What is Workplace Flexibility?
Workplace flexibility is a working arrangement whereby there is flexibility for an employee as to where he/she wants to work, the time he/she will work, and how he/she will work. Workplace flexibility benefits both the employees
What is work from home?
Work From home is a concept where the employee can do his or her job from home. Work from home gives a flexible working hour to the employee as well as the job for the employer is done with ease. Work from home is helpful to delivering work-life balance to t
As part of the Human Resource Department, I always encounter the questions, "Is this job stressful?" during job interviews. Thinking of it, I believe that all jobs are stressful in their ways. However, I encountered a seminar which showed us some of the least stressful situations accord
As a co-founder of a startup company that employed many remote workers, I used to constantly debate with my partners about the need for physical office space.
So, what is the purpose of an office?
The main purpose of physical office space is to create a special work-focused environment th
Hot desking is a big hit among companies for several reasons. But when is not implemented right, it affects the wellbeing of the employees, mainly because it’s causing stress and anxiety, which at the end of the day it affects the whole productivity.
So, what is hot desk anxiety. When i
Technology changes are affecting the legal industry as well and have changed the way of how everything works. Lawyers now have the possibility to work wherever they want to and still have a thriving career.
Can lawyers work from home? Yes, lawyers don’t have to be tied to an offic
To have a productive workforce, one of the main things that employees must have is flexibility. Flexibility is often tied to work-life balance, independence, casual work environment, and a conducive work environment.
But how does flexibility translate to workplace productivity? Flexibility in
Workplace flexibility is something you should consider adopting in your workplace. This is because it has multiple advantages which you can key into so as to ensure that your business and your employees grow. I have had the opportunity to work under different circumstances and arrangements and I
As I closely studied the growth of my company, one of the most interesting observations I made was the profound impact that employee engagement had on the overall performance of my team. Better engagement and communication between the team members did not only make our work environment more pleas
Workplace wellness is not only a perk for big companies anymore. Instead, it has become a common workplace practice for supporting healthy behaviors across small and medium-sized companies as well.
But, what are workplace wellness objectives? Companies need to take several actions or objectiv
Millennials being the largest workforce, have focused their efforts on gaining more and more workplace flexibility. Millennials are digital natives, and that completely change their approach to workplace flexibility and productivity.
Millennials and workplace flexibility. Millennials believe
Whilst the world has focused heavily on the asset productivity of offices over the last 30 years, reducing the cost of offices per head, often using agile working as a tool for achieving this, it’s becoming clear that the mobility afforded by the latest technology products can be used to ai
Workplace flexibility is seen as a means by which diversity in the workplace can be encouraged and this is very beneficial to an organization as it helps retain talents which will result in sustained productivity and innovation. This, more than anything else, makes workplace flexibility something
If you are new to the business world, you will find the term ‘employee engagement’ popping up everywhere. So let’s understand what does the term actually means:
Simply put, ‘Employee Engagement’ is an emotional connection that an employee has towards his or her o
I have been in the workforce for approximately 20 years now. I have seen the workplace setting evolve year per year. What stood out for me was the implementation of workplace flexibility. I have had the pleasure to experience both setups. The company I have worked for in the past had a strict 8-t
The workplace of the present age is evolving and developing with strategies such as hot desking, open office and unassigned seating experiencing more and more adoption by companies. These trends promise to only get bigger and better mainly because of how effective and efficient they are. Their im
More and more people work remotely, making the idea of having a stationed desk not that efficient. Since unassigned desks offer more diversity and flexibility, they have become very popular.
How to create an unassigned seating zone? By taking into an account the preferences o
I have recently attended a seminar which tackled the latest trends happening in the workplace. One topic which caught my attention was the concept of hot-desking. Since it was such an interesting and unique discussion, I made sure to listen carefully throughout the whole talk. I even made sure to
In any organization, employees are productive if they enjoy doing what they do, enjoy working at the company and enjoy delivering results that the employer wants. There are so many factors at work that may affect the morale and productivity of employees, but one way that employers can boost produ
Working mothers are facing a lot of difficulties in balancing their work responsibilities and the needs of their family since some of the companies are not offering maternity leave or some other benefits. But the flexibility of the workplace is opening new possibilities for working mothers.
We as humans are extremely territorial creatures, so the idea of desk sharing is not always accepted with open arms. However, in the offices that still have the traditional system of assigned desks, the occupancy hardly goes past 50%.
What is Desk Sharing? Desk sharing is a work arrangement w
Workplace productivity is simply the amount (or volume) of work that employees in a particular organization get done within a particular period of time. It more or less refers to how efficiently the employees of said organization works with high productivity meaning that they get as much work as
In today’s workforce, companies are faced with serious underutilization and high maintenance costs due to the higher number of employees working remotely. In the offices that still have the traditional system of assigned desks, the occupancy hardly goes past 50%. So, the concept of desk-sha
The goal of workplace technology is to manage, learn, alert, and automate the workplace and provide a healthier and efficient workplace.
Workplace technologies have the capability to:
1. Create connected workplaces
2. Enable all components within a
Throughout our hot-desking articles, we’ve framed an office’s options as either embracing hot-desking or sticking with more traditional office setup, no in-betweens. What if we told you there was another office model, and it could be one you’re interested in trying? It’s k
As host of the Workplace Innovator podcast by iOffice, Mike Petrusky is most comfortable with asking questions. This time, however, he finds himself in the opposite role. He answers a variety of questions to provide some insider information and factoids about the digital workplace and workplace i
Coworking is the new normal. And according to a study, workers thrive at a rate of 6% to 7% higher in coworking spaces than usual workspaces.
