Tag: work from home

Why telecommuting may NOT be the future of work

Singapore—With 80 percent of the workforce in Singapore working from home due to the coronavirus, it may be tempting to believe that telecommuting is here to stay. After all, even tech giants such as Twitter, Facebook and Spotify are making the move to work...

Twitter announces ‘work from home forever’ a possibility for some employees. But it’s not as ideal as you think

In an article on Channel News Asia, husband and wife team – Gregor and Crystal Lim-Lange – and co-founders of Forest Wolf which is described on their website as a company that provides “future-ready leadership development & training,” gave their insights on the possibility...

Work from home innovations: wearable video conference background made of cardboard

Tokyo – What started out as a joke became a business opportunity for one Twitter user who created a wearable background for video calls made out of cardboard. With many companies implementing a work-from-home schedule for their employees, video conferencing has become the go-to medium...

8 out of 10 people hope to work from home after circuit breaker

Singapore -- Eight out of 10 people hope to work from home (WFH) after the circuit breaker measures are lifted, according to a survey reported in mothership.sg on Wednesday (April 29). A survey by start-up EngageRocket, the Singapore Human Resources Institute and the Institute for Human Resources...

StarHub customers hit by disruption during ongoing circuit breaker

As Singapore spent another day on Wednesday (April 15) in the month-long circuit breaker measure to prevent the spread of Covid-19, StarHub customers began to have network problems from late morning at a time when they were supposed to work from home or do...

Why ‘Work From Home’ isn’t the dream we all thought it would be

Singapore—On paper, it sounds ideal, doesn’t it? Working from home means being productive and continuing to earn a salary without having to step outside the comfort of your home, or bathing, or taking off your pyjamas, or brushing your teeth or putting on deodorant....