In a recent survey conducted by Expedia, it was found that 74% of Americans prioritize experiences over products. Some say this social shift stems from our desire to be unique and live a personal story only we know to be true. Another school of thought is that humans are built to crave interpersonal connections.
I have a retired friend who unretired himself for a part-time job. The job requires attention to detail. The office in which he works, however, plays music constantly. It just so happens the agreed-upon station plays the classics he grew up listening to, and now he can’t stand the sound of any of them.
A recent survey from Accountemps shows that worker productivity actually goes up when the holidays hit.
Many modern offices boast a smart, stylish reception area and state-of-the-art meeting rooms—both of which give visiting clients and potential new recruits the perfect first impression.
One study conducted by J. Ryan Lamare, a professor of labor and employment relations at the University of Illinois, revealed that an employee’s workplace environment has a direct correlation to how he or she interacts with the greater society and whether he or she becomes civically engaged.
New research shows that listening to music at work is not only widespread, but also potentially beneficial for productivity.
We may still be a ways from Halloween, but some spookier lore lingers all year round—like that of the mysterious “ghost employee.” And what exactly is a ghost employee?
Summer is often a busy time with vacations, and it’s also a great time for teambuilding and an opportunity for employee engagement. Here are five ideas.
Considering how vital communication is to the success of each and every business, it is important that we constantly strive to improve upon our methods and work to avoid the common pitfalls.
Technology unquestionably makes our working lives easier, adding flexibility and convenience—but does it make us happier in the office?