No wonder, there were almost 19,000 coworking spaces globally in 2019.
But what exactly is coworking space? And who are those utilizing
Remote work became somewhat popular in the last few years. Freelance platforms opened up, allowing people to work from the comfort of their home for basically any company out there willing to hire them remotely. People became aware that the office doesn’t necessarily mean productivity,
In a search for enhanced productivity, facilitation of workflow, and improvement of employee collaboration numerous experts dedicated their time to the creation of ideal workplace design. Cubicles may have a positive impact on the overall productivity, however, the feeling of isolation and actual
There are plenty of ways to be more accountable for your employees, depending on your capacity as an employer. One of them is by creating a company policy that takes your employees’ physical and mental well-being into account.
Now that you know that taking care of your employees doesn&r
The pandemic has changed the way we live in every way imaginable. One of the pronounced effects COVID-19 is that it has forced businesses and workplaces to drastically transform themselves in a short period. Implementing new processes and enforcing health precautions have never been more urgent,
You need to hire top talents for critical positions in your company if you are to maintain top-level performance and competitive advantage within your niche.
But who is a top talent?
A top talent is a potential employee who fits into your company’s bottom line. Someone could be a to
If you are still unsure about future working trends, then let us break it to you that work from home is here to stay. If we discuss the workspaces of today in a broader capacity, then it’s plain as day that flexibility has taken over a number of sectors. In fact, research suggests that peop
The landscape of labor is shifting. Gone are the days when there are only two options: to work as an employee or to become a business owner yourself if you have the capital to do so.
Today, people have more flexible working options. You can be a freelancer, remote worker, or business owner ev
Nov 2019 â€“ Present
LeXi is a tech solution to enable flexible and remote working for your teams.
Workforce transformation application, simplifying and automating work coordination and flexible working to optimise the allocation of space and improve productivity and collaboration
Change Management Lead - Sales & Distribution (Contract)
Mar 2018 â€“ Present
â€¢ Described as a Magic Maker in people engagement and change delivery
â€¢ Mobilised a new Leadership Team and created a renewed People and Change focus
â€¢ Transitioned Product Squads from Wa
-Phillips & Cohen Associates, Ltd.-
Head of Human Resources
Apr 2015 â€“ Present
Head of Human Resources for Phillips & Cohen Associates Ltd. We've built our reputation in the debt recovery industry by providing specialised compassionate collections services to clients, enabling them to realise a
Agile Working Practitioner
Apr 2013 â€“ Present
2019 - another busy year, again working with Paul Allsopp of The Agile Organisation in the introduction of Agile or New Ways of Working in to a number of organisations. Interestingly these ranged from a FTSE 100 company, through to lo
Employee Relations Manager
Jul 2018 â€“ Present
4 month fixed-term contract, focusing specifically on HR project work.
â€¢Preparing the gender pay gap report.
â€¢Ensuring the company are GDPR compliant.
â€¢Re drafting all HR policies and procedures, to ensure complianc
Regional Manager - Eastern Canada
May 2019 â€“ Present
At iQ Offices, we have a clear and simple commitment to our members: provide a customized shared office rental solution designed to inspire you and to deliver maximum flexibility and performance for your business.
Apr 2018 â€“ Present
Workplace Director combining hands-on client delivery, workplace change and engagement with a passion for corporate fitness, well-being, flexible working and employee experience.
Manager, Workplace Consulting
Sep 2015 â€“ Mar 2018
-CHADWICK BUSINESS CENTRES LTD-
Client Services Manager
Jun 2018 â€“ Present
Jan 2018 â€“ Jun 2018
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Hub 26 ushers in a new era in flexible working spaces. Hub 26 can cater for t
-Agile Work Evolutions Inc.-
Co-founder, Workplace Strategist
Apr 2019 â€“ Present
Lisa is Co-founder of Agile Work Evolutions (AWE), a services-enabled software (SeS) and full advisory practice in the discipline of Workplace Strategy. The firm represents experts in the field of worker, workspace
-Transport for NSW-
Workforce Capability Graduate, Corporate Services, Sydney Metro
Feb 2020 â€“ Present
Change and Communications Graduate, Future Workplaces
Aug 2019 â€“ Feb 2020
Communications and Human Resources Graduate at Transport for New South Wales.
The TfNSW Graduate Program is a f
APJ Occupancy Planning Lead
Nov 2018 â€“ Present
Lead role for the APJ Occupancy Planning team
Client account: Dell/EMC
- Lead the APJ Occupancy Planning team to deliver on high quality services
- Facilitate BU engagements and workshops for new workplace impl
-Cardiff Met Students'â€‹ Union-
Bar Supervisor and Retail Sales Assistant
Aug 2018 â€“ Mar 2020
While studying for my MA, this role allowed me to gain valuable experience in the hospitality sector, as well as developing my role as a team leader when supervising a team of colleagues, running nigh
Workplace Change & Transition Manager
Aug 2019 â€“ Present
Working with the University of Melbourne School of Engineering to develop and implement the Change Ambassador framework to prepare them for their relocation to the Melbourne Connect Innovation Precinct.
-Monty & Bob Consult
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