The website’s #TogetherAhead initiative will focus on highlighting home-based and freelance employment opportunities, which are now posted on its dedicated Covid-19 Jobs and Resources Hub.
Lenovo has released a study revealing that smarter technologies are now fueling remote working as extended quarantines push employees and businesses to expand work-from-home (WFH) set-ups.
The NPC said the WFH setup is a viable strategy to balance the need to preserve the health and well-being of an organization’s workforce with the need to continuously operate and provide services to the public.
In a joint advisory, the UK’s National Cyber Seurity Centre and the US Department of Homeland Security said cybercriminals are “scanning for known vulnerabilities in remote working tools and software, which is evidence that they are looking to take advantage of the increase in people working from home.”
French tech firm Alcatel-Lucent has announced it is offering three months of free license for its Rainbow enterprise collaboration tool to support local businesses greatly affected by the impact of Covid-19.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, telecom titan PLDT said it is giving out free trial period licenses to their enterprise customers to access and use business-grade collaboration tools Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, and Google Hangouts.
The DICT said on Wednesday, March 18, that it has proposed the adoption of telecommuting guidelines to the Civil Service Commission as government offices across the country embrace the alternative work arrangement as a way of preventing the spread of Covid-19.
The measure “provides a guide and institutionalizes the policy on the adoption of alternative work arrangements.”