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working from home

New normal: everything you need to know about working from home

From shorter video meetings to encouraging self-care, WORKTECH Academy has rounded up key information and tips to help company leaders and employees to adjust more efficiently to working from home

Measuring the link between employee health and company performance

Making individuals healthier and happier is one thing. Using workplace wellbeing to raise company performance is quite another. Young Lee explains how parallel data analysis might give wellbeing more impetus at the organisational level

The truth about workplace productivity

The truth about workplace productivity

As the global productivity slump continues, understanding the barriers and obstacles to focused work can tap opportunities for improving employee performance

Collaboration

The new collaboration strategy: musical chairs with data

How can organisations use their data to make meaningful design decisions that improve their collaboration and productivity? Peter Smit sifts through the tsunami of data to create a simple sequence of data analytics…

All together now: seven dimensions of workplace wellbeing

Getting lost amidst a plethora of wellbeing models for the workplace? Confused by the complexity of health systems? A new academic model simplifies the story of workplace wellbeing

The loneliness epidemic: can workplace design weigh in to help?

As the effects of loneliness on our health come to the fore, how can workplace design play its part in helping people interact? Laurie Aznavoorian of BVN Architects explores the research

Wake up and smell the workplace: how aroma is changing behaviour

Offices in the past rarely came up smelling of roses. But all that could be about to change as olfactory design becomes the next sensory stimulus in the workplace. WORKTECH Academy reviews the evidence

dyslexia

Torment or talent? Managing dyslexics in the workplace

More awareness of dyslexia in the classroom is filtering through to the workplace – and the condition can be a creative bonus for employers rather than a curse