Could your office environment damage your Business?
Tue Jun 30th 2015
Did you know the temperature of your office can affect employee productivity? (Apparently, employees work best at about 22° C/ 71° F). What about the fact that certain computer monitors are correlated with decreases in typing accuracy? (We're looking at you, cathode ray tube monitors.)
Don't confuse this for fear-mongering. We're not trying to scare you. We don't want you looking at every tiny aspect of your office environment and think, for instance, Will this potted plant be the downfall of the entire organization?
Rather, we just want to introduce you to a fun — and fascinating — infographic from Intuit QuickBooks U.K., which asks "Is Your Environment Keeping You From Business Success?"
The infographic outlines the ways in which both the physical office environment — noise, pollutants, lighting, etc. — and the organization's cultural environment can impact employee performance and productivity.
Check out the full infographic below.
Ten workplace trends to expect in 2015
Thu Feb 12th 2015
The way we work is changing, and our neighbours workplace is changing with it. Experts have predicted the following trends to emerge or continue throughout 2015
Risks and rewards of rehiring former employees
Tue Feb 10th 2015
Rehiring former employees has its advantages, but have you considered all the potential risks?