Speaking at an event in Sydney earlier this week, Google CFO Patrick Pichette said that teleworking is not encouraged at Google.
A CoreNet Global survey of corporate real estate managers and workplace professionals in the northeast corridor found that, in response to Hurricane Sandy, companies are now considering their workplace strategies as part of their o
Take a look at LinkedIn’s photo essay series, Where I Work, for a glimpse into the workspaces of 50 creative thought leaders—folks like Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, David Cameron, Craig Newmark, Deepak Chopra, and Tim Brown. Their workspaces ranged from conventional desks (T Boone Pickens) to work anywhere spaces (Naomi Simson).
According to an article in last week’s Wall Street Journal, the use of treadmill desks and stability ball chairs may lead to postural problems and increased typing mistakes. The report cited several studies that indicate potential ergonomic risk and reduced productivity:
Check out this new video produced as part of the Fraunhofer IAO joint researc
Now in its 16th year, Fortune Magazine's ranking of the best workplaces in corporate America, reveals its 100 Best Companies to Work For.
Five on the list are NewWOW corporate members: Genentech (#36), Microsoft (#75), PWC (#81), Quicken Loans (#13) and Roche (#89). Congratulations all!
Take a look at these designs created by self-assembling “roombots.” Tiny robots roam through the house or office, changing structure depending on the task at hand. Chairs reconfigure themselves into desks, tables, stools or sofas. The furniture repositions itself, self-assembles, self-reconfigures, and self-repairs.
With three months remaining in what is already being called the worst flu season in a decade, employers around the U.S. are feeling the financial effect of increase health-care costs and widespread absenteeism. And, making matters worse, many employees are coming into the office despite their illness.