Tag: remote work

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Employee Experience

How Companies Are Incorporating Wellness Into the Flow of Work

Improving employee well-being is a key element of talent and branding strategies. Here are some ideas to get started.

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Digital Workplace

Slack Unveils Canvas, ServiceNow Upgrades Now Platform, More News

Slack brings Quip's collaborative tooling into play with Canvas, ServiceNow upgrades its Now Platform, and news from Google, Zoom and Messagepoint.

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Digital Workplace

Can AI Nudging Help Keep Workers on Track?

Employee monitoring has raised ethical concerns, but can AI-based nudging provide workarounds?

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Digital Workplace

Workday's UX and Skills Updates, Oracle Doubles Down on Employee Experience, More News

Announcements from Workday Rising and Oracle kick off this week's update, while news from Zoom and Canva round out the week.

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Talent Management

The Risk of Virtual Onboarding

Virtual onboarding may be tough to get right, but the rewards of a positive onboarding experience make it worth the effort.

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Digital Workplace

Video Meetings Are Here to Stay, Despite Return to Office

Video conferencing and virtual calls will remain a staple of the digital workplace, despite the move to return to the physical workplace.

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Employee Experience

How to Create Psychological Safety in the Workplace

Psychological safety has moved up on the agenda, with good reason. What can leaders do to create a psychologically safe working environment?

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Leadership

How Work Leaders Can Harness Pressure in the Digital Workplace

Don't frown over that last-minute request just yet. Research shows some pressure can actually help leaders perform better.

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Information Management

What Is Identity Management (and Should Companies Care)?

Identity theft is a significant cause of cybercrime, and identity management solutions are promising to help minimize the risk.

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Collaboration & Productivity

It's Still a Good Time to Introduce an Asynchronous Work Policy

A flexible workplace doesn't mean anything goes. For asynchronous work to succeed, businesses have to first set up guardrails,

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Employee Experience

6 Ways to Improve Office Design for Hybrid Companies

A good office design can help enhance hybrid workers' experience. Here are six considerations for today's workplace.

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Digital Workplace

Unpacking Malcolm Gladwell's Take on Remote Work

Malcolm Gladwell has taken a swipe at remote working. Is there any merit to his arguments?

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Employee Experience

What Is Quiet Quitting — and How Companies Can Prevent It

Quiet quitting is the latest catchphrase for an old phenomena, pointing to a level of stress and burnout in the workforce. So what can companies do to avoid it?

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Digital Workplace

What Is an Occupancy Analytics Platform?

Occupancy analytics platforms provide more granular data than traditional badging technologies, offering insights into when but also how people use the office.

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Digital Workplace

Why Other Countries Aren't as Bullish on Remote Work

There are significant benefits to remote work, and US organizations are capitalizing on them. But not all countries are on board with the growing trend.

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Digital Workplace

What's Driving the Move to the 'Eco' Digital Workplace?

New research shows workers returning to the office are demanding more environmentally friendly offices. Should employers acquiesce?

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Collaboration & Productivity

Rethinking the Role of Meetings in Digital-first Workplaces

Despite ongoing Zoom fatigue, meetings may hold the key to creating a richer work environment in our digital era.

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Employee Experience

Why Voice of the Employee Needs a Little More Trust

VoE aims to capture an individual's experience working for a company. But here's the rub: people have lives outside of work which impact performance.

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Digital Workplace

Is Lack of High-Speed Internet Limiting Remote Hiring?

Among the investments necessary to transition to remote or hybrid work, good connection speeds for employees is a must.

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Employee Experience

Why Employee Thriving Is a Better Measure of Engagement

Employee engagement has long been the standard for assessing the state of your workforce. But thriving might be a better thing to measure. Here's why.