2020 has been the greatest ever global experiment in working from home. The pandemic will be the catalyst the flexible work discussion really needed.
Our latest research also shows that retirement allows us to finally get as much sleep as our body needs each night.
Our research shows most organisations have adapted well to staff working from home. But there's a hole in workplace laws we need to address.
More workplaces are allowing employees to telecommute, but there are still barriers to more flexible arrangements.
E-changers are the latest group to move from the big cities to escape high living costs and congestion. But because they remain very productive remote workers some employers are embracing the trend.
Two-thirds of surveyed workers work from home one day a week on average, but could do at least half their work out of the workplace. If they commuted less often, congestion could be greatly reduced.
Australia loses nearly A$2 billion of GDP every year due to people with cancer leaving the workforce.
Businesses are not considering that roles need to be redesigned to be part-time and this causes problems in managing employees' workloads and interacting with other employees.
Rather than having a fear of being monitored, remote workers want the option of being visible.
The ABS' labour force survey is more than 50 years old. We need a new way of measuring employment for a new modes of work.