More choice over when we work be the next big gain in productivity.
Two new studies highlight the importance of social connection in the workplace and illustrate why working from home may not be the optimal workplace arrangement.
Can we now work from anywhere with an internet connection? We interviewed workers who left the city but held onto their jobs to see how they fared. One year on, some had no regrets. Others moved back.
A survey of more than 2,000 people as Melbourne reopened after COVID lockdowns shows the pandemic and digital technology have made the city less a place of work, more a place to visit now and then.
Understanding the why of procrastination is key to breaking the habit.
Who’s allowed to ask to work from home – and who isn’t? This is what unions are arguing for to extend that right to more people.
Stay connected but switch off too. Working from home requires a delicate balance to protect your wellbeing and get the job done. Here are some tips.
Many workplaces focus on interventions to increase employees’ coping capacity, but they should be more proactive about creating better conditions at work and considering people’s home situations.
No, you’re not imagining it. Your feet may be wider or longer and your shoes stiffer.
Kindergarten educators who taught from home during COVID-19 and who were primarily responsible for their own children self-reported poorer mental health than those without these responsibilities.
The first national study of Australian working arrangements since the end of work-from-home directives shows remote work is here to stay.
Many people will be feeling anxious about working around others again, after such a long period at home. There are a few things employers and employees can do to ease the transition.
When working from home, women struggled more than men to find time for the sustained effort needed to produce good, publishable research. Lack of thinking time is a problem for all knowledge workers.
Hybrid work is here to stay. Employers will either embrace the change or find themselves being left behind.
There is no universal minimum for the amount of living space we need. Rising spatial inequality, however, adversely impacts us on both individual and collective levels.
The threat of COVID may be receding, but the fall-out will continue to affect business in the coming year, requiring strong leadership to navigate uncertain times.
Sick pay is not available to everyone.
Zoom parties are one thing. Harder for organisations to replicate online are ‘casual collisions’ between colleagues.
Even when the pandemic ends, the vast majority of US companies are expected to let many employees continue to work at least part time from home.
Experts agree there is no one-size-fits-all model for hybrid work.