Remote Works: Work Rebalanced

Remote Works: Work Rebalanced

We dig into the big questions about how work is changing again. Questions about security, how and where we meet now, and what Gen Z can teach the rest of us about the new workplace. So many of us are searching for that sweet spot between working in the office, at home and everywhere in between. Hybrid work brings opportunities to seize, but it also brings challenges to tackle. Our host Melanie Green is learning how we can all thrive in hybrid work - for the long haul. You’ll hear compelling stories and advice from leading experts. Produced by Citrix. Follow along @Citrix

Episodes

October 26, 2022 22 mins

Technology is the glue holding the hybrid workplace together. Videoconferencing, collaborative applications, cloud computing – these are all tech innovations that enabled employees to connect and work with their colleagues at a time when they weren’t able to go into the office. Even after a partial return to the office, technology once considered a “nice to have” before the pandemic quickly became an essential component of being ab...

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Trust is crucial at a hybrid workplace. But it’s often hard to find between colleagues. According to the Citrix Work Balanced report, 8 in 10 employees say it’s important to have an employer they can trust. However, less than half the workforce says they actually trust their bosses. Meanwhile, a growing number of employers are turning to monitoring software to ensure productivity – often unaware or ignorant of the negative impacts ...

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For many workers, a flexible work schedule has become a non-negotiable aspect of their job. Flexibility is considered a key pillar of hybrid work. But it’s also the most misunderstood. When policies around scheduling or work expectations haven’t been thought through, flexibility at the workplace can become burdensome.

In the Citrix Work Rebalanced report, flexibility is the lowest-rated pillar, from both an employee and employer per...

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September 14, 2022 24 mins

The hybrid model is supposed to bring the best of both worlds to the workplace. The ability to work asynchronously for solo tasks or in a group setting for team projects, as needed. Sharing space, naturally, is a key piece of hybrid work. But if team members are unable to work together even when they do come into the office, how can leaders ensure that employees are able to connect and collaborate even when people are not in the sa...

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August 31, 2022 1 min

Hybrid work is here to stay. A new hybrid work report by Citrix offers insights and ideas for business leaders, IT managers and employees to build a better/new world of work.

Work Rebalanced: The Hybrid Work Report by Citrix utilizes four key pillars — technology, flexibility, trust, and collaboration — to understand the forces challenging and reshaping their organizations.

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December 15, 2021 20 mins

We are in a pivotal moment. Hybrid work is not only changing how we work, but also how we live. Host Melanie Green explores this fundamental work-life rebalance. We hear from Chris Herd, CEO of Firstbase, who believes that this moment in time is an opportunity to empower a billion people to access a better work-life balance. Grace Lordan of the London School of Economics sees hybrid work changing top-down management to become more ...

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December 1, 2021 21 mins

The massive shift to remote collaboration has fundamentally changed how we work together. Technology plays a starring role in this story. Host Melanie Green explores the links between collaboration and innovation and what business leaders and thinkers are doing to take it to the next level. 

Think about the move to virtual learning by schools everywhere. Think about the countless medical clinics that moved online overnight to contin...

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In August, 4.3 million Americans left their jobs. We’ll talk to one worker who quit in search of more flexibility and a better work life balance. Plus Liz Fosslien, Head of Content at Humu, unpacks what this means for companies, and what we can learn at this transformational moment.

Citrix research offers insights into the Great Resignation

Tim Minahan, Executive Vice President, Business Strategy and Chief Marketing Officer at Citrix...

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November 3, 2021 19 mins

Ten years ago, Sacha Connor pioneered virtual work in the large corporation she worked for. Now Sacha works with business leaders making the transition to remote and hybrid work.  When Sacha started her work experiment a decade ago, many of the tools we have now for connecting remotely didn’t exist. Gen Z guest Liana Hakobyan, on the other hand, was born into a digital world. Liana is part of a generation that is most comfortable i...

