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The Unseen Team

Posted by denise on 19 November 2012 | 0 Comments

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The workplace and how people do work is changing fast.   Technological advancement has meant that we are seeing a shift from people who are physically located together to more ‘remote’ ways of working.   The changing workforce with it’s differing needs and expectations is a key driver.  More employers are adopting flexible and diverse work practices as part of attraction and retention strategies.  Employers for whom this is simply ‘business as usual’ working understand the business benefits; the ability to recruit from a wider talent pool, reduced footprint in terms of physical office space.   

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2060 : The Future of Work

Posted by Denise on 19 June 2011 | 0 Comments

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"It's life Jim, but not as we know it"...

Recently I took part in a ‘Frame the Future’ workshop run by Nelson City Council (NCC) about what the region in which I live, Nelson/Tasman in New Zealand, would look like in 2060.  It was interesting, and challenging, to try and step into the shoes of people who would be living and working here.  A range of vision statements started to emerge; ‘big city opportunities with small village values’, ‘seamless living between work and personal’, ‘a people  and environment centered community’.  Common, themes  of self-reliance, culture, environmental impact, recreation and equity emerged.

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