New studies show that freeing workers from set office locations and hours can strengthen team culture and creativity while reducing burnout and turnover.
In 2017, New York City-based communications strategist Courtney Hamilton and her fiancée decided to forgo a typical wedding, instead eloping to Costa Rica. By the time she returned to the office a week later, Hamilton and her new husband had already decided to keep the adventure going by moving to Los Angeles so he could accept a killer job they just couldn’t pass up.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – If you are what you eat, then what should you eat (or not eat) to help you retain information when studying for final exams? Sodexo national dietitian Beth Winthrop, who helps the company’s college and university clients create healthy, well-balanced food options for students around the United States, has offered her tips for smart eating during finals season.
Watch as our Phoenix office embraces a new way of working through Workplace360, CBRE’s global workplace initiative designed to promote flexibility, mobility and productivity through tech-enabled, 100-percent free-address and paperless offices. Spread across three floors of Building IV at The Esplanade in Phoenix, the new 75,000-square-foot space is leading the way in terms of workplace strategies that impact employee performance, productivity and talent recruitment.
An example is a study undertaken by CBRE in conjunction with the University of Twente in the Netherlands. The study found that providing healthy alternatives to sugary food and drinks improved productivity by 45%; schemes to provide mental balance like meditation and yoga improved productivity by 30%; introducing circadian lighting, which mirrors the waxing and waning of natural daylight, improved productivity by 12%.
Each day, Republic Services’ drivers fulfill a promise to our customers – 5.8 million recycling and waste collection pick-ups, or promises fulfilled with precision and consistency.
Our customers understand that each promise comes with an assurance that their recyclables and waste will be handled the right way – safely and in an environmentally responsible manner. This, of course, demands a highly advanced and durable fleet.
More than 2,500 technicians skillfully maintain Republic’s fleet nationwide while continually finding greater environmental efficiencies.
It’s estimated that disengaged workers cost the Canadian business economy over $350 billion annuallyin lost productivity. According to the Management Journal’s semi-annual Employee Engagement Index, approximately 60 percent of employees are not engaged, 15 percent are actively disengaged at work and only 25 percent are actively engaged. Why are these statistics important to businesses and economic growth?
The metrics are clear: employee engagement is the key to success in the workplace of the future. And a digital workspace focused on the needs of employees is the platform that will drive that employee engagement.
Prioritizing the Employee Experience With so much at stake for an organization’s success, and with the data validating the value of improving employee engagement, enterprises are starting to prioritize the needs of their employee experience. Inevitably, that strategy leads to IT.