Home and office merge in new ways at Facebook as the iconic social media company revealed plans to build Anton Menlo, a 394-unit housing complex for its employees in Menlo Park, California.
Looking for ways to increase productivity? Encourage your staff to take more breaks.
A new infographic from GoToMyPC reports the results from the GoToMyPC Friday Refresh Sweepstakes. Over 2,700 people voted for their favorite break from work. The top 3 breaks:
According to Mercer’s 2013 Global Performance Management Survey, only 3% of organizations worldwide report that their performance management system provides exceptional value.
Microsoft is investigating where people get focus work done – at a desk, in the open, with a door, in a lounge chair, at a coffee house, whatever it may be. Originally started inside Microsoft, the company is now expanding their investigation to see what people outside say.
WORKshift, a program dedicated to promoting, educating and accelerating a management strategy allowing employees to work where and when they are most effective, is launching nationally with Ottawa and Halifax coming on board. The program has its roots in Calgary, where it has been operating for four years.
The U.S. workplace is undergoing a shift from 9-to-5 as the exclusive norm to more "alternative" or "nontraditional" ways of working according to a recent survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Mom Corps, a placement and career development firm.
Global Workplace Analytics reports that telework, if effectively implemented by the federal government, could save taxpayers $11.6 billion a year. Greenhouse gas emission would be reduced by the equivalent of planting 16 million trees. And government employees would be more engaged and effective.