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2022 State Of Remote Work

By Buffer Team, wofome find: August 2022, Buffer

Tips for working from home effectively

By Kathy Bond, wofome find: August 2022, MHFA

Remote Work Trends During COVID-19 in the US and Europe

By Andrius Ziuznys, 29 June 2022, Coresignal

Is remote work worse for wellbeing than people think?

By Katie Bishop, 17 June 2022, BBC

Microsoft New Future of Work Report 2022

By Microsoft Team, May 2022, Microsoft

Trouble for workers who turn cameras off

By Erica Pandey, 15 April 2022, Axios

Even Slack’s CEO is still trying to figure out hybrid work

By Scott Rosenberg, 6 April 2022, Axios

Companies Are Demanding Employees Return To The Office – Is Remote Work Dead?

By Brian Creely, 6 April 2022, A Life After Layoff

Informal Communication in an all-remote environment

By GitLab Team, wofome find: April 2022, GitLab

Head of Remote: how to hire, job postings, job description, courses, and certifications

By GitLab Team, wofome find: April 2022, GitLab

Over-the-Top Home Office Pods for Working From Home

By Kriss Scott, 19 March 2022, Cheapism

Remote-Work Experts Are in Demand as Return to Office Begins Anew

By Paul Keegan, 08 March 2022, Bloomberg

How to prepare your workforce to return to the office

By Victorian Chamber Workplace, 01 March 2022, Victorian Chamber

Linkedin Top Voices in Remote Work

By Josh M. Carney, 23 February 2022, Linkedin

This company switched to a 4-day workweek—and 91% of its workers say they’re happier

By Jennifer Liu, 21 February 2022, CNBC make it

The best hybrid office layouts for your business

By Sarah Ribeiro, 17 February 2021, Owl Labs

COVID-19 Pandemic Continues To Reshape Work in America

By Kim Parker, Juliana Menasce Horowitz and Rachel Minkin, 16 February 2022, Pew Research Center

Amazon, Intel and other tech companies acknowledge rejecting remote work could cost them talent

By Annie Palmer, 04 February 2022, CNBC

Smart Workplace Session #11 Principles of Hybrid Work | Case OP Group

By Rapal, 09 December 2021, Rapal

The Actionable Futurist® Podcast: Steve Cadigan on embracing the aftershocks of COVID-19 to create a better model of working

By Andrew Grill, 23 November 2021, Buzzprout – The Actionable Futurist®

Unisys: Aussies reject remote work snooping

By Eleanor Dickinson, 27 October 2021, ARN

The Great Resignation: Millions of Aussies predicted to leave jobs

By Sarah Sharples, 21 October 2021,

#120 — #DeepDive on The Remote Workspace Utopia — Hiten Shah

By James Beshara & Hiten Shah, 19 October 2021, Youtube – James Beshara

Cultivating Virtual Leadership in Telework

By Rachel Barton, 29 September 2021, / Purdue University

Pandemic-era surveillance of remote workers may be here to stay

By Erica Pandey, 24 September 2021, Axios

Does Working From Home Work?

By Kiara Taylor, 17 September 2021, Fair Observer

‘Traditional workplaces will become the exception’: Canva says employees will only need to come to the office 8 times a year

By Bianca Healey, 15 September 2021, Business Insider Australia

Returning to the Office: What Managers Can Do to Prepare

By Josh Christopherson, 29 August 2021, Entrepreneur

Everything You Need to Work From Home, According to People Who Do It Every Day

By Louis Cheslaw, 18 August 2021, The Strategist

The Great Resignation Wave – Workers Are Quitting!

By Brian Creely, 30 July 2021, A Life After Layoff

Minimising the spread of COVID-19: Working from home

By Work Safe Victoria, 13 July 2021, Work Safe Victoria

The boomerang-worker boom

By Kim Hart, 6 July 2021, Axios

“78% of employers admit to using digital surveillance tools on remote workers”

By Leandra Bernstein, 23 June 2021, NBC Montana

Here are the pros and cons of remote work

By CNBC Team, 17 June 2021, CNBC Television

Remote work is here to stay — and that’s good for the planet

By Alexandra Samuel, 10 June 2021, National Observer

Demographics And Remote Work: Intertwined Challenges For Business

By Bill Conerly, 5 June 2021, Forbes

How a rise in remote employment may impact post-pandemic work life

By Paul Solman, 4 June 2021, PBS Newshour

The loneliness of the long-distance worker

By Paul Gillin, Published June 3, 2021, Computerworld/IDG

Employees Are Quitting Instead of Giving Up Working From Home

By Anders Melin and Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou, Published 1 June 2021, Bloomberg

