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Microsoft Viva enhancements address employee disconnect in hybrid work environments

In its latest Work Trend Index Pulse Report, Microsoft warns hybrid work could become unsustainable unless leaders start to create an employee experience that meets employee expectations.

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Six in 10 workers want to ditch the 40-hour work week, survey finds

Most workers want their productivity measured by results — not by how many hours they spend working, according to a multi-national survey by business software and services provider Adaptavist.

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Windows 11 2022 Update is the version enterprises can move to

Microsoft just released the first major feature update to Windows 11, version 22H2. It includes a number of user interface and productivity enhancements, as well as a new AI-assisted security feature.

It's time to quit quitting on the quiet quitters

Disengaged employees who choose to do less at work is a problem that needs solving. Here's what you can do.

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Collaboration tech evolves for the post-COVID future

Effective collaboration in the hybrid workplace requires that all employees be connected, engaged, and able to participate on an equal footing. Enhanced tools and updated practices can help.

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5 productivity tips for hybrid workers

When you work some days at home and some in the office, staying productive has new challenges. Here’s how productivity experts say you should handle them.

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The new workplace will be distributed, digital — and full of purpose

Purposeful connection and digital processes will support the future world of work. Water coolers are optional.

Working from home is here to stay

Ignore the skeptics saying that to really get work done, you have to be back in the office. They're dead wrong.

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Q&A: Real estate exec sees '15-minute city' concept migrating from Europe to the US

As companies rethink how to use in-person office space, and in many cases shutter underutilized real estate, newer concepts are taking hold to offer employees daily urban necessities and amenities — all within a 15-minute foot or bike...

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As businesses embrace fully-remote work, does company culture suffer?

With many big-name companies embracing all-remote work, either by allowing workers to be fully virtual or by eliminating offices, a question arises: does that hurt company culture and employee connectedness?

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Apple fails to innovate the new future workplace

Insisting on an in-office presence for employees means Apple is not working hard enough to reinvent the future of work.

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In a hybrid workforce world, what happens to all that office space?

Just 11% of businesses use all of the office space they own or lease, and nearly 45% use half their available space or less, according to a new study. As companies come to grips with a more hybrid and remote workforce, their office...

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Companies move to drop college degree requirements for new hires, focus on skills

A new study shows employers are ending college degree requirements for many jobs openings, focusing instead on skills, experience, and personality traits. The sea change opens up tech jobs to a more diverse pool of candidates.

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If you've ever worked remotely, you likely want to keep it that way

Most people who have worked remotely at least some of the time do indeed prefer to do so in future, Deloitte explains.

Why your company should subscribe to podcasting

One popular, inexpensive, and easy communications medium can solve a breathtaking range of remote-work problems.

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What is digital employee experience? A key worker retention tool

DEX software can help companies improve the technology their workers use every day, which in turn helps with employee retention.

How remote work disrupted global supply chains

Many experts thought COVID-19-related lockdowns would reduce demand for hard goods. The opposite happened.

How remote work will improve lives — and destroy cities

The absence of tech and other workers is crushing city budgets and services, which could cause a chain reaction leading to the decay and shrinking of urban centers.

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