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In a lockdown, where does work end and parenting begin? Welcome to the brave new world of ‘zigzag working’

Great article found here - https://theconversation.com/in-a-lockdown-where-does-work-end-and-parenting-begin-welcome-to-the-brave-new-world-of-zigzag-working-169088 Employers might also consider tweaks for lockdown working, including: Recognising that working parents may be frequently interrupted, prolonged periods of “focused time” do not exist, and there is no such thing as “complete silence” Not starting online meetings exactly on the hour, when school class sessions typically start Checking…

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Back to the Office Confidence Statistics

Link to article Slightly over half (53%) of workers expect to be back in a physical office full-time within the next six months.What modifications of an office and office procedures would give workers the most confidence in returning?Temperature scanning (49%)Touchless door entry (34%) Mask detection close behind (32%)Touch-free sign-in and sign-out for contact tracing (30%)Social…

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Open offices failed. These are 6 essentials to make sure the next office doesn’t

Great article found here - https://www.fastcompany.com/90682289/open-offices-failed-workers-these-are-6-essentials-to-make-sure-future-offices-dont Community spaces should cover 25% of square footage in an office. These are high-energy atmospheres that serve as hubs for human connection and informal workspaces—such as lobbies, cafes, and snack bars—and therefore, can have a variety of seating for different levels of comfort. A team “home” space also gets…

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