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Flexible work stories

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Hands-on review: Twelve South Curve Flex laptop stand
Tue, 20th Sep 2022
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Twelve South has recently launched its new elegant MacBook stand, the Curve Flex, which will make your MacBook more flexible.
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Four-day week: Perceptions across Asia Pacific and Japan
Thu, 4th Aug 2022
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Workers across APJ want to be empowered to do their best work, wherever and whenever they want.
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EXCLUSIVE: Why women in IT makes good business sense - Dicker Data
Fri, 1st Jul 2022
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The Federal government wants to bolster female participation in the tech industry to at least 40% by 2030. Here's how one homegrown Australian company has already reached that goal.
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Maintaining secure systems with expectations of flexible work
Fri, 20th May 2022
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Most office workers feel they've proved they can work successfully from home, and as much as employers try, things aren't going back to the way they were anytime soon.
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Lack of technology options limiting workplace flexibility today
Fri, 11th Mar 2022
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Due to closed borders and Omicron isolation requirements, many Australian businesses have faced worker shortages, creating operational and customer service challenges.
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Why employees never want to give up remote work
Thu, 3rd Mar 2022
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While there is some desire to return to the office, most employees want to continue working from in some capacity, according to a recent report.
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New Citrix study says employees prefer remote work to office work
Thu, 13th Jan 2022
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According to a new poll conducted by Citrix, nearly 80% of employees say they would rather work in a hybrid way, and more than 70% would prefer to remain fully remote.
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Expectations for flexible working up to 75%, what can be done?
Mon, 30th Aug 2021
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"Leading organisations can drive performance by providing flexibility on all aspects of their work, and recognising their workforce comprises of people, not just employees.”
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Nitro report: remote workers need better document handling
Tue, 13th Oct 2020
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“Before the halo dims, we need to proactively address the workflow and productivity challenges workers continue to face when working remotely.”
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Remote working is here to stay - and employees love it, says GitLab report
Wed, 11th Mar 2020
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According to the report, 83% of respondents say they are able to accomplish all of their work tasks remotely and 82% say remote working is the way of the future.
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Flexible workspaces provide major boost to NZ's local economies
Thu, 5th Dec 2019
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Businesses that decentralise their workplaces could reap the benefits of lower overheads, happier workers, and reduced commute times – but they could also help to stimulate regional economies.
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Unsafe working environments in IT risking people's health
Thu, 28th Nov 2019
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Excessive working hours, forced labour and discrimination are some of the problems that risk workers' health in the IT industry.
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Singapore's Best Workplaces 2019 revealed
Thu, 14th Nov 2019
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The awards recognized organizations that were top of their game for building high-performing cultures where employees trust their leaders, are proud of what they do, and enjoy the people they work with.
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Natterbox launches solution to improve customer service efficiency
Thu, 14th Nov 2019
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Freedom will transform agent performance, enabling Natterbox users to work from wherever they want on whatever device they want to work on.
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How flexible workspaces can help drive your global expansion - IWG
Tue, 22nd Oct 2019
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Flexible workspaces allow businesses to go global without the headache of setting up and maintaining a permanent office or workforce.
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Tech better than policy for SMBs, says GoDaddy research
Tue, 13th Aug 2019
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73% of small business owners say they are not likely to lose their jobs or be negatively affected by artificial intelligence (AI) and robots.
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Slack tackles balance between productivity and security
Mon, 12th Aug 2019
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The new features include more options to protect data without interrupting employees’ requirements to get work done.
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Aussie workers struggling to switch off while on holiday
Thu, 25th Jul 2019
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A new survey has found Australian workers are struggling to disconnect while on vacation
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Video will be the fabric of collaboration in 2019’s enterprise
Tue, 5th Mar 2019
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BlueJeans’ CEO outlines five trends that highlight the growing place of video conferencing in the modern enterprise.
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Founder of AKL's Generator exits as Precinct Properties takes over
Thu, 28th Feb 2019
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“I’m proud to leave Generator in great heart and recognise that the time is right time to step aside and entrust the business to someone with a fresh vision and different perspective,” says Ryan Wilson.
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Slashing commute time could save NZ from 900,000 tonnes of C02
Mon, 21st Jan 2019
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In New Zealand, workers could save between 7.7 and 8.8 million hours of commuting time every year.
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Why flexible working could make good business sense
Mon, 21st Jan 2019
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“You can always give it a go on a trial basis. If it’s not working, be honest."
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Huge market for flexible working tech in NZ
Thu, 18th Oct 2018
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Kiwi ICT companies will be a major beneficiary of an upcoming economic boom from growth in flexible working.
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Regus flexible working space opens near Auckland Airport
Mon, 6th Aug 2018
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Next time you’re transiting through Auckland Airport, you may just want to check out a new flexible working space that has opened just up the road.
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