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5 Benefits of working in an office environment
Why do you require an office when you can easily and freely work from home? Read on for five of the most important reasons businesses and entrepreneurs should consider an office space.
In the last 20 years, the modern office has gone through a number of evolutions. The early 2000s saw the death of cubicle farms and the rise of open floorplans, and 2015 brought waves of ping pong and foosball tables to offices everywhere. While office trends come and go, one thing that does not change is the impact that the office environment has on employee health and wellbeing.
10 ways to maintain a social, positive workplace amid coronavirus
Companies all around the world right now are working around the clock to adjust to a new normal as we quickly learn to navigate the coronavirus pandemic. Aside from the human component of fear, anxiety, and stress, we’re also seeing on the business side some companies going out of business, having to make payroll adjustments, layoffs, and more.
It’s now more important than ever for senior leadership teams to do their part to help maintain a sense of normalcy in the virtual workplace. But whats the best way to do this? Come and find out more here in this article.
CORONAVIRUS: HOW TO MANAGE YOUR MENTAL HEALTH DURING SELF-ISOLATION
As coronavirus continues to spread in the UK the government has implemented further “social distancing” measures and asked for all non-essential travel to be avoided. This includes working from home where possible and not visiting pubs, restaurants, and the theatre.
A long period of isolation may well be a necessary measure for public health but it has been acknowledged that it could also have a detrimental impact on people’s mental health.
So what should you do if your mental health is suffering during self-isolation; are there ways to ensure you safeguard your emotional and mental wellbeing during a potentially extended period of being alone?
This excellent article talks you through what you can do
Autism to ADHD: thinking differently about recruitment
Despite having a dazzling array of skills, neurodiverse people can struggle to land a job. Some firms are now looking at new ways to tap into their talents.
The term “diversity and inclusion” has become ubiquitous in the corporate world yet neurodiverse people – those with autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyspraxia or dyslexia – are often overlooked. Neurodiverse people can, however, often bring some serious talent, amazing skill set and an alternative perspective to the workplace.
Never before have workers telecommuted on such a broad scale. Millions of people are trying to work from home — if they can, of course. This Life Kit article helps you see what you need in place to successfully work remotely, especially if you’re doing so for the first time.
There are some great pro-tips for working remotely, possibly for an extended period of time.
The world of work is changing rapidly. The types of skills that employers need are changing all the time. And the workplace is evolving at a much greater pace than ever before. Employees desires and demands have evolved too, and it can be challenging for companies to keep up. So…
What are the advantages to a company of offering flexible working? Benefits and challenges? What would be different if your company did it well? Great article answering all these questions and more.
There is a real focus growing on how the workplace can lead to improved productivity. This article is a great read on which factors are most important for improving workplace wellness and productivity. Come and find more here:
Relax… how do we all do that when we often have so many things on our minds to remember, schedule, finish off and feel the pressure from all angles? How do we switch off? Who knows how to relax and unwind? I thought this article from @guardian had some really good suggestions, it was a great read. The lost art of relaxation says it all!
Your Network Determines Success More than You Realise
In keeping with our blog post on networking earlier this week this article on how your network can help determine your business success is a great read.
It highlights how even if you have all the talent in the world and you work non-stop, you need luck to get you exposure and opportunity, and building the right network can increase your odds of success…
With #internationaldayofhappiness2019 upon us, this article from @entrepreneur looking at the link between gratitude and happiness and how it affects our productivity and #businessproductivity is a really interesting and relevant one!