There are plenty of benefits to adopting a clean desk policy, including information security, hygiene and sanitisation and perhaps some less obvious ways that it can enhance your workplace experience!
With the pandemic forcing the adoption of new ways of working, organisations will need to be deliberate about evolving their culture and employee experience.
There has been a lot of focus recently on the shorter term, more immediate changes that workplaces have needed to put in place to start to return their employees to the workplace.
We can’t predict how much of an impact the pandemic may have longer-term, but nearly all signs are leading to an acceleration of the “future” workplace.
No longer are our workplaces the place that we must go to “work”. Within the first quarter of 2020, the corporate world was forced to demonstrate that we can, in fact, work from anywhere in the masses. This has posed the question for many organisations, “what is the true purpose of our work environment?”.
Whether you’ve been accustomed to working from home for some time now, or you’ve been thrown in headfirst without choice, here are our top 5 tips to on the small changes we can make in our working from home environment to create a different narrative, to make work at home, work!
So what should businesses be reviewing in to set their workplace up for the future in regards to culture? To be honest, it’s nothing new, and nothing revolutionary. It all comes down to setting up solid foundations in your purpose, values, leadership and reconsidering your workplace design. We’ve provided more detail around what you should be asking yourself about each of this four areas.
In today’s workforce if you are not embracing technology you are going to be left behind. No longer can organisations sustain a heavy labour force and ignore the efficiencies that technology brings. These efficiencies are visible in the number of people required to operate your business but also the enhanced output enabled by these technologies on your people to deliver.
We share insights from our breakfast seminar, looking at the three environments in detail to see the direct impact on your bottom line results.
With the exponential increase in the power of technology the skills that cannot be replaced by AI or automation is our ability to be human; to show empathy to connect and to care. These soft skills are what will enable us to make a more valuable contribution in the future, as collaboration, empathy and entrepreneurial skills are what make us uniquely human and it is these skills that are less likely be disrupted by artificial intelligence.
An engaging forum discussing health, well-being, workplace culture, productivity and psychological health…
I’ve often had converations with key people in Professional services firms that centre around their confusion for the need to have “social” spaces at work, believing that if you’re “socializing” at work then you’re not working. These conversations have also extended to a look of bewilderment as to why their employees would want to establish friendships with their coworkers, and why I would even be suggesting that this should be a factor for their consideration in the design of their new workplace
Employee Experience… what is it? It could be defined as the difference…