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The Smartway2 Work Blog

Tips, tricks & insights for a better workplace

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6 Office Essentials You Need for Working from Home 

Have you struggled to get your job done remotely over the past year? If so, you’re not alone. Many people had never worked from home full-time, or worked from home at all, prior to COVID-19 forcing a remote modality last spring, so this has been an adjustment for...

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The Ultimate Guide to Different Types of Workspaces

Regardless of whether your workplace is configured with cubicles, separate offices or an open plan layout, within every office, there is the potential for numerous types of workspace. As many people start planning their return to the office following more than a year...

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Sustainable Facilities Managers are Ideal Change-Agents

Sustainable facilities managers have a critically important role in their own companies but also globally. They have the ability to positively impact the environment by making crucial changes in their organizations, from daily operations to new building decisions,...

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Adaptable Offices

Is your office adaptable? Can you convert your office layout quickly to accommodate the changing needs of your workforce? Or, do you have more of a traditional office space that is fixed and hard to change? With a hybrid work model, which allows employees to divide...

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74 of the Best Apps to Improve Your Team’s Productivity

Considering the sheer number of different apps that exist to help manage a remote workforce, it can be overwhelming to choose which one is right for your company. This post is designed to ease the stress associated with determining the correct app for your needs and...

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Best Practices for Managing a Remote Team

Research has shown the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to have a geologic impact on the future of work, irreparably shifting the way many people perform their jobs. Remote work will become a permanent element for many companies, and as a result, figuring out the best way...

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Workplace Flexibility: What is it? Why is it Important?

Flexibility in the workplace is becoming increasingly important and has only been heightened because of COVID-19. With so many people forced to work from home over the past year during the pandemic, research has shown workers prefer the flexibility a remote schedule...

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What makes going into the office worth the commute?

In a post-covid work environment, where research has shown hybrid work is going to be an option for many members of the workforce, the question is this: what makes it worth going into the office? After more than a year of proving to employers that remote work is...

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Is the 9-5 office routine finally dead?

The way we do work is likely to change for many of us in a post-COVID-19 world. Because of public health concerns, with so many employees across the globe granted the ability to work from home amid the pandemic, recent research has shown it seems some type of hybrid...

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Hot Offices

Are “hot offices” the future? According to Amazon’s Web Services CEO Andy Jassy, the answer is yes. We’ll get to the details of Jassy’s comments and Amazon’s strategy in just a minute, but first, for those of you unfamiliar with exactly what a “hot office” is, let us...

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Tools for Engaging Remote Teams

There is no denying that remote work will be more prevalent as the workforce rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, many predict hybrid work, which will allow a combination of traditional in-office work combined with work from home will be the way of the...

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