The future of work: A hybrid work model

By Christie Smith, 30 April 2021, Accenture

Atlassian, Grab and Slack leaders on why it’s time for a leadership revolution

By Nina Hendy, 29 April 2021, Slack

Rewriting the future of work with hybrid workplaces

By Vishy Narayanan and Lawrence Goldstone, 22 April 2021, PWC

Why Working From Home Will Stick

By Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, 22 April 2021, Becker Friedman Institute

The evidence is in: working from home is a failed experiment

By Gene Marks, 08 April 2021, The Guardian

Work-at-Home After Covid-19 – Our Forecast

By Kate Lister, President of Global Workplace Analytics

Why toxic workplace cultures follow you home

By Hannah Hickok, Published 5th April 2021, BBC

New trend? 3 reasons why you need a Chief Remote Officer

By IG&H, undated, IG&H

The staying power of the stay-at-home economy

By Erica Pandey, 1 April 2021, Axios

The remote-working revolution: how to get it right

By The Economist Team, 1 April 2021, The Economist

The Future of Remote Work

By Simon Sinek, 26 March 2021, Simon Sinek

The Next Great Disruption Is Hybrid Work—Are We Ready?

By Microsoft’s Team, 22 March 2021, Microsoft 2021 Work Trend Index

The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Offices

By Lizzie Davey, 21 March 2021, Alliance Virtual Offices

How CEOs And Workers Feel About Working Remotely Or Returning To The Office

By Jack Kelly, Published Mar 19, 2021, Forbes

Michael Dell: ‘Yes, Remote Working Is Absolutely Here To Stay’

By Mark Haranas, 17 March 2021, CRN

COVID Killed the Traditional Workplace. What Should Companies Do Now?

By Dina Gerdeman, Published 08 Mar 2021, Harvard Business School

Google customizes Workspace for frontline workers

By Stephanie Condon, 01 March 2021, ZD Net

7 Foldable Desks That Turn Any Blank Wall into a Home Office

By Jessica Bennett, 08 February 2021, Better Homes & Gardens

An employers’ guide on working from home in response to the outbreak of COVID-19

Geneva: International Labour Office, 2020

The Home as Workplace: A Challenge for Housing Research

by John Doling & Rowan Arundel, 04 December 2020, Taylor and Francis

What’s next for remote work: An analysis of 2,000 tasks, 800 jobs, and nine countries

November 23, 2020, McKinsey Global Institute

Tech Workers Are Moving, Willing To Take Pay Cut To WFH: Report

By Mark Haranas, 20 November 2020, CRN

Working from Home Charter

By ACTU Team, 17 November 2020, ACTU

Entire Youtube Studio Setup ON ONE DESK!

By DSLR Video Shooter, 23 October 2020, DSLR Video Shooter

The Future of Jobs Report 2020

By Klaus Schwab, 20 October 2020, Weforum

Slack put 5 remote-working myths under the microscope. Here’s what it found

By Victoria Masterson, 19 October 2020, World Economic Forum

Workplace 2021: The new hybrid office model

By Shelley Dempsey, 19 October 2020, Australian Institut of Company Director

Generation Work-From-Home May Never Recover

By Amanda Mull, 15 October 2020, The Atlantic (Magazine)

Virtual First Toolkit: How to communicate effectively

By Dropbox Team, 13 October 2020, Blog Dropbox

Working from home 101: Every remote worker’s guide to the essential tools for telecommuting

By Greg Nichols, 13 October 2020, ZD Net

Has the future of the office changed forever?

By Jewel Topsfield, 10 October 2020, The Sydney Morning Herald

Moving beyond remote: Workplace transformation in the wake of Covid-19

By the team at Slack, 7 October 2020, Slack

Literature Review on Parameters Related to Work-From-Home (WFH) Arrangements

By Nektarios Karanikas & John Paul Cauchi, 2 October 2020, QUT

Americans might never come back to the office, and Twitter is leading the charge.

By Elizabeth Dwoskin, 1 October 2020, The Washington Post

The Future of Your Office Is in a VR Headset

By The Wall Street Journal, 30 September 2020, The Wall Street Journal

How COVID-19 will change our homes

By Peter Barrett, 28 September 2020, Royal Automotive Club of Victoria

How to avoid burnout when working from home

By Tianna Nadalin, 21 September 2020, Royal Automotive Club of Victoria

The case against hybrid working

By Capucine Yeomans, 15 September 2020, LinkedIn

Suburban businesses benefiting from coronavirus ‘work from home’ culture

By ABC News Australia, 12 September 2020, ABC News Australia

Has coronavirus and working from home given us the biggest productivity increase of the century?

