Jan 30, 2020
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What’s going on?
What are the trends for Human
Resources in 2020? Here
are 20 of them, covered in breadth rather than depth - we could
group them under themes of transparency, collaboration (“Slack” is
a trend now apparently!), and making work visible. Interestingly
this is not a list aimed at remote teams, but that’s not
news for collaboration tool deployment:
How Zoom Better Enables Patient
Care, Employee Development at Moffitt Cancer Center
London Ambulance trials phone video
It’s fantastic to see online meeting tools making a difference,
even saving lives, in diverse settings which are so far removed
from our knowledge-worker bubble, and here are two great examples
from the world of medicine.
Templates in MS Teams
- now for medical and all sorts of
other organisations and teams there are prebuilt templates, again
reflecting the differentiation in use of these platforms, and the
need for rapid onboarding and integration of increasingly complex
tools for niche uses.
Top 100 Companies with Remote Jobs
in 2020 - some
surprising ’stealth remote’ employers in this list, and a variety
of industries are also reflected. Do you work remotely for one of
them? We’d love to hear from you!
Study: 64% Of Comms Leaders Would
Use A Virtual PR Agency - A reminder perhaps of how early in adoption
we are, with the corollary that apparently 36% of clients think
this option is still inferior, and the distinction of a ‘virtual
agency’ being a qualitatively different thing is
Development & Networking for Remote - Maya
was happily back in the ‘remote work bubble’ at this online
networking event with Workplaceless, discussing the challenges of
hybrid teams and transitioning - it’s well worth exploring their
upcoming events, and certification programme.