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Managing Flexible Work Arrangements

Workers are pushing their employer to provide flexible work arrangements which includes the desire to work from home. How can you meet these demands, and manage the remote work force?
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What The Future Of Flexible Work Looks Like

by Nina Mapson Bone

The theme of attracting, retaining and developing people is a key theme that will repeat through the coming decades in any top 10 list of business challenges. It came in at number one of KPMGs 2023 list for Australian business, with 77 per cent listing talent acquisition, retention and re/upskilling staff to meet a more digitised future as their number one challenge for 2023, and 61 per cent ranking it their number one challenge for the next three to five years.

Three Keys For Managing People In A Hybrid Workplace

by Dr Dominic McLoughlin

There are undeniable benefits to virtual working, but it can also generate a sense of isolation. In the virtual workspace, opportunities for the casual conversations that help workplace socialisation are missing. Now you almost have to make an appointment to be social. Having to ‘book a time’ to have an informal meeting creates its own formality. In order to be a good people manager, one of the key goals to keep in mind is building trust, because Dirks and de Jong found that trust is essential for initiating and maintaining social relationships at work.

Why Flexibility Is The New Entitlement

by Roxanne Calder

Flexibility at work is no longer a perk or a privilege, and don’t even think about calling it a benefit. It is now a right. If you wonder how flexibility has so swiftly metamorphosed as the new entitlement, look to COVID-19.

A Guide To Leading Remote Teams

by Michelle Gibbings

Before COVID-19, close to 50% of employees had never worked from home before. Today, for many organisations, remote working is now an ongoing part of the organisational dynamic.

How To Help Your Employees Make Their Work And Life Function Better Together

by Amalia Chilianis

Work and life are inextricably linked, and the pandemic has forced the blurring of lines between work and people’s personal life.

Setting Up Your Team For High Performance In Hybrid Work

by Alison Hill

When it comes to having your team operate in a hybrid model one of the first questions that leaders ask is, how do we make sure we still deliver high performance?

Remote Leadership Doesn't Mean Remote Control

By Kevin Eikenberry

In 1964, the first remote control for a TV was created. Sometime after that, the TV watching experience changed forever. The remote made it easier to watch and control the television. Quite possibly earlier this year you created a remote team. You may not have wanted one, but here you are. And while the remote control helps TV viewing, remote leadership control doesn't help you at all.

How Leaders Can Support Remote Trust Building

By Kevin Eikenberry

Trust is a critical factor to the success of teams. The more trust exists, the easier and faster the right work gets done. Building this trust in a remote team can be especially tricky, which is why remote leaders must know how to support remote trust building, with and among their team members.

What's Different When Leading At A Distance

By Kevin Eikenberry

In (important) ways, leading is leading, regardless of where you and those you lead are located. In all cases, as a leader, you are moving toward a goal, and are moving in the direction of that goal with and through the efforts of other people. And yet for all the ways that leadership is the same, there are nuanced differences that need to be understood and acted upon if you want to get great results and have people who feel good about their work and the working environment.

Practical Ways To Offer Flexibility

By Gihan Perera

When do you get your best work done? Is it when you shut yourself off in a meeting room, work from home for some peace and quiet, or sit in a café for a couple of hours? If you're lucky enough to choose your work environment, you can choose what works well for you.

Top 10 Tips For Remote Work Teams

By Wilson Learning

Whether your virtual team is dedicated to customer service or R&D, or whether it is dispersed across the globe or only across a single state, these ten tips can enhance productivity, team member satisfaction, and effectiveness.

Managing Staff Who Work Remotely

By Ken Warren

There is no doubt that more and more employees are working remotely from their workplace’s main office. Businesses that employee people from their homes and even other countries are becoming more and more the norm.

Tips For Managing Virtual Workers

By Karla Brandau

Is your vision of virtual workers one of only partial attention to work tasks, while also making an Italian meal, coaching little league soccer, or updating Facebook pages? No matter what your vision of virtual workers is, due to impressive developments in technology and the need to be more competitive in the market place, virtual workers are becoming an alternative form of organisational structure.

Managing Remote Employees

by James Adonis

Remote working is undoubtedly the way of the future. But just because they're out of sight doesn't mean they should be out of mind. Don't leave them stranded.

The Ultimate Guide To Setting-Up A Remote Workforce

by Brad Starr

The pros and cons of the growing 'remote' workers trend.

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