Here’s a run down of the best articles on the web about workplace engagement:
Norway is the happiest place on earth according to the recently published World Happiness Report. While the report looks at a range of factors, including economic strength (measured in GDP per capita), life expectancy and freedom of choice, this year’s report has a particular focus on happiness in the workplace. It showed that money is only one predictive measure of happiness with work-life balance and job variety being other significant drivers.
A hot topic lately has been about increasing employee productivity in the workplace while also increasing satisfaction. There are a lot of factors that go into the ability to get things done amidst distractions galore. Whether it’s a conversation between two colleagues at their desks, your phone buzzing with text messages and social media alerts, or an uncomfortable desk chair, distractions are everywhere.
Spring has sprung and an office Spring-clean will be on the minds of many
It’s long been believed that a cluttered desk is a sign of low productivity, with the notepads, post-it notes and print-outs providing a distraction from the task at hand. Meaning that now Spring has sprung, a desk clear-out and Spring-clean is on the horizon for many.
From growing plants from seed to making quirky decorations from leftover bamboo, SMEs share some cost-effective ways to make your office space more productive.
How an office is organised and decorated can have a big impact on levels of staff engagement and productivity, but if you’re a small businesses on a budget, decking the halls with giant beanbags and massage pods just isn’t possible.