Work-Near-Home As Part of The Hybrid Work Model

The pandemic has created new working norms and the future of work is choice. Companies understand that employees not only prefer a hybrid work model, they’ve come to expect it. This shift has forced businesses to implement flexible remote work policies, but hybrid work has its challenges. The model involves a mix of work-from-home [...]

Harnessing Unified Communications in The Workplace

The growing popularity of hybrid work means that business comms are changing. There’s a growing demand for communications solutions that work for global teams. Multiple teams working in various physical locations is now a reality for many businesses. Source: https://www.northone.com/blog/small-business/remote-work-statistics As your business grows it is challenging to find a single solution [...]

7 Management Mistakes to Avoid When Supporting A Hybrid Team

There’s no question: work-from-home (WFH) is here to stay. Businesses of all sizes have discovered unexpected benefits of a remote or hybrid team since lockdown. Meanwhile, job seekers are seeking roles that allow them to enhance their careers from the comfort of their own homes. With 71% of remote employees feeling happier about work-life [...]

5 Clever Tips On How To Keep Your Virtual Background Professional

With working from home as the new normal, virtual meetings are a daily occurrence. If you’re in the camp of leisurewear under the desk and office wear on the screen, you’re not alone. It’s an easy habit to fall into.  Virtual backgrounds are your friend. If you’re unsure of the best way to make [...]

Be The Ideal Remote Worker With Our 7 Step Guide To Virtual Workplace Etiquette

In recent years, a revolution in the way people communicate has been witnessed in almost every imaginable walk of life.  Thanks to the proliferation of tools available to help us communicate and collaborate, a whole host of different industries have been transformed. You can now sit in a virtual waiting room while you wait [...]

Working in Different Time Zones: Ensuring Team Success Beyond Borders

As the world becomes more and more global, it’s becoming more common for teams to operate across different locations. Developments in virtual meeting technology has also made it easier for teams to work in a remote or hybrid workplace.  Remote working is a term that can be applied to any team that works outside [...]

Work-From-Home is Here to Stay: 5 Tips to Create a Long-Term Remote Work Strategy

In 1973, a NASA engineer named Jack Wiles decided to test an idea he called ‘telecommuting’. This involved carrying out his work entirely at home, without ever needing to come into the office while he worked on a complex communication system for NASA.  Wiles co-wrote a book about the subject, The Telecommunications-Transportation Tradeoff, in [...]

The Importance of Financial Wellness for Remote Employees

Financial stress has plagued adults for as long as we know, and it’s only gotten worse since the pandemic. Credit scores, debt, loans, interest rates – it can be a lot for employees to juggle. As we move to a remote-dominated workforce, it’s more important than ever to help remote employees get the financial [...]

Who Uses an All Access Pass?

Today’s professionals have come to expect the freedom to work where they please.  The challenge is finding the best hybrid work schedule, or that perfect mix of in-office and remote working. Enter the All Access Pass - designed for professionals who Work-From-Home (WFH), but want the flexibility to work-near-home in a private office with [...]

How To Create Collaborative Workspaces For Your Hybrid Team

Many businesses are choosing to continue to offer flexibility post-COVID, with a mix of in-office and remote working. However, there are still some potential problems and issues with working as a dispersed team, such as communication, creativity and visibility of progress. In this article, we take a look at what you can do to [...]