Posts Tagged: TheFutureOfWork

Rising Tide of Remote Work: Public Service Leads the Way

February 23 2024

In a transformative shift, the number of Australian federal public servants working from home has more than doubled since the pre-pandemic era, with nearly 40% of the 180,000 APS staff now opting for remote work two to three days a week. The APSC census, published late 2023, showcases the broad increase since 2019, with 57% of staff taking advantage of remote work—up from 22%. And flexible work is a key part of most organisations’ Employee Value Proposition (EVP) now –… Read more »

Navigating the workplace of 2024: economic shifts amidst the hybrid work revolution

February 9 2024

This article was generated in 15 minutes as our first experiment using the assistance of AI. In the ever-evolving landscape of the job market, 2024 is set to bring about significant changes, and leading company directors are sounding the alarm on a potential shake-out. From wage pressures to the impacts of regulatory changes, the directors on the boards of major companies across diverse sectors are foreseeing a challenging year ahead. Economic Soft Landing but Hiring Freezes While many anticipate a… Read more »

Hybrid work platforms – time to take stock?

July 20 2022

One major challenge of supporting a hybrid approach to working, is the increase in costs involved. This can extend to a full workspace makeover, but at the minimum it will involve software, particularly as it’s used for virtual team meetings, collaboration, and project management… And  despite their dominance, there are options that are alternatives to MS Teams and zoom, and some that work with them. It’s a matter of making it fit your organisation… And it’s not straightforward – shifting… Read more »

It’s REBOOT – and time to dream again

October 19 2021

Key points: WFH is now a real option, at least part-time, for many organisations. While away, many staff have been plotting a career shift, some, a drastic one. Many businesses may now have to factor in “The Great Resignation”. This will all impact on workplace design, workforce planning, and recruiting. Managers: it’s time for some new thinking. Back in 2019, a request…. Remember this scene in pre-2019? A typical employee in a typical workplace lodges a request to work from… Read more »

Michael Caton: “tell ‘im he’s dreaming”

What’s the strategy as COVID-19 changes things forever?

April 24 2020

How should we shift our thinking right now to position for the lasting impact of COVID-19 on how we live and work? 4-5 weeks into the massive time-out forced on the whole world, we already have the opportunity for insight into this. FastCompany asked leading executives, venture capitalists, and analysts for thoughts on the change they expect to see ahead. AGILITY and ADAPTABILITY are going to be key, for us personally, and for business and workplaces. If you’re not already,… Read more »