Employees Will Return in Waves, Not All At Once; Social Distancing And Other Measures Will Continue At The Office

A survey of corporate real estate professionals at large corporations globally indicates that workers will return in waves, as opposed to all returning at once.

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How and What Will Workers Return to When the Virus Subsides?

CoreNet Global is launching a hackathon, a virtual ideation experience in which corporate real estate leaders and other professionals around the world will present their vision of the post coronavirus (COVID-19) global landscape and the corporate real estate strategies that will lead companies to success.

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CoreNet Global Leadership: David Kamen Sets Foothold in the Future; Michelle Myer To Move It Forward

As Chair of CoreNet Global for the last two years, David Kamen, MCR.h, Americas Real Estate Services Leader of Business Enablement at Ernst & Young LP (EY), had his eye squarely on the future of the association, and of corporate real estate.Read more


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Rise of the Knowledge Worker

Header photo courtesy of M Moser, a Workplace Week New York 2019 participant

Guest Post By: Andrew Mawson, Founder and Managing Director, Advanced Workplace Associates Ltd.

According to some estimates, there are 1 billion knowledge workers in the world. Despite the threat posed by automation and AI, this suggests that knowledge work is more important than ever. In fact, as technology replaces the roles of workers undertaking repetitive tasks, it is likely that a greater proportion of the global population will become engaged in knowledge work.

One recent study in the UK calculated the country’s knowledge-based economy is worth $122 billion per year. But what is it that makes it so valuable?Read more


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The New Normal, What Will It Be?

We will get through this. Then, what  will corporate real estate look like on the other side?Read more


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The COVID Impact on Corporate Real Estate Will Be Felt For a Long Time

In a tracking survey of global corporate real estate professionals at large corporations conducted by CoreNet Global, nearly all of the respondents reported the expanded use of virtual meetings and remote work instituted as a response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will last beyond the current crisis.Read more


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Web Conferencing Tips

Chances are you’ve been on several web conference calls  in the last couple weeks, and you may have even hosted a virtual meeting for the first time. Read more


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Crisis Hits Manufacturing in Mumbai

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has interrupted manufacturing at facilities in Mumbai, notably in the industrial cities of Maharashtra and Gujarat, according to a new reportRead more


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And Now, This….

Not that we don’t have enough to worry about. But let’s take a moment to address cyber hacking.Read more


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Top Trends in Workplace Experience for 2020

Guest blog by, Leon Papkoff, CEO and Chief Strategist, The CXApp

Considering the rise of the gig economy, organizations are shifting focus to employee engagement in order to attract top talent, keep it, and inspire innovation. Employees want to be more than just a number. A company culture that is rooted in immersive experiences and putting the focus back on the employees wants and needs is where we’re seeing the focus shift to.

The way employees can move within and interact with physical ‘spaces’ has become a competitive differentiator for creating these immersive experiences. That means innovation and technology have to be integrated at a foundational level.

Each touchpoint an employee has with their workplace factors into overall sentiment be it digital, physical or otherwise.

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Corporate Real Estate Professionals Proactively Engaged In Supporting Their Companies’ Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

CORPORATE REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS PROACTIVELY ENGAGED IN SUPPORTING THEIR COMPANIES’ RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

A global survey of corporate real estate (CRE) professionals – those who manage real estate assets for large corporations – reveals that CRE is playing a strategic role in helping companies respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak by partnering more closely with other key corporate functions, ensuring employee health and safety and supporting business continuity efforts through remote working and other means.Read more


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Leadership Lessons from a 14-Year-Old CEO

Hillary Yip is not your average 14-year-old. In addition to attending school and surviving grueling academic demands on a daily basis, the ninth grader also runs her own business. Growing up as a digital native, Yip, like many other teens, understands the significance of keeping pace with innovation and the digital transformation. That tech-savvy mindfulness prompted her, at age 10, to launch an online social language learning app: Minor Mynas. The idea came to her after a long struggle to learn Mandarin. As the founder and CEO of Minor Mynas, she is building a global community for kids to learn while having fun on the safest online platform.

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