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From Great Britain to Italy, proposals are being made to reduce working hours to combat the labour crisis and redistribute work. What’s the best way forward?

The pandemic has been a catalyst for unprecedented transformation, prompting leaders to change their views on their values and value systems—and redefining what it means to be a leader.

In this week’s Top 5 trends from the world of work, we find a study that shows unhappiness with working during holidays is all in the mind. Samsung’s profits soared, driven by lockdown while Siemens places trust in employees to deliver results in the new working paradigm.

Workers in struggling companies can reduce their working hours and the government will pay most of their salary. Several other countries in Europe are looking at this model to deal with the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

Our CEO Alain Dehaze joined BBC World News last week to give his thoughts on how the crisis is set to transform jobs and impact the future of work.

Paul Schofield, Head of Employee Relations for BAE Systems, talks about how redeployment can help organizations that have been rocked by the global pandemic manage their workforce into the future.

Facebook workers get a work from home offer – and a warning - from CEO Zuckerberg. Major airlines request permission for take-off to curb job cuts. A jobs bonanza for nannies… with COVID-19 antibodies, the pain and pleasure of being a perfectionist and a plan to boost gender parity in Latin America. All these stories make the headlines in this week’s trends from the world of work.

Developing resilience is becoming a mantra as we emerge from lockdown. But what is resilience and how do lessons learned during the pandemic help formulate a stronger, more compassionate and responsive post-COVID-19 world of work?

For decades, our work contracts have been defined by the number of hours we work. But with the transformation of our economies, technological revolution, and COVID-19 that has accelerated the future of work, it is time to review how we define and measure productivity.

From the downsides of remote work to virtual summer internships, and the impact of COVID-19 on our work/life balance. These are some of the stories dominating this week’s TOP 5 trends.

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