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21st Century Work Life - remote working, virtual teams and flexible working


Enjoy our episodes on how the world of work (and our attitude to work) is changing. 
And every other week, we talk specifically about working in virtual teams. 

For more on our services, check out www.virtualnotdistant.com

Dec 21, 2016

Introduction

If you work in a virtual team, or are a remote worker or are just interested in making the world of work as great as it can be, join us in Virtual Team Talk.
A new podcast on evidence-based practice in organisations http://www.futureworkcentre.com/what-we-do/education/evidencetalks/

Virtual Coffee with Lisette and Pilar

05:30mins
30 Nov Entrepreneur on Fire http://www.eofire.com/podcast/lisettesutherland/

The virus that goes into your calendar.

Using online conferences as development opportunities for your group or team and being mindful of how to use the chat space.

Using an external event as an internal development opportunity.

Lisette recommends this app to recruit for virtual teams http://www.indivizo.com/ and she has some questions to ask yourself if you're recruiting.

Has much moved on in the world of work?

Companies That Got Rid Of Performance Ratings Aren’t Doing So Well, Sadly
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/long-live-the-performance-review_us_5772ca2ce4b0eb90355c8b05

The 'T' word... And we need to ask ourselves, what kind of leaders are people looking for in organisations? Do they feel like THEY are being listened to?

Didn't like this headline, though article is good: How Microsoft Used an Office Move to Boost Collaboration
https://hbr.org/2016/10/how-microsoft-used-an-office-move-to-boost-collaboration

Quite liked this article too:
http://digiday.com/agencies/ad-agency-hot-desking/

Daily commute of two hours – reality for 3.7m UK workers
https://www.theguardian.com/money/2016/nov/18/daily-commute-of-two-hours-reality-for-37m-uk-workers

10 Workplace Trends You'll See in 2017
http://www.forbes.com/sites/danschawbel/2016/11/01/workplace-trends-2017/#6954cfed3457

Some headlines we'd like to see in 2017.

We go back to our list of Words We'd Like to See Disappear in 2016 to see if any have disappeared...
http://virtualnotdistant.com/2016/