Billionaire presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is being mocked on Twitter for his plan to rearrange the White House if elected. Bloomberg’s “open office plan” includes turning the White House’s East Room into a space where the President and his staff can work together – saving the Oval Office for “official […]
American work habits have evolved over the past 10 years. Americans today work longer hours than ever, have trouble disconnecting from work, and are commuting longer and longer distances to get to work. They also are more likely than ever to work from home and participate in the gig economy. […]
Perks in the workplace sometimes subtly discourage you from leaving the office on time. That’s why Portland design firm Work & Co decided against including fun distractions, like Ping-Pong tables. Employees tend to value traditional benefits like 401-Ks and paid-time-off policies anyway. Snazzy workplace perks aren’t always innocuous. Sure, free […]
Room is a new company that’s created private, semi-soundproof phone booths for noisy, crowded offices. Already, the company has snagged high profile clients like NASA, Salesforce, and Nike. Room says they’re on track to sell $US10 million worth of product in their first year of business. If you work in […]
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Goldman Sachs will adopt a more open floor plan, Business Insider’s Dakin Campbell reported. While well-intentioned, science suggests a move toward open offices will leave employees stressed and unproductive. Employees will get more distracted, leading to more time wasted. They will also get sick more and might dampen enthusiasm for […]