Future of Work
Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, last week said “The future of work is flexibility” suggesting that most Googlers would be working three days in the office and two days somewhere else.
Acknowledging that for more than 20 years, employees had been “coming to the office to solve interesting problems — in a cafe, around a whiteboard, or during a pickup game of beach volleyball…” it contrasted in tone with the piece by Washingtonian Media’s chief exec, who seemed to suggest that managers might not provide remote workers with the same status and benefits as full-time employees.
You’ll find more on the backlash this created, below, as well as great pieces on hyper-personalisation, and mind-reading at work.
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“How do we get the next 10 years right?”
It has been shown that implementing technologies that offer hyper-personalisation in the workplace can help improve employee productivity, reduce time wasted completing tasks as well as improve the relationship between employees and their employers.
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