A note from our editors
A warm welcome to the first issue of FutuHRe Magazine, our new quarterly digital magazine focused on the Future@Work.
In this issue, we look at the future of recruiting as it becomes more technologically savvy, from both employers and candidates' viewpoint. Then, we investigate companies around the world that are renovating and reimaging their office spaces, and how Vietnamese enterprises can follow suit.
Our Country Director, Ms. Thanh Le also offers her advice to leaders looking for a smooth shift to a hybrid working model.
Further into this issue, see how you can shorten your tech recruiting process and connect with better hires; how your body language helps display your interest and build relations in the virtual environment; and our top trends from the world of work.
Download the PDF version of FutuHRe Magazine here.
Online Hiring & Onboarding: Human Touch Stays Fundamental in the Digital Revolution
Ms. Trang Bui
Cushman & Wakefield Vietnam
It’s a business challenge that requires an integrated approach from real estate, human resources, finance, and technology leadership. These departments need to work cooperatively as the organization defines the brand, builds culture, develops and refines policies, and creates reputation capital.
Read on to see how offices are changing to keep up with the challenges of hybrid work.
Adecco Vietnam - The shift to hybrid work
We’re approaching the two-year anniversary of the first Covid-19 lockdowns – and the start of a new era for the world of work. Many people with desk jobs have been working remotely for almost two years, on and off, now. These workers are worn out, physically and mentally.
Work-from-home burnout is a global phenomenon, so much so that the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a new warning for companies, lawmakers, and employees this month. If companies and employees don’t collectively manage remote working, a work-from-home model can create hazardous conditions, putting employees’ health at risk.
“Which way the pendulum swings depends entirely on whether governments, employers, and workers work together,” Maria Neira, director of the department of environment, climate change, and health at the WHO, said. Read more here.
Can you make new friends and forge strong bonds with new colleagues when all your communications are digital?
Most adults are likely to make friends at work over any other place, according to Gallup research.
But with so many workplaces moving to the virtual space, one Boston Magazine piece argues that it may become even more difficult to make new friends. With remote work, gone are the days of water cooler chats or lunchtime gossip.
"Work gives us social connections, professional friends, personal friends,” says Tsedal Neeley, a professor at the Harvard Business School. She sums it up in one word: nourishment.
Read the full piece in Boston Magazine.