Mercury rising: why science is warming to workplace temperature
As much of Europe and the UK swelters in the heat, the subject of temperature in the office is once again a ‘hot’ topic. But what does the scientific evidence tell us about the impact on behaviour?
Why are US employers laying off staff amid a talent shortage?
This WORKTECH Academy briefing adopts an all-American theme to report on volatility in the tech job market, the return of Neocon trade show and the upcoming WORKTECH Chicago event
Parameters of productivity: what’s the best way to improve performance?
Raising office productivity in the new era of hybrid working will be a challenge for many companies. Interviews with six global experts for a podcast series presented by Nestlé Coffee Partners suggest how business performance can be enhanced
Autonomous beings: why personal control is key to productivity
People spend far too much time answering to others in endless meetings, says workplace culture expert Bruce Daisley in an exclusive interview with the Smart Coffee Break, presented by Nestlé Coffee Partners
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
The choice of curves or straight lines is matter of science, not taste
New scientific research explains why curved lines might be more appropriate in some office environments while angular and rectilinear forms might work better in other situations
Introverts exposed: why outgoing types thrive in open plan
New scientific research supports the idea that extroverts fare much better in exposed work environments than those who crave peace and quiet to get work done
New year, new workstyle: three ways to achieve your workplace resolutions
Sticking to a New Year’s resolution is never easy, especially when they are hauled into the workplace. Here are three useful tips for keeping those resolutions on track