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Gossip, whispered conversation, speculation and half truths that once flowed through the workplace, has all but vanished in our new network of home offices.

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One of the major legacies of the pandemic is an expectation by workers that they will be allowed to work remotely more often, according to a new study Decoding Global Ways of Working by 

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Just over a year ago, the world of work closed down. For millions of employees around the world, remote work became a reality – for many, literally overnight.

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While many institutions grappled in 2020 with a sudden and dramatic shift to online learning, technology mediated learning is in Boston’s DNA.

Authors: Dr Hendrik Botha and Dr Janet Viljoen

While South African employees still see value in working from a main office at least some of the time; findings show that on average, people would now like to spend just less than half (42 percent) of their time outside of the traditional office setting. In fact, people still see time spent in the office as a powerful way to maintain bonds with their colleagues.  

An office is more than just a place to work and while some people have adapted to WFH, many people miss the office, perhaps even surprising themselves. 

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Working from the comfort of your own home, and perhaps in your favourite pyjamas. Working remotely, often from the comfort of your own home, and perhaps in your favourite pyjamas, has become the new norm.

We have gotten used to it in some ways, but we might still face challenges. 

Finding it difficult to get out of bed in the mornings? Finding it difficult to fall asleep at night? Doesn’t really make sense does it? We feel so tired yet when our heads hit the pillow anxiety switches on like a light!

Scientists expect a Covid-19 vaccine to be available by April 2021 but even then, Harvard disease researchers predict that social distancing will need to continue until at least 2022.

As you may have guessed, living this way will be difficult – humans are social creatures after all – but the ‘show’ must go on. Here are some top tips to master your Zoom job interviews.

A nationwide survey by one of South Africa’s largest workplace consultancies has revealed what we are missing about the workplace - and the surprisingly high number of people who want to get back to the office. 

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We are all living in a world redefined, and more so than that, in redefined spaces. This can and has caused anxiety to many people.  Use these tips of how to gain back a feeling of control and in doing so, manage each day with a more sure footing.

After nearly two months of remote working South Africans are ready to get back to working in the office as the initial novelty of remote working has revealed unexpected difficulties, detracting from people doing their jobs properly.  

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JUMP is a groundbreaking new smartphone app aimed at helping entrepreneurs boost their business by offering the resources they’ll need to thrive in the business world – even during a nationwide lockdown.

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As the second-largest social media platform in South Africa (and growing quickly!), cracking the Instagram code has never been more critical. 

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As the COVID-19 pandemic forces many U.S. colleges and universities to move their courses online, connecting online via video is now having its moment.

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