workplace

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With massive job losses and uncertainty a recent memory for Australia’s casual workforce, will they be willing to return to a working situation that treated them so poorly in the pandemic?

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Organisations need to adopt a specific approach to hybrid working in order to improve collaboration, communication, productivity and innovation.

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As we embark on Mental Health Week 2021 and begin to emerge from months of lockdown, employee mental health is at risk. But there are ways to reinforce psychological safety, says UNSW Business School's Frederik Anseel.

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Hybrid workplaces have benefits – and challenges – for different people, just like offices do. Everyone needs to be catered for, say UNSW Business School academics.

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There are a number of important lessons for leaders who are looking to maximise productivity and engagement with employees who work from home, says UNSW Business School.

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The dramatic changes to the workforce brought about by organisational responses to COVID-19 are only likely to accelerate the shift to smart cities, say experts at UNSW Sydney.

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Respectful and consultative decisions between employer and employee are needed in the coming months, and this approach will minimise potential OHS legal risks in the process.

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Interior architects and designers will be essential to the global recovery.

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The office we return to will be quite different to the one we left.

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Increasing productivity is a win-win for businesses, but with many Australians being ordered to work from home to try to stop the spread of COVID-19, this move could change how we work. 

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