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The Shift To Remote Working: Will Productivity Be Improved Or Hindered?

October 13, 2020 By Katlyn Phelps

While there was a larger, health-driven reason behind the acceleration of remote working this year, experts have been commenting on the increased productivity that remote working can provide alongside other benefits. However, there have also been some well-noted drawbacks of working remotely for employers. Now, questions are being raised about the feasibility of a permanent move to a remote working model. Will business organisations embrace remote working and experience increased productivity?…more »

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Smart Ways To Build A Positive And Productive Restaurant Culture

August 26, 2020 By Katlyn Phelps

Stress is a fact of life in the food service industry, and most restaurant workers work hard to cope with it on their own as they make a living. But as food and beverage industry workers deal with the effects of constant stress, a recent study has revealed that the hectic - and sometimes, toxic - environment in the food and service industry can have a negative impact on workers’ mental health.…more »

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The New Workwear Rules And What They Mean For Your Productivity

July 20, 2020 By Katlyn Phelps

With a recent survey discovering that 47% of Americans aren't wearing pants during their working day, and only around half will brush their hair or wash their face before a video call, you may be forgiven for thinking that all previous advice about professional appearances and dress codes is a thing of the past. However, that’s not the case. While remote working can certainly mean a more relaxed approach in some respects, your appearance is still connected to your productivity. …more »

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The New Normal for Workplaces Post-COVID-19

June 16, 2020 By Katlyn Phelps

Research shows that 71% of executives are worried about productivity and continuity during the pandemic, partly fueled by a shift to remote working. The world is starting to transition back to a new form of normality, but this comes with additional rules and regulations in place in a bid to protect everyone and slow the spread of COVID-19. Of course, this will translate into almost every workplace too, resulting in people’s job descriptions altering to meet new demands and a shift to working from home on a more permanent basis as businesses adapt and attempt to stay afloat.…more »

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Tips To Increase Productivity When You Travel For Business Regularly

May 12, 2020 By Katlyn Phelps

A recent study by CWT found that 64% of business travelers from the Asia Pacific region feel more productive, compared to 60% of travelers from America, and 51% from Europe, according to Travel Agent Central. Traveling for conferences, meetings, and presentations is essential for business growth and development, regardless of industry and size. However, spending time on the road can lead to lost productivity due to irregular schedules, sleep deprivation, limited resources, lack of exercise, and unhealthy eating habits. If you travel for work often, there are tactics to supercharge productivity that can help you make the most of your business trip.…more »

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Do Dress Codes Make Workers More Productive?

April 15, 2020 By Katlyn Phelps

The ultimate business attire continues to be marketed as the classic suit-and-tie, yet today, many companies are questioning the extent to which classic looks still apply in offices. The new millennium is an age of mobility, remote working, and a quest for meaning on the part of employees. Form is giving way to function, and this applies to appearance as much as to key procedures. According to a study by Stormline, 61% of people feel more productive when the dress code is relaxed. Moreover, 78% said that even if their company did not impose a dress code, they would know perfectly well how to distinguish between professional and non-professional attire.…more »

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3 Original Ways To Boost The Creative Productivity Of Employees

February 5, 2020 By Katlyn Phelps

If you own a small business or startup that depends heavily on the creative energy of your employees, the one thing you probably fear as much as a natural disaster is them having a creative block. In this article we'll take a look at how you can improve your employee's productivity and help them overcome their creative blocks.…more »

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3 Ways To Become A More Productive YouTuber

September 23, 2019 By Katlyn Phelps

If you are a YouTuber, then productivity is incredibly important. Creating regular content is paramount to maintaining a relevant and engaging channel. But it can feel like a lot of work, from coming up with ideas to creating the content and getting it ready to post on your channel. There are some simple ways to boost your YouTube productivity and help you create great content that everyone will love.…more »

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Don’t Let Stress Get To You: How To Stay Productive Under Pressure

July 2, 2019 By Katlyn Phelps

Stress is a ruthless productivity killer. In a study conducted across 12 countries (including the UK and US), half the workers surveyed claimed to be so stressed that it was affecting their work. If you’ve ever called in sick because you were simply too stressed out to function, you’re not alone. In fact, millions of workers are calling in sick every day due to stress. Left unchecked, stress can take a serious toll on not just your career, but also your overall wellbeing.…more »

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