Tag Archives: Working from home

Hybrid working: how to make it a success

A pre-pandemic London commute. Shutterstock/Lance Bellers Daniel Wheatley, University of Birmingham Flexibility has become a key element in the world of work. Even before the pandemic hit, many jobs were designed to provide greater choice about how, when and where they could be done. Now the notion of “hybrid working”, which combines time working from home and time in physical …

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Don’t say goodbye to Zoom yet: most people want to get back to the office, but not for the full week

Can we say goodbye to Zoom yet? Not quite. Gabriel Benois/unsplash, FAL Abigail Marks, Newcastle University; Lila Skountridaki, University of Edinburgh, and Oliver Mallett, University of Stirling As more and more good news about vaccines has come pouring in, Zoom has watched its shares tumble. Contrary to nervous markets, however, we believe video conferencing and remote working are here to …

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Working from home during COVID-19: What do employees really want?

How do people really feel about working from home? (Corinne Kutz/Unsplash) Johanna Weststar, Western University; Carolyn Troup, Griffith University; David Peetz, Griffith University; Ioana Ramia, UNSW; Sean O’Brady, McMaster University; Shalene Werth, University of Southern Queensland; Shelagh Campbell, University of Regina, and Susan Ressia, Griffith University Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there has been lots of talk about how people …

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