Monday, November 28, 2022

How the Australian co-working industry has changed in ten years

There have been a number of big trends and pivots within the co working industry that have come to the forefront, changing the way businesses and employees utilise co working and office spaces.

One-third of Aussies want to remain working from home every day

The report surveyed a total of 1,000 knowledge workers across Australia about their views on various working arrangements, including remote, hybrid and on-site.

Australians concerned about job and income security due to lockdown

A survey by people2people has revealed that due to the current lockdowns, 1 in 5 employees have been asked to reduce their hours and/or take unpaid leave, and that over a third of Australian employees are worried about their job security and future job search prospects.

Airtasker launches COVID vaccination badge for taskers and customers

Airtasker has launched a COVID-19 vaccination badge for taskers and customers, providing users with the option to show their vaccination status to fellow community members.

Accor launches ‘Work Your Way’ program so as to lure top talent

With Australia and New Zealand on the cusp of reopening to the world, and in readiness for the tourism rebound, Accor has launched a new talent attraction program, Work Your Way, to lure great talent to its workforce that will enrich the tourism industry’s future. Accor needs to bolster its workforce of 18,000 across Australia and New Zealand by up to 15%, whether that’s for a gap year or a career, as lock downs end and borders reopen.

Aternity’s global hybrid work survey reveals that working will remain hybrid

Riverbed | Aternity today announced that 88 per cent of Australian business and IT decision makers believe that at least one quarter of their workforce will remain hybrid post-pandemic, according to the results of the Riverbed | Aternity Hybrid Work Global Survey 2021. In addition, 55 per cent believe that at least half of their workforce will remain hybrid in the future.

Async video leader Loom launches early access to Loom HQ down under

Loom launched early access for the next iteration of its async video platform. The intelligent Loom HQ enables communication, collaboration, and connection at work. The workspace includes an upgraded user experience and brand-new capabilities. It’s built to improve the way teams discover and organize content, share knowledge, and amplify community. As many employers begin to reopen offices, it’s clear the work world has permanently changed. Seventy-four percent of U.S. companies plan to make the move to a hybrid model permanent, and 83 percent of workers say hybrid is what they want from employers.

Aussie positivity towards tech for work halved in year two of the pandemic

New research from Infosys, a global player in next-generation digital services and consulting, has found that two years of pandemic-induced reliance on technology for work has altered our relationship with digital apps and services. When asked what they’d like to see the back of respondents stated they were tired of “Zoom video calls” and “being contactable 24/7”.

Awarding winning recruitment agency people2people launches in the UK

Trans-Tasman recruitment agency people2people Recruitment has announced the firm’s expansion into the UK. The multiple award-winning agency specialised in the white collar space will now service global companies and provide talent across ANZ and the UK.

HireVue appoints new Chief Growth Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

HireVue, the video interviewing, assessments, and text-enabled recruiting tools provider appointed a Chief Growth Officer Patrick Morrissey and Chief Marketing Officer Amanda Hahn. Morrisey will lead the company’s drive to catalyze the movement around hiring for clients and job candidates. Marketing, Product, Data Science and I/O psychology divisions will report into Morrissey, enabling innovations to help clients orchestrate talent plans, and allowing interviews to happen on a candidate’s terms, connecting them to the best roles on offer.