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Productivity

Wurkr launches a new configurational feature. Look Closely!

 

An already cool digital workplace, Wurkr has rolled out a new feature making the platform more efficient and user-friendly. With the new "profile configuration", you can make changes to all your profile settings from one place. 

Be it availability, status messages, or integrating your personal Google workspace - do it from just a single point of access! We have outlined all the features here in this article. 

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Why Now is the Best Time To Begin Your Entrepreneur Journey?

Introduction:

The biggest wave of startups and innovation is here and we are all witnessing astounding growth. Problems we couldn’t have even imagined would ever be solved are now crushed with technology. People from around the globe have now become dependent on smartphones for their daily activities. From education and entertainment to commute and networking, everything is convenient just because of some disruptive startups. So if you are an aspiring entrepreneur, and want to solve problems and make a business out of them - there hasn’t been a better time!

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Why Work is Shifting to an Employee-Oriented Culture

For the longest time, the relationship between the employer and employee has been out of balance, with employees lacking the power to stand up for themselves in the workplace. However more recently, thanks to a cultural movement that prioritises self-care and values life outside the office, employers have had to loosen their grip on the average workers' life - and have found out that it benefits them too anyway. 

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4 Must-Have Remote Collaboration Tools

Whether your future of work involves hybrid work, fully remote, or distributed teams, like any good handyman you’re going to need to have the right tools for the job. Transitions in cultures are already difficult, so do not go ahead with faulty remote collaboration software that won’t stand the test of time and will only cause headaches. Here are 4 remote collaboration tools that I use EVERY DAY

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Five Top Work Benefits that Remote-First Companies Offer

When thinking about the benefits of working from home an image may form in your head: You, sitting on your sofa, the TV is on, it’s the latest series on Netflix, season 2 of Space Force, there’s a half-full Ben and Jerry’s, the other half is in your stomach, along with 3 cups of coffee, and finally your laptop screen featuring the work you haven’t touched in half an hour. To any employers thinking of transitioning to remote working, I promise this imagination is not reality and that productivity actually rises with hybrid working. And to the potential employees, I apologise for the tease, however, there are plenty of REAL benefits that remote-first companies offer. 

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7 must-have remote work skills to excel for workers

Sitting at home in your sweatpants with 3 mugs of coffee and a Pringles can on your desk, how hard can working from home be? Well, if you want to be one step ahead and ready for the future of working, you ought to learn just what life and professional skills you need to develop to excel in a hybrid work environment for this you need to learn a few remote work skills as well. If you’re an office veteran there may be some skills that you haven’t had to worry about in a long time, and if you’re not prepared, the transition to working from home might have you feeling like you’re at the gym exercising a muscle you never knew about before.

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Work Culture / Workforce in 2022: Productivity Challenges with Remote Work

Introduction:

There has been a huge shift in our employment. The office work culture has been partially replaced by hybrid/remote/flexible work. It served well during the pandemic when meeting in person was not possible. The hybrid work model and distributed teams are something that has changed the talent landscape.

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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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Posts about:

Productivity

Wurkr launches a new configurational feature. Look Closely!

 

An already cool digital workplace, Wurkr has rolled out a new feature making the platform more efficient and user-friendly. With the new "profile configuration", you can make changes to all your profile settings from one place. 

Be it availability, status messages, or integrating your personal Google workspace - do it from just a single point of access! We have outlined all the features here in this article. 

Read More

Why Now is the Best Time To Begin Your Entrepreneur Journey?

Introduction:

The biggest wave of startups and innovation is here and we are all witnessing astounding growth. Problems we couldn’t have even imagined would ever be solved are now crushed with technology. People from around the globe have now become dependent on smartphones for their daily activities. From education and entertainment to commute and networking, everything is convenient just because of some disruptive startups. So if you are an aspiring entrepreneur, and want to solve problems and make a business out of them - there hasn’t been a better time!

Read More

Why Work is Shifting to an Employee-Oriented Culture

For the longest time, the relationship between the employer and employee has been out of balance, with employees lacking the power to stand up for themselves in the workplace. However more recently, thanks to a cultural movement that prioritises self-care and values life outside the office, employers have had to loosen their grip on the average workers' life - and have found out that it benefits them too anyway. 

Read More

4 Must-Have Remote Collaboration Tools

Whether your future of work involves hybrid work, fully remote, or distributed teams, like any good handyman you’re going to need to have the right tools for the job. Transitions in cultures are already difficult, so do not go ahead with faulty remote collaboration software that won’t stand the test of time and will only cause headaches. Here are 4 remote collaboration tools that I use EVERY DAY

Read More

Five Top Work Benefits that Remote-First Companies Offer

When thinking about the benefits of working from home an image may form in your head: You, sitting on your sofa, the TV is on, it’s the latest series on Netflix, season 2 of Space Force, there’s a half-full Ben and Jerry’s, the other half is in your stomach, along with 3 cups of coffee, and finally your laptop screen featuring the work you haven’t touched in half an hour. To any employers thinking of transitioning to remote working, I promise this imagination is not reality and that productivity actually rises with hybrid working. And to the potential employees, I apologise for the tease, however, there are plenty of REAL benefits that remote-first companies offer. 

Read More

7 must-have remote work skills to excel for workers

Sitting at home in your sweatpants with 3 mugs of coffee and a Pringles can on your desk, how hard can working from home be? Well, if you want to be one step ahead and ready for the future of working, you ought to learn just what life and professional skills you need to develop to excel in a hybrid work environment for this you need to learn a few remote work skills as well. If you’re an office veteran there may be some skills that you haven’t had to worry about in a long time, and if you’re not prepared, the transition to working from home might have you feeling like you’re at the gym exercising a muscle you never knew about before.

Read More

Work Culture / Workforce in 2022: Productivity Challenges with Remote Work

Introduction:

There has been a huge shift in our employment. The office work culture has been partially replaced by hybrid/remote/flexible work. It served well during the pandemic when meeting in person was not possible. The hybrid work model and distributed teams are something that has changed the talent landscape.

Read More

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