Working life after Covid…

The pandemic has hit many people hard and heading back to work involves a huge mental shift. With so many unprecedented challenges, organisations around the world have had to act swiftly to safeguard employees and move to new ways of working. Working life after the pandemic was never expected to fully go back to what…

How are people coping

When we saw in the New Year with fireworks and celebration, no one expected that 2020 would bring us a global pandemic and throw our entire lives into limbo, and yet here we are almost 12 weeks in. Covid-19 or coronavirus has seen the world grind to a halt, and many countries, including the UK,…

The benefits to working from home

If you were asked, “What would you prefer: Working from home or going to an office?”, what would your answer have been, prior to the corona virus outbreak? According to FlexJobs 2019 Annual Survey, when asked, most people said they would want the advantage of working from home. Remote working remains the flexible work option…

Keeping remote employees engaged

When it comes to running a successful business, there is one element that needs to be understood among all others; knowing how to engage your employees. It’s important to recognise why people do the work they do, and what drives them to do it. When managers understand the level of dedication their employees have for…

Virtual Team Building Activities For Remote Teams

Thanks to innovative technology, the global work environment has seen a colossal shift over the last few years, with even more changes rapidly evolving now. We are very fortunate to have to this technology at our fingertips, especially with UK employees currently stuck working from home. I consider myself as very fortunate, for being exposed…

How to build trust in remote teams

Most organisations strive to produce high performing teams; groups of goal orientated individuals with focused expertise and complementary skills who collaborate, innovate and produce consistently superior results. Pursuing performance through shared leadership, open communication and clear role expectations. Creating a high-performing team is challenging enough, when said teams are then forced to work from home…

Keep calm and work from home

At MyPeople, we are very fortunate to work in an organisation where flexible working is normalised and encouraged. However, for many organisations, working from home on a wide scale will be a first-time experiment. Keeping employees engaged and productivity up, maintaining a healthy work-life balance and learning to nurture ongoing business relationships using different strategies…