This study explored the impact of the mass shift to home working that was prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It found employees’ new work set-up contributed to enhanced productivity, creativity and job satisfaction. But it also identified a number of factors that can enhance or diminish the impact.
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Jake Young, Research Associate
Jake joined the CIPD in 2018, having completed a master’s degree in Social Science Research Methods at the University of Nottingham. He also holds an undergraduate degree in Criminology and Sociology.
Jake’s research interests concern aspects of Diversity and Inclusion, such as inequality, gender and identity in the workplace. Jake is currently involved in the creation of a research project examining the effectiveness of organisational recruitment programmes and their relationship with workplace performance.
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