New Ways of Working is happy to welcome two new corporate members to our Network: RTKL and Xcel Energy
Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, described the color as “an enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones" that "inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health."
Cornerstone OnDemand, a software firm that provides cloud-based talent management and other HR functions, released the results of its State of the Workplace Report last November. It was based on an online survey of employed Americans.
According to Clint Rule at Frog Design, the “quanitified self at the office” will track how, when and where you spend your time at work. The results will be captured in timesheets, project status, and management dashboards. “Expect debates about privacy rights and coercive versus caring uses of the technology.”
A new global survey commissioned by Aruba Networks asked respondents if they would prefer a 10% pay raise or be able to work from home two or three days a week. Over half (53%) would pick the work from home option.
Ziferblat is a new London café where mobile workers get all the free coffee or tea they want, plus complimentary snacks and wi-fi access, but pay by the minute for all the time spent there. The fee: 3p a minute, £1.80 an hour (about $3US). There’s no minimum.
University of Michigan psychologist Rachel Kaplan told Fast Company that recent research on the restorative effects of desk plants and flowers helps convince designers and employers to “see desk plants as essential office supplies rather than perks or amenities res
Americans are sitting up to 13 hours a day and are sedentary (sitting, sleeping, watching TV, etc.) 21 out of every 24 hours. Excessive sitting is linked to increased heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some cancers.