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Workplace trends to watch

Workplace Trends to Watch

As companies become more competitive in attracting the best workforce and achieving the highest productivity with the lowest costs, workplace trends continue to change. During the previous years, we’ve seen paid vacations, nap rooms, game rooms, free buffet, remote offices, and other interesting ideas. But in 2019, people expect more.

Workplace trends to watch

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The #1 Reason Why People Love Their Job Is…

Companies with established recognition programs have 31% lower turnover rates, and 41% of companies that have such a program set in place report higher customer satisfaction. Statistics may not answer life’s most burning questions, but numbers don’t lie.

Ford isn’t a Human Resources company. It makes cars. To make those cars and sell them, it needs people as much as it needs the robots on the assembly line. Unlike machines, people have morale. They are driven not by electric current, but by motivation. And motivation comes from within. So how do you get people to love what they do? Easy!

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Why Outfitting Your Office Is Crucial for Attracting New Talent

Companies competing in the technology sector are – to put it mildly – smart. They not only make the world go round, but they also set the tone for the future through their unique taste in architecture, collaboration and HR practices.

Employers today have to struggle to wow applicants with bold office designs, mild policies and a long list of benefits. For tech companies, the workforce is the most important asset. Without the people, there is no product or service, no matter how brilliant the company’s management might be.

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Someone Had To Say It – Multitasking Is A Myth

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You can’t deny the existence of multitasking in computers, but you can (and should) deny it when it comes to your brain, according to Devora Zack, speaker, coach, and author of three bestsellers.

Zack’s latest book, Singletasking: Get More Done – One Thing at a Time, portrays multitasking as a folk tale, a legend, a fable. The reason is simple. In the author’s own words…:

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UC (Or How To Fit 6,207 Work Days In A Year)

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Most entrepreneurs will tell you that, while they love what they do, it is not easy to juggle the many responsibilities that come with the territory. If successful, staff will keep growing in numbers, and invoices – both issued and received- will keep piling up. How can the SMB owner make one’s  life easier?

New research indicates that a company with 100+ employees stands to reclaim the equivalent of 6,207 eight-hour work days over the course of a year by implementing Unified Communications (UC) solutions. In other words, SMBs are poised to reach significant growth by simply deploying new tech.

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How To Find Happiness At Work

Few people find happiness in what they do for a living. It doesn’t have to do with the job necessarily. You could be an underpaid gardener but still love to pick at plants all day. The important thing is to approach your job with great attention to a particular set of defining elements that dictate whether or not you’ll be happy there. According to Travis Bradberry, co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart, there’s a whole bunch of things you could do to be happy at work. Even if your job stinks.

Bradberry cites a study by Gallup according to which just 13% of us consider ourselves to be “happily engaged at work,” that those who do rate themselves as happy are 36% more motivated, six times more energized, and twice as productive as the unhappy bunch, and that 50% of happiness is influenced by genetics, while the rest is up to you.

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