Here are some very down-to-earth and practical methods managers can employ to keep their remote employees happy, engaged and productive.
In short, the experts the author spoke to recommended:
- Frequent communications
- Occasional face to face meeting
- Avoid leaving remote employees out of meetings/rewards
Millions of the UK’s workforce feel they’re putting their heart health at risk due to the pressures of their job, according to a new survey carried out by the British Heart Foundation
49% say their job causes them to eat less healthy foods.
43% say it causes them to exercise less
22% sat it causes them to drink more
Lost productivity due to cardio problems alone cost UK businesses $8 billion a year.
This week, the Oxford English Dictionary added the phrase"Internet of things" to its hallowed pages...But what exactly is the Internet of things, and how might the emerging technology change our lives?
If you haven't already added this to your strategic planning agenda, it's time you do.
"The employee-work contract has changed: People are operating more like free agents than in the past. In short, the balance of power has shifted from employer to employee, forcing business leaders to learn how to build an organization that engages employees as sensitive, passionate, creative contributors. We call this a shift from improving employee engagement to a focus on building an irresistible organization. Employee engagement is paramount for retaining and attracting today's top talent. Five elements and underlying strategies can make organizations “irresistible”."
Employee engagement, or more to the point, the lack thereof, is a huge topic these days. This report by Deloitte does a good job of reframing the problem and the solution.
Simply put, this is the ultimate in laptop computers - a plastic film that sticks to your skin in roughly the same size as a plaster but much thinner. This has been made...
This technology should be a part of your workplace conversation whether you are for or against it.