If you’ve experienced Zoom fatigue in the past 12 months or so, you wouldn’t be the only one. Being on a video call requires you to focus more and work harder on processing non-verbal cues, which can be exhausting. In its 2021 Work Trend Index, Microsoft said 54pc of respondents to its global survey reported feeling overworked and 39pc felt exhausted. Now, the company’s Human … [...] about How Zoom fatigue can affect your brainwave activity
Bank of Ireland is one of the latest companies to announce a long-term shift to hybrid working. The new model will allow staff to combine working from home with working in central office locations. The bank plans to launch a network of 11 remote working hubs by the end of the year. According to RTÉ, four of these hubs in Gorey, Mullingar, Dundalk and Naas were already in … [...] about Bank of Ireland remote hubs to reduce ‘time-sapping commutes’
We’ve all had to become tech whizzes over the past year to do our jobs. Now that you have a new set of skills under your belt, which could range from setting up a Zoom call to using the pomodoro technique, you might be eager to learn what else could be on the horizon for productivity and HR tech. In a recent project at Skynova, some humans and robots gave it a go. Using a … [...] about Which of these WFH inventions would you choose?
Networking is often described as one of the most important parts of career progression, but what’s the best way to navigate it? Rebecca Leder, senior manager for customer success at Salesforce, recently wrote a book on the topic. Leder has spent her 12-plus years in marketing so far honing a five-step plan she calls the ‘knock’ method. Here, she shares some of its key points … [...] about How to open doors in your career through networking
Staying productive and honing your communication skills are important for successful remote working, but we got some great reminders about another crucial aspect this week that you need to keep in mind – work-life balance. Getting this right is difficult on the best of days, but working from home during a pandemic only makes it harder. So, we asked some of the people in our … [...] about Achieving work-life balance as a remote worker