Letting everyone work from home forever isn’t good for teamwork

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While there are indeed benefits with remote work, making it the ONLY option can be a bad thing to do for most organisations and teams.

Three ways to ensure your employees work safely from home

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When a pandemic effects a revolution, by making remote work common, employers must re-think their approach. They have to answer this question: How do you ensure a safe place of work when that place is an employee’s home?
Here are three practical suggestions.

Let’s Talk: The office vs. working from home?

Working from home is now a viable option for many businesses. So, this far into the pandemic, what do we think? Work office vs. Home? Let’s talk…

Three ways small businesses can combat remote work obstacles

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Since COVID-19, companies such as Twitter, Atlassian, Slack and Facebook have made headlines for letting their staff work remotely “forever.” So far, this policy has seemingly been exclusive to large companies with healthy HR budgets and a penchant for disruption.  But what if remote-first work was more accessible? What if small business owners were empowered… Continue reading Three ways small businesses can combat remote work obstacles

Startup GO1 secures over US$40 Million in funding with remote work explosion

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The increase in remote workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic means that more users than ever are on the GO1 platform for remote learning. GO1.com, a content hub designed to help companies upscale their workforce with on-demand training, has announced it has raised over US$40 million in a Series C funding and has said it has… Continue reading Startup GO1 secures over US$40 Million in funding with remote work explosion

Can WFH employees refuse to go back to the office?

What are the rights of the employee and the employer regarding the return to the office? Can working from home employees refuse to go back to the workplace due to COVID-19, even if it has a ‘COVIDSafe’ plan?  As Australia commences it’s return to normality in the wake of COVID-19, the internet is already abuzz… Continue reading Can WFH employees refuse to go back to the office?