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The 'ghost colleagues' of the remote workplace

The 'ghost colleagues' of the remote workplace

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Remote working during the pandemic shrank employees' worlds

The rituals of office work used to mean communication with colleagues was a given. Now, fewer than 30% of knowledge workers work from the office every day.

Employees that switched to remote work became less connected. Groups also became static as workers focused on existing...

The pandemic forced an abrupt change to remote work

Before the pandemic, workers constantly interacted with colleagues and contacts. But since working from home, employees experienced a loss of connection.

Research found that 73% of people miss socialising in person, and 46% miss work-related side conversations that happen in the office. The...

Some find the loss of interactions less significant

Introverts don't miss their colleagues as much, and those with caring responsibilities find the benefits of remote work outweigh any negatives.

  • The onus is also on companies to find better ways to translate in-person culture into the online space so that colleagues can...

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