Optimising hybrid work models with process automation

DURING THE PANDEMIC, MANY BUSINESSES SUCCESSFULLY MADE THE TRANSITION TO ADAPT THEIR WORKING ENVIRONMENT TO ENABLE REMOTE WORK BY DRAWING ON TECHNOLOGY TO DRIVE PRODUCTIVITY AND EFFICIENCY. However, as employees return to the office in some capacity and hybrid working is increasingly becoming the norm, businesses will once again rely on digital tools to help […]

Remote work saves companies a ton of money per worker. It could help them survive a recession.

Turns out that not only do workers save money by working remotely—limited transportation costs and less temptation to spend on fancy lunches—the trend may also help companies too. Companies that can work remotely could save up to $10,600 per worker annually, according to a recent report from Lemon.io, a marketplace of vetted software developers. That extra savings could […]

Remote work changed their lives. They’re not going back to the office.

When Erin Archuleta wakes up, the sun hasn’t yet risen in her Michigan town of 600. She listens for the chirping of the birds and the occasional whistle of a train or hum of a tractor. She enjoys a hot cup of coffee from her porch that overlooks the nearby pond, keeping her eyes peeled […]

Yes, the Hybrid Workplace Can Work

Yes, the Hybrid Workplace Can Work There is a particular F-word that tends to pop up while navigating the challenges of hybrid work. It’s a familiar scenario. Half of a department sits awkwardly in a conference room while a brave teammate, muttering expletives, troubleshoots audio problems as the remote employees watch impotently from the video […]

Bosses say remote work kills culture. These companies disagree.

Julia Cummings, a Los Angeles-based remote worker for a software start-up, said that in her job, she has access to nearly anything she might need. She can check her company’s financial performance, see co-workers’ salaries and view shared notes from all meetings — even ones she didn’t attend. She gets reimbursed for unlimited books and receives a $1,000 […]

The SEC boss says staff is performing well under ‘voluntary remote work’

As Wall Street executives continue to debate in-office work – and some pressure workers to return – the Securities and Exchange Commission boss isn’t leaving remote work behind just yet. SEC Chairman Gary Gensler told CNBC in a Zoom interview on Friday that his staff is performing well while working remotely. Gensler acknowledged to anchor David Faber […]

The remote work revolution is already reshaping America

The coronavirus pandemic set in motion a shift to remote and hybrid work that is quietly reshaping American economics and demographics. While the fine women and men at U.S. statistical agencies are still grappling with how to measure this astonishing transformation, a host of academics and other experts have rushed to fill the data gap. […]