As companies move to permanent hybrid work models, writes Gleb Tsipursky, an integration program of training and mentoring through senior staff will be crucial for new hires.
The pandemic opened up opportunities for workers to earn higher salaries and secure better benefits—all from the comfort of home. Here's how five employees landed remote gigs, in their own words.
If your productivity has ever taken a hit when you're working from home, it's time to take control of your time. Below are the three biggest culprits likely to distract you and affect your productivity. If you can stop doing these things, you can get much more done and save your sanity.
You're not the only one resisting a return to the office. According to a 2021 FlexJobs survey, 65% of respondents want to remain full-time remote workers. And more than half said they would “absolutely” look for a new position if they couldn’t continue working remotely.
Flexible work’s implications for employees and employers—as well as for real estate, transit, and technology, to name a few sectors—are vast and nuanced and demand contemplation.
The shift to remote and hybrid work is something that has become common for many office workers. For particularly in-demand skilled workers like developers it's even become a key demand and some are walking away from jobs that don't give them the freedom to work where they choose.
B.C.’s auditor-general says the government has effective tools in place to manage cybersecurity risks that could arise from an increase in public service employees working from home during COVID-19.
Most Canadian office workers hope remote work is here to stay, a new survey by Amazon Business found. The findings reveal that the ability to work remotely and flexible work hours are now more important to employees than workplace culture, opportunities for growth and in-office perks.
According to the 2021 State of Remote Work Report from Owl Labs, 2021 was the year the world stayed remote, and 90% of the 2,050 full-time remote workers surveyed said they were as productive or more productive working remotely, compared to when they toiled in the office
Twenty months into the pandemic, more than four million Canadians continue to work from home, despite significant gains in vaccination coverage and efforts to diminish the spread of the coronavirus across the country.
Over two-thirds (66 per cent) of Canadian benefits plan members said they feel less connected to their co-workers and employers over the past year since shifting to remote working amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the 2021 Benefits Canada Healthcare Survey.
According to a study conducted among Canadian employees in 2021, very few employees wished to fully return to work from the office once the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
A new study by global staffing firm Robert Half shows that about one in three professionals (33 per cent) currently working from home due to the pandemic would look for a new job if required to be in the office full time.
Spotify’s vice president of HR talks about the bold new Working From Anywhere policy.
Twitter’s plans to work from home indefinitely have prompted a wave of copycats. But its transformation has been two years in the making — and the rest of America can learn some lessons.
Splitting time between the office and home is expected to become the new normal for knowledge workers, according to a new report. But employees and employers disagree on how many days workers should be in the office.
COVID-19 is forcing businesses to digitally transform how they operate. From enabling teams to work remotely to training employees, technology has never been more critical.
Many have begun to take seriously the idea that this pandemic will kickstart a remote work revolution. Few, however, have fully dissected what that revolution would truly mean to employees and to leaders.
Tulip is just one of several companies offering new benefits to staff working from home due to the pandemic. Shopify offered its workers $1,000 to purchase office supplies, furniture and equipment while Google employees also received $1,000 for setting up or enhancing a home office.
The juxtaposition of the pre-COVID work environment and the emerging new work economy, have left many scrambling to adapt their leadership style to the “Future of Work” which arrived sooner than anyone could have predicted.
The federal government is taking a close look at the amount of office space it will need in the coming years as it considers how some of Canada's hundreds of thousands of federal public servants could end up working from home permanently.
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