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Recreating Water Cooler Moments Online

Casual interactions are a natural way for humans to connect, especially when in an office environment. Whether it’s grabbing a coffee in the kitchen first thing, or throwing around concepts over the office water cooler, some of the most creative, profitable business ideas have come from these interactions.

The Remote Internship

By Iain Stuart on October 27, 2020 in Best practice, Remote work

So how has the world of work changed here within QA at ClearPeople since the lockdown in March because of COVID19, and we all had to work remotely?

Successful remote working is so much more than just Zoom or MS Teams

By Barry Wakelin on September 17, 2020 in Atlas, Knowledge management, Remote work

So, like everyone else, you’ve been forced into adopting Teams, Zoom or some other collaboration platform to enable your business to survive and thrive in 2020 and beyond.

How to Create a Productive Remote Workforce: 5 practical tips for employers

Every business is a simple collection of people. All with different interests, passions, ideas and workstyles. Ensuring those individuals can work together productively, and as one, is always a challenge for even the most experienced HR professional.

Brave New World

“How beauteous mankind is!

O brave new world

That has such people in't!”

Some thoughts on working from home

By Barry Wakelin on March 26, 2020 in Digital workspace, Remote work

It’s an oft-repeated comment, but we really are having to learn to live our lives in ways that are as novel as Covid-19 itself. How long we’ll have to do so remains something of a mystery but with no vaccine in sight, we can assume that it’s going to be for longer than we might perhaps like. So, how am I managing my self-isolation and what might be the upsides?

We’re all remote workers now!

By Sarah Major on March 25, 2020 in Remote work

Like many people starting a new job, I had ‘first day of school’ nerves for the first few days. I spent time learning about my new workplace and getting to know my colleagues. I looked forward to the lunch breaks to be shared with the team and the getting-to-know-you moments with those who sit near me.

Remote workshopping – How to engage and interact successfully

As we are entering a new situation where working from home is becoming more and more needed, in some instances required, collaborating remotely is essential. Undertaking administrative work from home can be simple but how do you engage with groups of people that you require input from at the same time?

Our Best Practices When Working from Home

In the wake of all the changes and uncertainty associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, ClearPeople are working hard to keep our spirits up and our business running as smoothly as possible given the circumstances. We are lucky that the digital workspace is what we do for a living, and we already give most employees the option of working from home up to three days per week as part of our wellbeing and flexibility benefits, so in many ways we were well-prepared for a “new normal”.

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