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Back to the Future: How the Office will Evolve After the Pandemic

Back to the Future: How the Office will Evolve After the Pandemic

Back to the Future: How the office will evolve after the pandemicThe office has evolved in form and function over the centuries; from hierarchical clusters and cubicle labyrinths to aesthetically pleasing open plan design, collaboration spaces and hot desking....

Diversity Hiring: How Inclusion Can Help Your Organization Thrive

Diversity Hiring: How Inclusion Can Help Your Organization Thrive

Diversity Hiring: How Inclusion Can Help Your Organisation ThriveIn an article I read recently, I really like the way described inclusion: Inclusion is acceptance, the feeling of confidence and affection, belonging, affinity, and the notion of having power. All of...

How to Manage, Engage and Motivate a Hybrid Workforce Long-Term

How to Manage, Engage and Motivate a Hybrid Workforce Long-Term

How to Manage, Engage and Motivate a Hybrid Workforce Long-TermAlmost a year-and-a-half into the pandemic, we’ve heard and seen it all. All of us were forced to work from home at an instant notice, some of us went back to office occasionally after the first wave...

Imagining the post-pandemic future of workplace design

Imagining the post-pandemic future of workplace design

Imagining the post-pandemic future of workplace designIt has been year since the pandemic disrupted our lives in unimaginable ways. Everything from getting a morning coffee to travelling on an airplane to gathering in public spaces has changed. There is a sense of...

Fun fact: The unusual story behind the ANSR logo

Fun fact: The unusual story behind the ANSR logo

Fun fact: The unusual story behind the ANSR logoSmitha Hemmigae Head of Marketing, ANSRWhat’s in a logo? After all, isn’t it just a graphic that identifies a brand? Not really. More than just being the most recognizable visual representation of a brand, a logo is the...

100% Work from Home: Is it sustainable in the long run?

100% Work from Home: Is it sustainable in the long run?

100% Work from Home: Is it sustainable in the long run? In June 2020, Google  announced that it will allow employees across the world to choose the work from home (WFH) option at least until June 2021. TCS  too announced that it aims to have 75% of its global...

Will safety supersede collaboration in the modern workspace?

Will safety supersede collaboration in the modern workspace?

Will safety supersede collaboration in the modern workspace?  In June this year, estimates by Fitch Ratings revealed that organizations across the globe may see a revenue slump of more than $5 trillion in 2020 due to the lockdown to curb the spread of the pandemic....

How will the workspace of the future be?

How will the workspace of the future be?

How will the workspace of the future be?In the modern workspace that places equal importance on collaboration and hygiene, new materials and new zones will be introduced into a space that is flexible, customizable and integrated with IoT. Here’s what Workspace By ANSR...

Return to work: 20 workspace best-practices to implement

Return to work: 20 workspace best-practices to implement

Return to work: 20 workspace best-practices to implementAs workplaces prepare to welcome employees back, employers have the task of ensuring safe working conditions and processes. Checking all the right boxes can help you not only protect your workforce, but drive...

3 important reasons to take a break when working from home

3 important reasons to take a break when working from home

3 important reasons to take a break when working from homeWorking from home, which has become mainstream amid COVID-19, has its fair share of advocates and critics. In the pre-pandemic world, the occasional work from home (WFH) used to be viewed as a privilege by...