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Senior Executive Service Is Meant to Be Mobile, according to Lawmaker
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Senior Executive Service Is Meant to Be Mobile, according to Lawmaker

Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., has introduced legislation that would require senior executives at VA to be reassigned every five years. Wait, mobile mean change jobs every five years?  Old school, man, old school. The head of the House #veterans’ Affairs Committee on Tuesday defended his legislative proposal to reassign VA senior executives to new posts every five years and limit the number of bonuses the...

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What’s Good for People? Moving from Wellness to Well-Being

Our latest paper, commissioned by Knoll Download Key Take-Aways The bottom line impact is clear, wellness needs to be a strategic priority. Stockholders would demand it, if they understood. Most organizations invest in wellness, but few address broader well-being. The indirect costs of poor health and well-being trump direct costs by a wide margin. There is a direct relationship between well-being and healthcare costs, productivity and...

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ReWork: Rethinking Work and Well-being | Arianna Huffington
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ReWork: Rethinking Work and Well-being | Arianna Huffington

“Well-being has migrated from marginal to mainstream, finally coming to be seen for what it is: the best way, indeed the only way, to maximize not just happiness and fulfillment but productivity, creativity and, yes, profit. It’s the only sustainable way forward, not just for individuals but for companies, communities and the planet.” Read the full article at huffingtonpost.com


Apple’s HQ the “Ring” – Is it a Cathedral?
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Apple’s HQ the “Ring” – Is it a Cathedral?

"This project is about a legacy, timeless design, and the belief that the design of a headquarters can shape a company’s trajectory and inspire generations of future workers and leaders for years to come."

Source: hbr.org

Not open plan. Not particularly flexible. Certainly not an off-the-shelf solution. But in terms of what it was built to do, inspire, it certainly does.


Telecommuting up 115% says new report – Demographic data offers some surprises
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Telecommuting up 115% says new report – Demographic data offers some surprises

The 2017 State of Telecommuting in the U.S. Report was released today by Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs.

Source: globalworkplaceanalytics.com

The report covers trends in the telecommuting workforce over the last ten years including:

 
• Demographics of the average telecommuter (age, gender, education, salary)
• Telecommuting by industry, occupation, and sector
• Telecommuting by metro area (prevalence and growth)
• Actual and potential economic and environmental impact of telecommuting


Technology is often neglected in workplace change initiatives @CRE.tech 
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Technology is often neglected in workplace change initiatives @CRE.tech 

Last week in Chicago, cre.tech and MetaProp NYC presented a CRE.tech LIVE seminar about “Innovative and Productive Workplaces.” Hosted by JLL, the coffee-fueled event brought together some of the brightest workplace strategy experts to discuss the challenges and opportunities that come with today’s rapidly changing office technology. Ed Nolan, JLL’s Managing Director of Workplace Strategy …

Source: cre.tech

This is a must-read for any organization involved in workplace change. We so often operate in silos that unless IT is leading the change, it's the last thing the workplace strategist thinks about.


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