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More than a third of UK office workers have no dedicated workspace at home

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The FINANCIAL — Over a third of UK office workers have no dedicated workspace at home, and only 6 percent have been trained for hybrid meetings, reveals a new report from Leeds University Business School. The report is an interactive tool and suggests practical measures based on evaluation of stakeholders and employee interviews, industry workshops, cross-industry surveys of UK office workers, employee diaries and case study corporations. The report is based on research led by Dr Matthew Davis, Associate Professor in Organisational Psychology, and six of his colleagues at Leeds University Business School and the wider University, which shows that…

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More than a third of UK office workers have no dedicated workspace at home

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The FINANCIAL — Over a third of UK office workers have no dedicated workspace at home, and only 6 percent have been trained for hybrid meetings, reveals a new report from Leeds University Business School. The report is an interactive tool and suggests practical measures based on evaluation of stakeholders and employee interviews, industry workshops,…

New research calls for hybrid working to be more sustainable

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The FINANCIAL —  The increase in the amount of hybrid working post-pandemic – where office-based employees work remotely for part of the week – needs to be more sustainable, according to a new study from experts based at The University of Manchester and Lancaster University.…

Not a workaholic? You might have some of the same traits

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Personality traits can fluctuate day to day based on circumstances, University of Georgia notes. Dreading a tough day at work? New research led by University of Georgia psychologist Malissa Clark reveals that anticipating a high workload can lead to daily fatigue and affect spousal relationships—even for people who don’t identify themselves as workaholics.…

Evolution of workers’ views on remote working

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The FINANCIAL — The coronavirus pandemic has affected U.S. workplaces like nothing else in modern history, including high unemployment, the shuttering of businesses, and the shift of many workers to off-site, remote work. Gallup has been tracking full- and part-time U.S. workers’ activity and attitudes amid the COVID-19 pandemic using its online, probability-based panel survey…

Amazon is hiring 33k new employees and an average compensation is 150k

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The FINANCIAL — Amazon announced it will host its 2020 Career Day on Wednesday, September 16. As a part of the nationwide virtual event, Amazon – the largest job creator in the U.S. over the last decade – will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the 33,000 corporate and tech jobs currently available across the…