Tag: Remote Work

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Benefits to Employers of Remote Work

As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on and looks to continue well into 2021, employers and employees are getting used to remote work arrangements, at least in workplaces and industries where they’re feasible.

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Disadvantages of Remote Work

As COVID-19 still abounds and a large cohort of employees are working from home whenever possible, employers and employees alike are seeing the advantages and disadvantages of this setup. It’s clear there are a lot of positives, like decreased costs for everyone and great productivity levels. Technology has enabled remote work to continue nearly seamlessly […]

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(Infographic) Are Remote Workers Productive?

Many experts and HR practitioners lauded the value of flexible and remote work situations for their employees, based on years of research. The primary argument against implementing these measures from leadership was “but what about their productivity?” Now the largest remote work experiment has been forced upon us, and the results are in. Take a […]

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Adapting L&D to Remote Work

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations rolled their eyes at the need to work remotely. Even once the need to do so became more apparent, the expectation among many was that the remote work situation would last a few weeks at most. Fast-forward 6 months, and millions of Americans continue to work […]

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Lessons Learned from COVID-19: Supporting Employee Well-Being in a Remote Work Environment

The fitness industry has been forced to reinvent itself in the wake of COVID-19. With social distancing requirements temporarily shuttering facilities nationwide, clubs and personal trainers have turned to virtual classes and social media to keep followers and members engaged. But even as restrictions begin to ease, a growing number of people are less than […]

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Remote Work as a Key Job Skill

With the sudden and ongoing shift to remote work for millions of American employees, many are starting to speculate that working from home (WFH) may be part of the “new normal” in a post-COVID world, even after the necessity of the work arrangement has passed.

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Is Work from Home Here to Stay?

One of the most visible and tangible COVID-19 business impacts for many employees is the complete shift to working from home. According to survey results published by Willis Towers Watson on May 21, 2020, roughly three-quarters of employers adjusted their workplaces in response to COVID-19 and reported that 53% of their full-time employees are now […]