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Team-building Activities You Can Do Online

The phrase team-building gets a mixed response. For some, it represents fond memories of messing around with coworkers, feeling like you're featuring in a sitcom for a day. For others, it might be a day of awkward small talk and patronising professionals who got paid an undisclosed amount telling you to do trust falls and puzzles. Social capital is a concept that gives real value to our relationships and how we interact with each other. Teams that get on well and respect each other are more valuable than teams that only interact through emails and therefore have greater social capital.  Here are some easy-to-do team-building activities that are perfect for working from home. 

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remote worker experiencing the struggle of zoom fatigue and pandemic workplace burnout

Lessons Learnt from Pandemic Workplace Burnout

Last week, I saw a post on LinkedIn from a connection of mine who was talking about pandemic-related burnout.

For so long, many of us in the working world have been campaigning for a better work-life balance, asking our employers for an option to work flexi-time, or even work from home in a part-time or full-time capacity.

It wasn’t always an easy ask, and it certainly wasn’t always granted.

The Covid-19 pandemic forced us all to work from home, where possible, to avoid the spread of the virus. All of a sudden, for many, our wishes were granted and the dream of working from home became a reality.

But at what price?

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Remote worker thriving in a remote work environment thanks to wurkr workplace

How to Know Whether Workers Thrive in a Remote Work Environment

It is a truth universally acknowledged that bad hires can be catastrophic for your company. Therefore it is important to gauge whether or not your workers will work well within your company structure. This is even more important when considering remote working templates. But how can you tell whether your employees will thrive in a remote environment?

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Remote worker working from home thanks to the perks of working from anywhere.

Challenges And Benefits Faced By Remote Workers

Remote working has increased immensely over the past few years.  The number of remote workers has grown at rocket speed to a whopping 115 %! In accordance with the report filed by the Global Workplace Analytics, remote work has nearly doubled since 2005. This is largely due to workers having to work from home during the pandemic. While experiencing the perks of working from home, many workers do not want to return to the office full-time. Almost 74 % of the office goers in Europe say that they are more likely to choose their job based on the employer's remote working policy. Furthermore, the benefits of remote working aren't only limited to the flexibility it offers- it also provides benefits for different businesses. In this blog we will be broadly discussing some of the benefits as well as the challenges faced by remote working.

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Posts about:

Management (2)

Team-building Activities You Can Do Online

The phrase team-building gets a mixed response. For some, it represents fond memories of messing around with coworkers, feeling like you're featuring in a sitcom for a day. For others, it might be a day of awkward small talk and patronising professionals who got paid an undisclosed amount telling you to do trust falls and puzzles. Social capital is a concept that gives real value to our relationships and how we interact with each other. Teams that get on well and respect each other are more valuable than teams that only interact through emails and therefore have greater social capital.  Here are some easy-to-do team-building activities that are perfect for working from home. 

Read More
remote worker experiencing the struggle of zoom fatigue and pandemic workplace burnout

Lessons Learnt from Pandemic Workplace Burnout

Last week, I saw a post on LinkedIn from a connection of mine who was talking about pandemic-related burnout.

For so long, many of us in the working world have been campaigning for a better work-life balance, asking our employers for an option to work flexi-time, or even work from home in a part-time or full-time capacity.

It wasn’t always an easy ask, and it certainly wasn’t always granted.

The Covid-19 pandemic forced us all to work from home, where possible, to avoid the spread of the virus. All of a sudden, for many, our wishes were granted and the dream of working from home became a reality.

But at what price?

Read More
Remote worker thriving in a remote work environment thanks to wurkr workplace

How to Know Whether Workers Thrive in a Remote Work Environment

It is a truth universally acknowledged that bad hires can be catastrophic for your company. Therefore it is important to gauge whether or not your workers will work well within your company structure. This is even more important when considering remote working templates. But how can you tell whether your employees will thrive in a remote environment?

Read More
Remote worker working from home thanks to the perks of working from anywhere.

Challenges And Benefits Faced By Remote Workers

Remote working has increased immensely over the past few years.  The number of remote workers has grown at rocket speed to a whopping 115 %! In accordance with the report filed by the Global Workplace Analytics, remote work has nearly doubled since 2005. This is largely due to workers having to work from home during the pandemic. While experiencing the perks of working from home, many workers do not want to return to the office full-time. Almost 74 % of the office goers in Europe say that they are more likely to choose their job based on the employer's remote working policy. Furthermore, the benefits of remote working aren't only limited to the flexibility it offers- it also provides benefits for different businesses. In this blog we will be broadly discussing some of the benefits as well as the challenges faced by remote working.

Read More