A recent survey of office workers and managers revealed that 30% of employees said their offices did not supply free coffee.
The goal of the National Work & Family Month is to encourage employers to think strategically about family-friendly policies and work-life benefits such as workplace flexibility, health and wellness, dependent care, community involvement, organizational culture, financial security, and paid and unpaid time off to attract, motivate and retain a talented workforce.
Optimaze is giving each new ACTIVE customer a free iPad to use with its software. ACTIVE is an easy-to-use software solution that helps capture space utilization data and creates automated reports. If you are a facilities professional who needs accurate data about actual space utilization, check out ACTIVE.
TV's Christina Hendricks visits a modern office in the persona of Mad Men’s sixties secretary Joan Holloway. Watch this short video to see what’s new and confusing in the workplace.
According to the makers of DeskTime — software that tracks how much time workers spend at their computer doing everything from working on spreadsheets to watching pet videos — highly productive workers work intensively for nearly an hour and then take a longish break.
Test your knowledge of the latest office terminology: sardine rage, casual collisions, cube farms, hotelling, action office, hot desking and more. Is “sound masking” the latest Halloween costume for your iPod? Is “pink noise” a sound emitted by baby girls in their cribs? Is an “intelligent workspace” a contradiction in terms?
A recent study of remote workers by ConnectSolutions found that teleworkers spend more of their day working than they would if they were in the office. Of the respondents, 75% said they work at least a half hour more on days when they work remote, than on days when they’re in the office.