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Best Practices for Returning to the Office During and After COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered the way we interact with others and how we work. Social distancing is likely to remain an important part of our work lives for months to come. Companies will need to make adaptations to their work environment in order for employees to stay safe. Furthermore, employers will need to clearly communicate their return-to-office plan to employees to ensure a smooth transition. Clarify what the return to the office will look like for employees. What phases will be followed? Share details about the phased return as well as what cleaning procedures will be followed to keep employees safe. Any flexible work policies being adopted will also need to be communicated.   Stagger Employee Shifts & Adopt Flexible Working Arrangements  

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Embracing the New Normal: Tips for Ensuring Employee Safety When Returning to the Office

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Not long after finally figuring out how to empower employees to work effectively from their kitchen tables or makeshift home offices, employers are now facing the new challenge of getting their workers back into the office safely. Returning to the office during the COVID-19 pandemic is an experience fraught with anxiety and uncertainty for employees.  There are lots of considerations that both companies and employees have to make when returning to work in the office to ensure a safe and smooth transition. The risk of spreading and contracting the virus increases when people are working together in an office, so we can’t quite return to business as usual. Managing and limiting the number of workers in the office at any given time is crucial to protecting worker

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The Benefits of Remote Work (And How to Succeed as a Remote Worker)

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Remote work is a topic that has attracted a lot of attention, especially as many office workers were unexpectedly thrust into a work-at-home environment due to COVID-19. Working from home was becoming increasingly commonplace even before the pandemic, however. According to data issued by the US Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4.7 million people were already working remotely in the US before the coronavirus. Additionally, in the last decade, Europe’s remote workforce has grown from 7.7 to 9.8 percent. Although telecommuting technology has been around for the past couple of decades, it hasn’t really started to take off till the last five years or so. Technological advances in cloud computing and videoconferencing have made it possible for employees to work from home seamlessly. 

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5 Ways the Workspace App Helps Improve Meeting Room Management & Scheduling

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Meetings are a ubiquitous part of working culture. In the US alone, there are about 11 million meetings held every single day, with employees sitting in about 62 meetings every month. The higher up you are on the corporate ladder, the more time you likely spend in meetings.  With employees spending so much time in meetings, finding meeting rooms and scheduling meetings can be a challenge. The Workspace App is a meeting room booking system and workspace management tool that can help you be more productive by streamlining the meeting scheduling process. Here are 5 ways the workspace app can help improve meeting scheduling.  1. Schedule meetings from your mobile device  Anytime, anywhere scheduling while on the go has become a reality with

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Life After COVID-19: Transitioning Back to an In-Person Workplace

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COVID-19 has thrusted unprecedented challenges upon companies and their employees. The pandemic has forced us to quickly adjust to working from home and adapt to new ways of working. Just as we get used to this new normal, many employers are gradually sending their employees back to the office. But as organizations transition back to the office, the pre-pandemic ways of working just aren’t going to cut it.   Many employees are happier working from home because they have more free time and better work-life balance when they don’t have to commute to and from the office. They also appreciate the flexibility and autonomy that working from home affords them.   A growing number of workers would rather not return to working in an office or

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