The Workplace

What is the Average Hours Per Week Worked in the US?

How many hours a week do American work? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics <i>(February 2015)</i>, Americans work an average of 38.6 hours per week, …

Career Development

This CEO Wants Employees to Leave Work Early (and Loudly Let Everyone Else Know That They're Going)

Robbert Rietbroek, chief executive of PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand, says he wants leaders to "leave loudly" so everyone else feels comfortable doing it too. But does that make any sense in business?<p>The most-respected bosses do a lot of things right. Among them, they respect their employees' …

Leadership

WeWork's Headquarters Is the Ultimate Co-Working Space

With three large landings outfitted with cozy couches and lounges, the space provides synergy among WeWork teams.<p>This story appears in the November 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Since launching in 2010, WeWork has become the go-to coworking space and office provider for growing startups and …

Human Resources

After Shareholder Complaints, 21st Century Fox Sets Workplace Council at Fox News

After a chaotic period of revelations of and complaints about sexual harassment and discrimination at its Fox News operations, 21st Century Fox said …

21st Century Fox

Will the traditional office exist in the future?

Is the traditional office — with it the dreaded daily commute — about to become a thing of the past?<p>Technology, such as teleconferencing and chat …

Human Resources

Teamwork difficulties mean two thirds of UK workers are struggling

Most workers in British organisations (64%) feel they are ‘struggling’ and ‘out of their depth’, according to Dropbox’s new research on the state of …

Human Resources

Forget Work-Life Balance; Pursue Work-Life Integration - Manage By Walking Around

By onNovember 20, 2017 in alignment, Behavior, books, Leadership<p>0 0 0<p><i>“We should stop thinking in terms of work-life balance. Work-life balance is a</i> …

Human Resources

Change HR Policies To Adapt To Demands Of Employees -- Talentcorp

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 -- There is a crucial need for organisations to look into their human resource policies and quickly adapt to the demands of …

Human Resources

Businesses need to stop being tribal and create a workplace of the future

There is no question that the UK workforce is becoming more digital.<p>An independent review released last month outlined plans for digitising British …

Human Resources

7 Paid-Time-Off Stats You'll Find Fascinating

When it comes to attracting and retaining talent, there are certain workplace benefits that do a better job than others. And of all the perks out there, paid time off is among the most desired in the eyes of employees.<p>Of course, some companies are more generous than others when it comes to paid …

Human Resources

Need A Succession Plan? Take A Sabbatical

Long periods of time off let you test people for the next role.<p>The majority of small business owners don't have a succession plan, according to several surveys. While the exact percentage moves around with each survey, it's almost always above 51 percent, and for a variety of reasons. Chief among …

Leadership

You Need To Invest In Work Culture For Your Company To Thrive

Move over, Baby Boomers; Millennials have supplanted you as the largest generation in the workforce. And that fact, as reported by the Deloitte University Press, has made workplace culture the hottest topic in business today.<p>I believe that the culture of your company should be one of your top …

Leadership

Well-designed workspaces have a direct effect on productivity

Growing number of organisations are realising they can design offices as incubators of creativity.<p>One of the hallmarks of successful employers over …

Human Resources

The Modern Workspace: How Reevaluating Meeting Rooms Equals Cost Saving

By adding and upgrading technology that enables employees to work remotely and collaborate smoothly and effectively, along with analyzing how office …

Human Resources

How This Open Office Boosts Company Creativity and Productivity

Take a tour of the Neon Roots office space.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Venturer takes a tour of the offices of Neon Roots, an app development agency. The company space features an open concept, allowing for collaboration between team members and a sense of pride -- that the …

OpenOffice

Gamification: Why employers are embracing games in the workplace

Video games might once have been considered the territory of children or teenagers, but a recent study has found at least a third of us have played …

Adopt

Leeds firm’s £500,000 office refurbishment aimed at retaining staff

A leeds firm has spent £500,000 on an office refurbishment targeted specifically at the age range of its workers, retaining them and recruiting …

Leeds

How To Make Parental Leave Work For Both Parents And Employers

Parents know the joy of having an infant. You don’t want to miss a single smile — and, if your employer offers parental leave benefits, you may not have to.<p>Most U.S. employers are required to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid family and medical leave (FMLA), which includes maternity leave, but more …

Human Resources

Three key ways to manage a flexible workforce

The seasonality of work in the hospitality industry has long made it popular for employers to engage staff in a variety of ways (and not just as …

Human Resources

Province promises new protection against workplace bullies within weeks

Alberta’s labour minister is promising to introduce changes to provincial workplace safety rules within weeks to better protect employees against …

Canadian News

Work With Us | Capital Factory - Accelerator, Coworking & Office Space

Find out about startup jobs and work with us to help the continuation of making entrepreneurs dreams a reality and create jobs and innovation in …

Startups

6 outrageous perks Jet.com is offering employees to compete with Amazon

<b>• Jet.com is the Walmart's answer to its rival online retail giant Amazon.</b><p><b>• The Walmart subsidiary offers employees tempting perks in order to draw in talent.</b><p><b>• Benefits range from a generous parental leave policy to fun office traditions.</b><p>Jet.com, which Walmart acquired in 2016 for $3.3 billion, is …

Business

This is one key to increasing profitability at your company

Satisfied workers are linked to better bottom lines. Here’s how to boost worker satisfaction at your firm.<p>Keeping your employees happy could be the …

Money

11 Cool Perks Amazon Is Offering Its Newest Employees

Perks include daily catered lunch and discounts on Amazon purchases.<p>Amazon is on the prowl for its second headquarters — and cities across the US and …

Amazon

The Best Software Companies To Work For In 2018 Based On Glassdoor

• 62% of all employees working for Software 500 companies would recommend their company to a friend, up from 61% in 2015.<br>• 76% of all employees working for Software 500 companies approve of their CEO today, up from 73% in 2015.<br>• Aconex Limited, The Trade Desk Inc. (NASDAQ: TTD), HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS), …

Technology

Comment: Why the RSA 'Driving for Work' advert doesn't sit right with me

The Road Safety Authority's advert on 'Driving for Work' seems to suggest otherwise.<p>I’m batting for the other side here, but I found myself annoyed …

News (Ireland)

Americans work less than ever before but still feel like there's no free time — and there's a simple explanation

The number of hours Americans work has gone down over the last several decades, according to data from the OECD, while leisure time has gone up. But that's hardly the perception for many working people.<p>How come?<p>The psychologist Adam Alter offered one reason in his 2017 TED talk "Why our screens …

Science

Workplace Analytics as a Powerful Tool for Innovation

<i>With coworking and remote working trends revolutionizing the traditional work space, leading companies are rethinking their real estate strategies to make more efficient use of their space.</i><p>Many have recognized a need for change, but often the information needed to innovate is lacking. Or perhaps we …

Human Resources

Lack of sick leave in labour code a factor in B.C. human rights case

Canadian Federation of Independent Business says sick leave legislation would cost small offices<p>A dental receptionist who alleges she was fired …

British Columbia

Congress has paid nearly $1 million in settlements after workplace complaints this year

Congress has doled out nearly $1 million in taxpayer-funded settlements this year to eight people following workplace complaints on Capitol Hill, according to a new government report.<p>These settlements were in response to claims of sexual harassment, overtime pay disputes and other workplace …

Jackie Speier