Remote Working

Insights on the Metaverse Global Market to 2030 - Rising Demand for Work fr...
businesswire.com - 3d
According to this report the metaverse market was valued at $41.9 billion in 2020, and is estimated to reach $1,237.0 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 40.4% from 2021 to 2030. Metaverse platforms are a virtual three-dimensional extension of the internet and social media platforms. Metaverse...
While You’re in the Air, Pilots’ Key Partners May Be Working From Home
nytimes.com - 1d
Millions of people boarded flights this summer, eager for an escape more than two years into a stifling pandemic. What many may not have realized is that at least some of the dispatchers who planned and managed those flights — mapping out routes, monitoring weather forecasts and more — were doing...
BHR Interview: Tips For Working From Home With Kids
bamboohr.com - 4d
Regardless of whether you have kids of your own, being a leader in HR with a remote workforce means you’ll likely need to support employees who are juggling professional responsibilities with the task of looking after children. Luckily, providing that support doesn’t require being a parent...
Managers distrust employees who work from home, reveals Microsoft
personneltoday.com - 3d
Bosses worry that employees working from home aren’t being as productive as they could be, while workers believe the opposite, according to new research from Microsoft. The software giant surveyed 20,000 employees across 11 countries. Although 87% of staff felt they worked as, or more, efficiently...

Future of HR

WorkLab Voices: Learn the Secrets of the Future of Work
microsoft.com - 4d
What He Does · Bohan is dedicated to making the best products through an exceptional understanding of human beings. “We want to understand human interaction holistically—emotionally, cognitively, and physically—to create harmonious experiences that poetically flow across users’ mind and body.”...
Microsoft's Latest Work Trend Index Urges To End Productivity Paranoia
forbes.com - 3d
Since the pandemic's start, Microsoft invested in a series of studies aiming at measuring where leaders and employees are in their expectations around the future of work. This week, Microsoft published its latest study focused on hybrid work. Microsoft surveyed 20,000 people in 11 countries and...
Omni-connected Experiences: Reimagining The Future of Work | Accenture
accenture.com - 3d
We gathered inputs over the course of a year—in the market, within our business and with our people—to inform how and where we work. We tapped into this thinking to find out how we could best inspire our people and embed experiences that build trust to unlock their full potential. We applied our...
Stepping Into the Future of Work
td.org - 5d
In their blog post, “3 Reasons to Rethink Our Use of the Terms Reskilling and Upskilling,” the talent development executives who make up CTDO Next—brought together in their common goal of wanting to shape the future of the profession—write that upskilling and reskilling aren’t sufficient to...

VR for Training

Use of metaverse, AR and VR in aviation training and maintenance
timesofindia.indiatimes.com - 5d
Over the last few decades, aviation has truly become one of the safest and most reliable modes of transport in the world. The industry has seen constant technological advancements, to meet the expectations of the growing number of modern passengers. The digital wave has brought about significant...
Boeing, Red 6 to Advance Fighter Pilot Training with Augmented Reality
prnewswire.com - 5d
WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The future of advanced fighter pilot training is leaping into the virtual world as Boeing ( NYSE: BA) and augmented reality developer Red 6 announced they are collaborating to develop leading edge aerial dogfighting technology and training in advanced...
New Training Program Uses Virtual Reality Simulations to Address the Electr...
prnewswire.com - 4d
New simulations from Transfr will be used by colleges, workforce organizations, and employers to create pathways to careers in electrical construction NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Transfr, a skills training platform best known for pioneering the use of virtual reality to simulate...
Novant Health launches VR training
healthcareitnews.com - 4d
The voice-activated, immersive virtual reality leadership training is designed to help leaders approach sensitive issues with their teams and is inspired by "Talking Taboo: Making the Most of Polarizing Discussions at Work," authored by Dr. Alex Alonso, SHRM-SCP, CKO of the Society for Human...

Office of the Future

Employee Wellbeing

Tips to Improve Workplace Wellbeing Right Now
sitepronews.com - 4d
The world is not a happy place right now. As the effects of climate change and other factors combine to create an increasingly difficult environment for life on Earth, it’s more important than ever that we look after our employees. But how do we do this? How can we help employees feel better at...
Employers are not providing the wellbeing support that employees want
thehrdirector.com - 2d
Research carried out by Towergate Health & Protection among 500 HR decision makers shows that many employers are missing the mark with their health and wellbeing support. Social wellbeing is now the most widely provided support for employees, but mental health support is the most wanted. Debra...
Workplace isolation, loneliness and wellbeing at work: The mediating role o...
sciencedirect.com - 2d
Despite the negative impact of social isolation on wellbeing, research has yet to address how organisations may mitigate the effects of workplace isolation and loneliness. The main objective of the study is to explore the mediating role of task interdependence and supportive behaviours of...
Breathe For Change and Noggin Launch Yoga Friends Series to Support Student...
prnewswire.com - 4d
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe For Change, the leading certifier of educators as experts in social-emotional learning, mindfulness, wellness, and yoga, has partnered with Noggin, Nickelodeon's interactive learning platform, to co-create Yoga Friends, a series that pairs...

AI in the Workplace

How Innovative Companies Are Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Gain An ...
mention.com - 5d
There was a time when someone heard the term artificial intelligence they associated it with science fiction franchises like Terminator or The Matrix. But AI is no longer science fiction. In 2022, it has become a science fact. But the artificial intelligence we’re dealing with on a daily basis...
The Fundamental Difference Between Machine Learning And Artificial Intellig...
forbes.com - 4d
What is the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning, and when would you use one over the other? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Douglas Rushkoff, author of...
HR Magazine - Majority of businesses lack necessary AI skills
hrmagazine.co.uk - 4d
Despite 44% of firms wanting to invest in AI technology, research from analytics company SAS showed 63% of businesses lacked staff with the necessary AI skills. A further 61% didn't have enough staff to deliver the benefits of AI. The problem was worsened by businesses not knowing which skills...
auxi: Implementing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Real-Lif...
thefastmode.com - 6d
Everyone is excited about building an AI for everything. Truth is - everyone is far from reality. The best way to build good and reliable products is in fact avoiding the use of machine learning if you can. The best products are simple and just get the job done. Now, if you need ML to do the task...