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?
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?
It’s fair to say that a lot changed in 2020. Not only did the pandemic catapult us into uncharted waters, it has also had an enormous impact on the way in which we work.
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?
Before I get started I should point out that I’m no expert in Mental Health or indeed Wellbeing in the Workplace. I’m just a person with a view , in particular a view from a remote/home working perspective.
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