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The Instant Group has announced that it will merge Davinci Virtual Office Solutions into its flexible workspace marketplace.  Through this merger, The Instant Group will become the world’s leading aggregator for virtual offices.  Salt Lake City-based Davinci Virtual Office Solutions offers virtual office and live receptionist services. Through the new...
Employees quit in droves last year because they wanted more for themselves; better flexibility, more benefits, and higher pay.   The Great Resignation hasn’t just been a leisurely movement though — many workers’ circumstances have forced them to quit.   Workers’ lives have been at risk because they didn’t have access to...
A new report from PayScale reveals a reality that has plagued equality in the workplace for decades: women consistently make less than men for doing the same work.   Released on Equal Pay Day, the 2022 Gender Pay Gap Report showed that women make 82 cents for every dollar made...
Today, we focus on the starting point. You sit at your desk to work in the morning, and you’re immediately confronted by a welcoming committee—the mess you left on your desk yesterday. There could be papers strewn about, or last night’s cups or plates or takeout containers piled on top...
Research and advisory firm Info-Tech Research Group has released the findings of its 2022 trends report, which highlights how to support IT workers in the new normal.   According to the “IT Talent Trends 2022” report of IT workers from across 12 countries and 18 industries, prioritizing the employee experience,...
Isolation for prolonged periods can have devastating effects on your mental and physical health–even for introverted people, who generally prefer to be alone.  It is also essential to have some alone time, even if that isn’t your general preference; Overstimulation from others can lead to the same problems that...
Over the past two years, millions of people have begun making a full-time living solely on the internet.  Side-hustles are highly desirable, and luckily, the internet contains dozens of options for those looking to make a passive income.   Trying to speed things up through following trends or quick-fix schemes might...
Flexible workspace firm Expansive is growing its product portfolio that will incorporate collaborative spaces dedicated for training, corporate events, and seminars.  Previously, the company has focused on providing large-scale training spaces, but this Collaboration Spaces expansion focuses on servicing smaller “more dedicated training facilities,” according to Sarah Weiss, National...
Microsoft employees started returning to the company’s headquarters over the last few weeks. The tech giant’s post-pandemic hybrid approach aims to provide workers with more workplace flexibility, while still focusing on the remote employee experience.  “It’s counterintuitive,” said Jared Spataro, corporate vice president for Modern Work at Microsoft. “You...
Ride sharing company Lyft has announced that most employees will have the chance to work and live based on their own preference.  According to Kristin Sverchek, president of business affairs at Lyft, the “fully flexible workplace” strategy will help employees choose their own work style in an effort to...