During the early stages of the pandemic “Working from Home” was a positive and really convenient idea. We adopted tools for collaborative work, but we weren’t prepared enough for this new way of working. In fact, a worldwide survey commissioned by Asana has found that almost 80% of Australians survey respondents suffered from burnout at least once in 2020. Many people are still working from home, which could lead to expectations of them being… Read More »80% of Aussies suffered from burnout in 2020. Here’s how to prevent it.
The workforces of tomorrow are looking completely different. From a tight unit on-the-ground, to large and geographically-dispersed teams composed of both full-time and part-time staff. Don’t know how to stay on top of them all? Subscribe for the latest information from Xrosswork!
Managing remote teams has been an UNPRECEDENTED challenge for most leaders in the past year. Until now, we still can’t put a date to when it is safe for some of us to go back to the office. While it is always preferable to establish clear remote-work policies and training in advance, in times of crisis or other rapidly changing circumstances, this level of preparation may not be feasible. So,… Read More »How to Connect and Manage Remote Teams the SMART way
For years, we have been saying that it is important to have an equitable and fair working environment. Yet why are we still so far from making it a reality? How does discovering opportunities for employees has anything to do with it? So, What Do We Mean By Discovering Employee Opportunity Discovering employee opportunities is to give employees the autonomy in choosing which opportunity they would like to pursue in… Read More »Why Discover Opportunities for Employees, Not the Other Way Around.
8 months ago, we were told to absorb what we would typically do in a communal office space into our comfortable homes. I think most of us can say that, we don’t REALLY need to be together in the same space to be doing our work. We can perform well under a dispersed arrangement. Now, how about taking it a notch up? Have you thought about working from anywhere? Can we… Read More »Working from Anywhere – Everything You Need to Know
Organisational HR processes are designed to attract, develop, motivate, and retain productive, engaged employees. One common way companies take to develop their talent is through providing employee training – whether it be sending them on formalised courses, or even to acquire a degree at the top business school. It is a great initiative to retain and engage valuable employees, but not enough to ensure the long-term success of the organisation. In fact,… Read More »How to Develop Talents without Forced Employee Training
Workforce Management is a popularising notion in the office. What started out as a method of staff scheduling has since grown into a framework that can help businesses improve time management, forecast workloads and required staff, bring employees into the scheduling process, and offer analytical insights into the workforce. But what exactly is workforce management? Why is it important and why should you care? What are some common pitfalls? How is… Read More »What is & How to Workforce Management? With Essential Tips.
Why should we design a digital workplace now? A digital workplace is necessary to ensure that all employees thrive when they work remotely. Research from the United Nations International Labor Organization found that remote working can leave employees more susceptible to working longer hours when they work remotely. Therefore, a higher chance of burnout and more stress. In fact, many workers actually rely on the office for structure and connectivity.… Read More »How to Design Digital Workplaces Post-Covid19