Posts Tagged ‘Productivity’

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Labor Day Thoughts On Stress And The American Worker

A recent study found the negative effects of workplace stress vary by gender and, to a lesser extent,...Read More...

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Culture Of Workplace Safety Can Deliver Bottom Line Results

Traditionally, companies have kept their health and safety functions separate, hindering collaboration even though it is crucial for organizations to integrate these...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Service Call Debacles Can Cost Businesses Big Bucks

The Comcast phone call from hell has been making the rounds, going viral and shaming the company into issuing public apologies for its atrocious treatment of one lone customer. Alas, there are all too many of these incidents out there, and Comcast is not the only offender. And when Americans waste time dealing with service industry issues during work hours, businesses take a massive productivity...Read More...

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Does Anyone Work 40 Hours A Week Anymore?

The survey results prompted PGi to launch a campaign, (#TakeBack60) dedicated to providing productivity tips, technology resources, and work/life balance ideas to help workers reclaim 60 minutes from their overworked...Read More...

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Do Workplace Wellness Initiatives Go Far Enough?

Employers "care about my health," say workers, but could do more to back it up. Two out of three employees surveyed feel their employer cares, but fewer see tangible...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Why Don’t We Get Anything Done?

Employers share the most unusual things they've caught employees doing when they should have been...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Do Bosses Prefer Night Owls Or Early Birds?

Even after statistically controlling for total work hours, employees who started work earlier in the day were rated by their supervisors as more conscientious, and thus received higher performance...Read More...

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Furniture Trends: Setting The Stage

Creating a workplace fit for today and the future requires insight from facility...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: The Too Hot, Too Cold Debate Goes Global

Office temperature is often a bone of contention between staff, with some struggling to work from the heat, while others wrap up in sweaters and gloves to stave off a chill....Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Pink Noise Vs. White Noise

Pink noise is becoming more popular in business settings, potentially increasing productivity and concentration among employees. But is it superior to white...Read More...