Outbreak Jump-Starts ‘Work from Home’

In one month, working from home has turned from a luxury for many office workers in Thailand to a necessity. While the transition is hampered by buggy video conferencing programmes, missed communications and unanswered emails, some office heads like the new concept, saying it can actually increase efficiency and keep workers happy.

The Return of Centralised Workspaces with Tech and Well-being

Developers and analysts predict the return of centralised workspaces, with tech and well-being given greater consideration Despite the coronavirus igniting the trend of remote working, analysts see minimal impact on office properties, saying the market can withstand the pandemic with more stringent safety and hygiene standards. Suphin Mechuchep, managing director of property consultant JLL, acknowledged… Continue reading The Return of Centralised Workspaces with Tech and Well-being

80% Singapore want to Work from Home or More Flexibility

Daily commutes and fear of getting Covid-19 among top concerns of those surveyed. After several months of having to work from home due to Covid-19, the novelty might have worn off, but the practice seems to have caught on. Eight out of 10 workers now say they¬†prefer to ‘Work from Home‘¬†or have flexible working arrangements,… Continue reading 80% Singapore want to Work from Home or More Flexibility

Kimpton launches ‘Chief Virtual Learning Officer’ Remote Learning Program

In response to a post-pandemic surge in remote schooling, Kimpton is offering families access to an on-site chief virtual learning officer at select hotels this fall. According to Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, a property’s chief virtual learning officer is “available to help with all virtual learning needs.” Parents can call the front desk to request… Continue reading Kimpton launches ‘Chief Virtual Learning Officer’ Remote Learning Program