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  • Could COVID-19 mark a widespread shift in approaches to work?
  • Could COVID-19 mark a widespread shift in approaches to work?
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What's the future of remote work in America?

With people around the world being urged to socially distance themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic, remote working has fast become a new normal. How can employers bring their staff together (virtually) during this turbulent time, and what are the key challenges remote workers face?

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From Zoom club nights to Houseparty hang-outs, cultural norms have shifted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And it’s not just social calendars that have had to adapt, with self-isolation measures forcing employers to embrace remote working on a massive scale. “We are living in unprecedented times. There is no playbook that exists. Leaders need to effectively lead a workforce that is anxious and uncertain,” explains Vipula Gandhi, a managing partner at Gallup. [1] Of course, working from home is hardly new – in 2017, an estimated eight million Americans worked remotely full-time, while 43% did so ...



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