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Team-building activities for work

Team-building exercises – from corporate retreats to competitive Lego-building to go-karting – have been the brunt of many jokes in popular culture, but they exist for a reason. Great teams rarely form naturally, and creating shared experiences is an effective way of building camaraderie and fostering teamwork. No matter if your team is deskless or deskbound, or a mix of both, there are team-building activities to suit every budget and every work group.

6 key areas to consider before investing in workforce management software

Any financial outlay for HR or workforce management technology is likely to be significant – indeed, research from Gartner shows that in 2023, 46% of surveyed HR leaders expect to increase their HR technology budget, beating out staffing and recruiting (45%) and total rewards (41%). Technology was ranked as the leading HR investment priority for the second year in a row. The Gartner research also revealed that HR leaders expect technology-related initiatives to hold the highest potential for HR function efficiency.

Effective communication strategies for deskless teams

From promoting genuine and practical collaboration to enforcing clear communication, managing an organisation with deskless employees can present its own set of challenges. These challenges are even more prevalent for organisations that work within fast-paced, rapidly evolving industries. Deskless teams refer to frontline or field teams working outside a traditional office environment. They are often mobile, working on varied shift cycles on or off-site, and rely heavily on technology to stay connected and complete tasks. Effective team communication is crucial for any organisation to run smoothly, so how do you tackle this in dispersed teams? This blog will explore six strategies for effective deskless communication to help deskless teams stay connected and productive.