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Flexible Workplaces are Driving the Return to Office | HqO

Flexible Workplaces are Driving the Return to Office

The results are in: workplaces that can’t embrace a flexible work environment are witnessing declines in important experiences that promote a healthy work-life balance and employee satisfaction. According to a recent Insight Publishing article, Future Forum has released new insights and findings that are impacting the workplace experience (wx) for many employers and employees: “More …

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Happy Office: Bridging the Executive-Employee Disconnect | HqO

Bringing Them Back: Bridging the ‘Executive-Employee’ Disconnect

In its 2021 Future Forum Pulse Report, workplace messaging platform Slack revealed that 44% of executives surveyed “want to work from the office every day, compared to 17% of employees, [with] 75% of executives saying they want to work from the office three to five days a week, versus only 34% of employees.” This discrepancy …

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Office Food Ordering's Role in Workplace Experience | HqO

Office Food Ordering’s Role in Workplace Experience

A few weeks ago, HqO sat down with Steve Kelly, the Vice President of Business Development at Ritual, to talk all things food and beverage. Ritual is one of HqO’s exclusive Marketplace partners that focuses on enhancing the workplace experience (WX) through office food ordering and delivery. Technology enablement, in turn, makes it easier than …

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Using a Workplace Management Platform for Workplace Experience | HqO

How a Workplace Management Platform Creates an Ecosystem of Experiences

“Companies should put tenant and end-user preferences at the center of every business decision,” writes Surabhi Kejriwal of Deloitte. Improving and unifying the workplace experience across a company’s real estate portfolio is a top priority for landlords and property teams. To do so, they are adopting intuitive property technology (proptech) — or more specifically, workplace …

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Workplace Experience: the Secret Behind High Performing Teams | HqO

Workplace Experience: the Secret Behind High Performing Teams

It goes without saying that the workplaces we are experiencing today are very different from the workplaces of just a few years ago. In a relatively short period of time, we’ve witnessed the unparalleled impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. First, there was a massive shift towards remote work for many companies who were positioned to …

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Apple Wallet Touchless Entry and Workplace Experience Solutions | HqO

Apple Wallet Touchless Entry Underscores the Need for Workplace Experience Solutions

In today’s fast-moving and ever-changing market, mobile access and flexibility are paramount when selecting a workplace experience provider, particularly when it comes to touchless entry. Tenants and employees are no longer using physical keycards to access their buildings and they have come to expect convenient contactless entry. Much like how we all now rely on …

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Employee Well-Being, Technology, and the Modern Workplace | HqO

Doing Right: How Tech-Enabled Workplaces can Improve Employee Well-being

 According to The Starr Conspiracy’s recent report, Workplace Well-being: The New Reality, the estimated 2021 market for workplace well-being technology was worth $16.3 billion. This estimate came hot on the heels of a more-than-500% – in total, a staggering $1.8 billion – increase in investment in employee well-being in 2019-2020. Initially, these numbers might seem …

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