Have you been dragged into this year’s Secret Santa gift exchange? Fear not. From gourmet tea to novelty cable organizers and cool socks, you can’t go wrong with these 15 Secret Santa gift ideas.
December 4, 2019
Want to work remotely but haven’t yet discussed it with your manager? Here are 5 tips to get started. The trick is to convey why allowing you to work remotely will benefit the company, not just you.
November 26, 2019
As the lines between work and life blur, people and companies alike are now prioritizing health and wellness in the workplace. Careful food choices and keeping hydrated are just some of the simple yet incredibly effective ways to improve your personal health and wellbeing at work.
November 18, 2019
Most people aren’t big fans of their commutes, especially if they spend valuable hours stuck in traffic just to get…
November 5, 2019
There’s nothing wrong with a bit of chit chat at work, and in fact it contributes to a positive workplace culture. But there are times when you just need to be left alone to focus. So here are five ways to deal with chatty coworkers without harming workplace dynamics or relationships.
October 30, 2019
Flexible workspace is for more than just freelancers and startups. Here are 12 types of workers using these spaces today.
October 29, 2019
You’ve heard it before, flexible working is great…but have you also heard about how it also sucks?
October 3, 2019
Sexual harassment has many forms and it has a deep negative effect on the recipient’s mental health and wellbeing. Greater awareness of sexual harassment including movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp are encouraging companies to do more to create a psychologically safe space for its workforce.
September 16, 2019
The World Health Organization (WHO) now recognizes burnout as an “occupational phenomenon” resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. These 6 tips offer easy and practical advice on how to deal with stress and burnout in the workplace.
June 24, 2019
Unhealthy eating is considered a new form of occupational hazard. It’s difficult to resist fatty or sugary foods when they’re in the workplace, and there’s a case for workspace operators to be more mindful of the snacks they provide. Here’s what to do about it.
June 10, 2019
Your flexible workspace could have the very best design and amenities. But do your members really want to be there? Here’s how to gauge whether or not your workspace is a happy place, and what to do if you think your workplace culture is turning sour.
June 6, 2019
While music has the ability to improve performance in the workplace, it’s important to match the music to the task. For instance, research has found that ambient music can improve accuracy of data entry in 92% of people, while pop music enables 58% faster task completion.
May 28, 2019
How clean is the air that you, and your workspace members, breathe? Improve your workspace air quality by maintaining vents and filters, cleaning up after spills, installing potted plants, and more.
May 13, 2019
Noise is one of the biggest problems in open plan workspaces. Noise isn’t just about the source — it’s also about how sounds reverberate and move around the space. There are 3 ways to manage noise and reduce distractions at work: absorption, blocking, and covering.
May 7, 2019
A lack of natural light in the workplace can upset our cognitive processing, creativity levels, and mental and physical health. These 11 tips show you how to maximize natural light within the workplace, even in gloomy spaces where daylight is limited.
April 8, 2019