The burden of getting people successfully back together ‘will fall to middle managers, who will effectively become transition mentors’. Illustration: Getty

Patrick and Jane are both team leaders at a growing multinational IT company in Dublin. It is currently paying high rent on empty offices in the city (...)

‘The return needs to be reflected on and it needs to be thoughtful.’ Photograph: Getty

With a significant proportion of Irish workplaces expected to reopen by September, many organisations are already well down the road of planning what (...)

Full detachment from work, physical and psychological, is hard to achieve and can cause fatigue and potential burnout.

The online jobs search company Indeed has a global workforce of 10,000 people. About 1,000 of them are based in Ireland and work across all areas of t(...)

‘To not anticipate workplaces that are proofed against future pandemics is to go right back to the blind spot from which we all started.’

Will Covid-19 bring about the end of the office? It’s a question some businesses are considering as they look at ways to return to something like norm(...)

The business models and working patterns of many organisations have changed, maybe forever.

For the last three weeks, the facilities manager for a large tech company headquartered in one of Dublin’s business parks has been giving the company’(...)

Enforced remote working can mean that those who are less comfortable with technology are thrown in at the deep end. Photograph: Getty Images

Working from home sounds great in theory, but if you’ve never done it before it can take getting used to. For starters the home environment is full of(...)

Often employers are to blame for dissatisfied workers, but few of them look to do anything about addressing the issue unless they have to

We’ve all had experience of working alongside people who have fallen out of love with their job. Blame it on the boss, the role, the unsocial hours, t(...)