Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Take a Glimpse at The Office of Tomorrow (Video)

Take a peek at the latest trends in the Office Environment. Santa Cruz based Plantronics, makers of wireless headsets, is giving its aging facilities a complete design overhaul. The company's head of human resources, Pat Wadors, shows SmartPlanet how the new working spaces, in addition to being more tech-friendly, are also starting to create change within the company's culture.

You can see this and others on our new Office Trends webpage.

The Workplace Of The Future Is Still The Office

The future workplace may not be entirely free of office spaces and desks, but a hybrid where companies have to support of both remote and physical spaces for many of their workers.

Read Article at Forbes.com.  

The 10 Most Common Workplace Anxiety Dreams

Being naked at work, getting stuck in the elevator, sleeping with a co-worker. How many of these dreams have you had? We've had at least one. Take a look at the The 10 Most Common Workplace Anxiety Dreams.

How to Keep Your Top Employees From Leaving (Infographic)

Recognizing employees is one of the most overlooked facets of managements that even great leaders sometimes forget about.

Without a good employee recognition strategy, people will feel unappreciated and build up stress.

In fact, the number 1 reason why most Americans leave their jobs is that they don’t feel appreciated . The last thing you want is to have high employee turnover because of poor employee recognition.

Here are some incredible statistics about employee recognition:

11 Things You Didn't Know About Employee RecognitionThis infographic was crafted with love by Officevibe, the employee engagement platform that helps managers see the ROI of employee recognition while making employees happier.

Could Having Two Workspaces Make You More Productive?

Jack Cheng, the founder of Steepster believes it does.

"The desk, the computer on top of it, the chair you sit in, and the space they comprise are all repositories for memory. But these things don't just store our memories; they store our behaviors, too. The sum of these stored behaviors is an object's habit field, and merely being around it compels our bodies and minds to act in certain ways," he writes in an in-depth post on A List Apart.

Read "Why You Should Have 2 Workspaces in Your Office" on Inc.'s website.