team-building gets a mixed response. For some, it represents fond memories of messing around with coworkers, feeling like you're featuring in a sitcom for a day. For others, it might be a day of awkward small talk and patronising professionals who got paid an undisclosed amount telling you to do trust falls and puzzles. Social capital is a concept that gives real value to our relationships and how we interact with each other. Teams that get on well and respect each other are more valuable than teams that only interact through emails and therefore have greater social capital.  Here are some easy-to-do team-building activities that are perfect for working from home. 

Read More

How to Take Effective Breaks Whilst Working from Home

The average office worker has their lunch break routine to a tee. Many choose to  head to the nearest café for hot food after they failed to scrape together something edible before work. Over the years these trips out can rack up to shocking amounts, but it almost seems worth it just to be able to get away from the desk. Lunch breaks aren’t our only timeouts; water cooler chats and coffee runs also help workers unwind, if not just for a moment. However, these routines get broken when people transition to working from home and end up taking ineffective breaks that hamper their productivity.

Read More
Remote Worker Working From Home with Wurkr and enjoy the perks of increased productivity thanks to Working From Anywhere and ending Zoom Fatigue

Productivity Tips For Working Remotely

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.

Read More
A remote worker's work from home workspace set up which promotes productivity

5 ways to boost your workspace to promote productivity

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. 

Read More