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October 20, 2021 22 mins

Ransomware and other cyber threats have evolved in recent years , and with that so has cybersecurity. In this episode we’ll share stories of modern day cyber attacks that keep IT professionals up at night. We'll hear about a cyber attack that impacted a country's health service, an attack on a legal firm's web server that exposed sensitive client data, and we’ll hear how attackers found vulnerable systems in a small company's netwo...

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October 6, 2021 20 mins

Humans have a complicated relationship with meetings. We need to meet but we don't always  do it well. Hybrid work adds another tricky layer.  Host Melanie Green explores our love-hate relationship with meetings, why they matter, and how they could even be the highlight of your day.

Kristin Arnold is the president and founder of Quality Process Consultants, Inc., with offices in the U.S. and Canada. As a speaker and meeting facilita...

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September 22, 2021 20 mins

For many, hybrid work presents an opportunity for companies and employees to  change how they work. But at the same time a lot  of people are nervous about getting back to the office. They’re grappling with a lack of flexibility, the hassle of the daily commute, and finding work life balance. Remote Works is your personal hybrid work survival guide. We’re digging into the big questions about how work is changing again. Questions ab...

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September 8, 2021 1 min

As we make a shift to hybrid work, business leaders and companies are seizing the opportunity to build a successful work model that will last for years to come. Our host Melanie Green explores how we hold on to work life balance and keep everyone on equal footing in and out of the office as the way we work evolves. Citrix is supplying you with critical intelligence to write the new work playbook. Explore Research and perspectives f...

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June 23, 2021 25 mins

We end this season with a listener favorite. Host Melanie Green invites three experts to join her for a look at the future of work: Dave Cook, a researcher who was studying remote work long before most of the world had heard of it, Matthew Metelsky, a tech guru who understands the importance of the human side of IT, and Dean Sevin Yeltekin, a business school dean who is preparing her students for a radically different way of workin...

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June 9, 2021 24 mins

The numbers are jarring. Since March 2020, nearly 2.5 million women have left the U.S. workforce, compared with 1.8 million men. One of the women who left was Farida Mercedes. Before the pandemic, Farida was on a fast-track in a corporate job she loved. But then she made the tough decision to leave. We'll hear Farida's story. We'll also hear from Laura Zarrow, Executive Director of People Analytics at the Wharton School of the Univ...

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We've all felt it at some point this year: Tired and wired. This episode is all about data and well-being. Host Mel Green and Amy Haworth, Citrix’s Senior Director of Employee Experience, embark on a two-week experiment with wearable tech to gain a little insight into their own well-being. Red Bull Racing Performance Coach David Osgathorp steps in to have a look at Mel’s results and says the most important thing to look at is sleep...

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May 12, 2021 25 mins

Did you know that your desk speaks volumes about you? Environmental psychology consultant Lily Bernheimer analyzes host Mel Green’s desk personality type. Lily says that knowing our type can help us design our own physical workspaces in a way that will help us work better - whether we’re setting up in a coffee shop, dining room, office, or all of the above. Then we move into the digital workspace with James Bulpin, Citrix’s Senior ...

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April 28, 2021 21 mins

Flexible work has empowered people to choose where they want to live. This past year there has been a shift away from large urban centres in the U.S. The number of people moving out of big cities in 2020 was far greater than in 2019. We’ll find out where they’re going and what the shift means for housing markets, for flexible workers and for the companies they work for.

Explore Fieldwork by Citrix for research and stories to transfo...

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April 14, 2021 21 mins

So you're embracing flexible work. That could mean less commuting, fewer takeout lunches and a lot less stress on the environment, right? Yes, but there's more to the equation. Hear from Paul Dickinson from CDP on how companies need to reconsider how they define sustainability, and how to truly make flexible work a viable option for a long time to come.

Citrix has created a virtual series filled with research, tools, and best practi...

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In 1918, when the Spanish Flu was ravaging America, Baseball gave people something to cheer about. Now, over a hundred years later, Baseball is again helping us learn how to cheer again – and this time Major League Baseball® has been doing it remotely. Host Melanie Green finds out how America’s Favorite Pastime is working and playing remotely. Noah Garden Chief Revenue Officer of Major League Baseball® walks us through how MLB® has...

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