It is common knowledge that bathrooms are hotspots for bacteria, which is why they are always cleaned and disinfected with priority. However, there are many other bacteria breeding-grounds in the office that are often overlooked and forgotten.
5 Ways Sitting is Killing You
Find out why sitting is the new smoking and what you can do about it for better health and wellness. GeekWrapped.com’s science team has summarized the top five reasons why sitting is unhealthy. It increases our chance of dying early, makes us fat, increases the risk of depression, harms our bodies, and is detrimental even if we exercise. Learn how to improve your lifestyle for positive health and wellness benefits by sitting smarter, standing more often, tracking your activity, doing a simple yoga move, and more. Protect your health with these simple tips.
Across the enterprise, management can either make or break the organization. The number one reason people quit their jobs is because of their managers. So, we can assume that the majority of managers suck. As depressing as this sounds, there is plenty that we can do to change it. It’s not their fault; many just don’t have the tools they need to be great managers. Here is the secret formula to make sure that all of your managers rock.
When hiring new employees for your team, you’ll of course be hoping to weed out all the bad eggs at the interview stage, but there are always going to be a few who slip through the net.
Towergate Insurance has created an inforgraphic to help you deal with this problem, outlining the various difficult personality types that you might come up against and offering solutions of how to deal with them.
The infographic outlines six personality types: The uncooperative ones, the procrastinators, the office clowns, the gossipers, the short tempered ones and the avoiders. For each there are multiple signs to look out for – such as a lack of maturity or a negative attitude or a rebellious nature – and some suggested solutions to help solve the problem.
And it’s not something that can be ignored. The infographic states that difficult employees can lead to a 30-40 per cent reduction in team performance and lead to a 54 per cent chance of another employee leaving.Read More
Today’s work environment bears hardly any resemblance to that of a few decades ago. Call it a passage of time or a generational shift, there is no denying that right from the process of job hunting to the way the workforce communicates with each other, the differences are plenty and drastic.
Global recruitment company Next Generation along with NeoMam Studios, has released an infographic depicting a few of these social and technological changes that have transformed the way we work. The research data suggests that while most jobs in the market today didn’t exist 20 years ago, it’s expected that in around a decade’s time, 60% of the jobs will be completely new compared to today’s workforce.
Further, professional space has come a long way from jobseekers waiting in long queues of employment exchanges to recruiters now seeking out hires through professional social networks. The traditional hierarchical structures have also given way to a more flexible, flat system- with horizontal organizational orders more prevalent than previous years. One of the most evident changes is the relatively balanced gender ratio in many fields of work when compared to previous years.
The infographic suggests that erosion of the conventional concept of the workplace and traditional work hours together with the rise of remote working, has emerged as a mixed blessing, with employees working from anywhere and as a result, at any time. For more insights, check out the infographic charting out a few ways workplace has changed over the years and how it continues to change.
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