talent attraction/retention

Food for thought: can organisations boost productivity through food subsidies?

How far do free food programs (FFP) go to increase productivity and engagement in the workplace? And at what point do the benefits outweigh the initial costs? Aramark looks at when a free food program is the right move for an organisation

What are the real characteristics of the responsive organisation?

In the first three videos of an eight-video series produced by Microsoft and PopTech on the changing world of work, international experts explore the essentials of rethinking what it means to be efficient

Making light work of constant distractions in open plan space

Having trouble getting ‘into flow’ in the office environment? A new traffic light system promising to cut down interruptions has reopened a familiar debate about the trials of working in open plan

Don't let organisational culture hold you back

This changes everything: working in a human-robotic ecosystem

How will digital technologies transform the world of work? What will the rise of the robot do to corporate real estate models? In the wake of the WORKTECH New York conference on 4-5 May, panel chair Peter J Miscovich of JLL explains

Why a ‘bricolage’ mindset gives HR directors a major headache

Five-year development plans are irrelevant to millennials whose rootless identity extends to their relationship with the workplace, says Tom Savigar

BYOD (Bring Your Own Dog): why liveability matters at work

Making a better workplace is not just a question of design, say Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway - creating a culture of permission is what really counts

New York real estate industry shows its softer side

Adopting a more people-centred workplace was a dominant narrative at the latest WORKTECH conference in the Big Apple

Good vibrations: meet the vibe manager

If you want your people to have a better time at work, then the job of the vibe manager is to set a positive culture