By John Quiggin, 07 September 2020, ABC News

The Future of Remote Working

By Leah Kinthaert, 03 September 2020, The Observer

Share your experiences of returning to the workplace after lockdown

By Guardian community team, 21 August 2020, The Guardian

How COVID-19 and remote work will influence unified communications and collaboration

By Raul Castanon-Martinez, 07 August 2020, 451 Research

Remote Work is a Success. What’s Next?

By Alex Dunham, 01 August 2020, Workdesign

How To Set Up A Home Office

by Harry Emerson, 10 July 2020, Infinity Dish

Online Office Safety: 11 Work At Home Security Tips

by Harry Emerson, 10 July 2020, Infinity Dish

The 68-square-foot Zen Work Pod is a tiny office for the backyard designed to minimize distractions working from home

by Mary Meisenzahl, 8 July 2020, Insider

Covid-19: is working from home really the new normal?

By The Economist, 26 June 2020, The Economist

Inexpensive Video Conferencing Lighting Solutions

By Dustin Smith, 20 June 2020, Lifesize

How Many Jobs Can be Done at Home?

By Jonathan Dingel & Brent Neiman, 19 June 2020, Becker Friedman Institute

What if You Don’t Want to Go Back to the Office?

By Maria Cramer and Mihir Zaveri, 31 May 2020, The New York Times

Manhattan Faces a Reckoning if Working From Home Becomes the Norm

By Matthew Haag, 12 May 2020, The New York Times

Why are some people better at working from home than others?

By Meredith Turits, 9 May 2020, BBC

Balancing work and life under one roof

By Christina Hegele, 22 April 2020, Microsoft

How to combat poor at-home work posture

By Stephanie Mansour, 22 April 2020, CNN

How to Work from Home During Coronavirus | How to Work from Home Effectively

By Lyida Raynier, 15 April 2020, Linda Raynier

Setting up for remote working

By Nicole Murphy, 14 April 2020, Australian Government – Digital Transformation Agency

Companies scrambled to set up virtual workspaces. Is this the future?

By Edmund L. Andrews, 8 April 2020, Stanford Engineering

The Ultimate Guide to Working From Home

By Jennifer Cook, 8 April 2020, Investopedia

Remote Work: 20 Ways to Engage and Connect with Your Remote Employees

By Smarp, 8 April 2020, Smarp

How to Look and Feel Better on Zoom Calls

By Louise Henry, 6 April 2020, Youtube – Louise Henry

Look good and sound great on videos from home (Zoom video conferences too!)

By Chris Nicholas, 1 April 2020, DPReview

How To Look Good on Video Calls | Zoom FaceTime Skype | Blogger Secrets!

By Angela, 31 March 2020, HotandFlashy

What do I need to work from home due to coronavirus?

By Jack Schofield, 19 March 2020, The Guardian

Top 10 Work from Home Productivity Tips (and How to Not Go Crazy!)

By Pat Flynn, 19 March 2020, Pat Flynn – Smart Passive Income

Working From Home During The Coronavirus Pandemic: What You Need To Know

By Vicky Valet, 12 March 2020, Forbes

How to Actually Work…When You’re Working from Home

By Paige Cohen, 12 March 2020, Harvard Business Review

Work From Home Readiness Checklist

By Meredith Hart, 11 March 2020, Owl Labs

Why working from home is good for business

By Matt Mullenweg, 15 January 2020, TED Talks

9 Ways To Stay Motivated When You Work From Home – Productivity Tips

By Philip VanDusen, 23 July 2019, Philip VanDusen

Digital labour platforms and the future of work Towards decent work in the online world

By Janine Berg – Marianne Furrer – Ellie Harmon – Uma Rani – M Six Silberman, 2018, International Labour Organization

The (Ugly) Truth About Working at Home

By Cathrin Manning, 8 December 2017, Cathrin Manning Blogger – The Content Bug

How to Feel More Connected When Your Whole Team Works Remotely

By Belle Beth Cooper, 26 February 2015, Lifehacker

The power of introverts

By Susan Cain, 15 February 2012, TED Talks

Remote workers aren’t going anywhere – literally

By Deborah L. Cohen, 27 August 2009, Reuters