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Thriving at work and at home after Covid-19

Date: Thursday 22 Oct 2020
Time 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Online via Zoom
WA Central Metro Network
Price: AHRI Members - 0.00
Non Members - 20.00
CPD: 1.00
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Thriving at work and at home after Covid-19

Thriving at work and at home after Covid-19
Session Open:  11:55am (AWST) 
Session Start:   12:00pm (AWST) 
Session Finish:   1:00pm (AWST)

You will receive the Zoom link to join the session 1-2 business days prior to the forum. A further reminder email with this link will be sent on the morning of the forum.

WA Central Metro Online Forum

The COVID-19 global pandemic has forced the adoption of new ways of working, with organisations having to reimagine how and where work is done, often with very little choice for those involved.

The focus now as COVID-19 restrictions start to ease around Australia, is to better understand the conditions that lead to thriving in this new world of work and how to design remote work to protect and enhance worker wellbeing and productivity.

While we are being inundated about the benefits of flexible working and working from home, very little is known about exactly what is working and why.

To help answer these questions, join us for this online forum to hear from ARC Laureate Fellow Sharon Parker, who will share some preliminary insights from the Centres ‘Thrive at Work at Home’ study (Authors: Caroline Knight, Anita Keller, Sharon Parker).

The study aims to better understand the factors that influence employees wellbeing and productivity during the pandemic. Professor Parker will also share practical tips and tricks on how to maximise the benefits of flexible work as well as how to minimise the downsides, and will discuss important research questions for the future.

This forum is suitable for:

All HR professionals and practitioners.

Speaker: Professor Sharon Parker, ARC Lauraete Fellow, Curtin University

Sharon was named among the world’s most influential scientists and social scientists in the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list released by the Web of Science Group, and the only female in Australia appearing on this list in the field of Economics and Business.

Sharon is passionate about transforming work through work design to create better lives for workers, more effective organisations, and a flourishing society.

Sharon’s research focuses particularly on job and work design and she is also interested in proactive behaviour, change, well-being, development and job performance.

She has published more than 80 internationally refereed articles, 5 books, over 50 book chapters and encyclopaedia entries, numerous articles in practitioner outlets and more than 60 technical reports.

Sharon has attracted competitive research funding worth over $40million and has worked as a researcher and consultant in a wide range of public and private organisations.


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22/10/2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online via Zoom WA Central Metro Network, WA
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