90% of employees want ‘...to acquire new skills in order to further their careers...’ however, only one-third of respondents said that their current employer offered sufficient opportunities to develop those skills. This is causing employees to jump ship in droves. In fact, 40% of employees have already left previous employers because they lacked sufficient opportunities to develop new technology skills, and a further 58% reported a need to seek new employment to further develop new technology skills.Read More
The World Green Building Council has launched a new report which highlights the tangible economic benefits of green buildings. Doing Right by Planet and People: The Business Case for Health and Wellbeing in Green Building presents case studies of 11 facilities around the world that have one or more green certification.Read More
Nearly one-third of knowledge workers currently employ some form of automation. Unlike their blue-collar counterparts, knowledge workers are embracing AI and Automation as a way of making their jobs easier and more fulfilling.
4 out of 5 knowledge workers believe that workplace automation will allow them to better focus on doing their jobs, that's according to Workfronts annual 'The State of Enterprise Work' report.Read More
The best business leaders share a courageous approach to running their companies. That’s according to a report from software consulting firm ThoughtWorks.
The report findings ‘underscore the critical role that technology plays in business strategy, from navigating the chaos of digital transformation to how they’re setting their business up for future success.’Read More
Technology has changed the way we work. Organisations who realise this are coming out ahead. One of the ways to do this is through adopting technology and flexible working styles into the workplace.
Companies who create collaborative spaces outperform their competitors in responsive leadership and employee connectedness. That’s according to new research conducted by Nick van der Meulen (Rotterdam School of Management, Eramus University (USM) and MIT’s Centre for Information Systems Research (CISR).Read More
How often do you think about the air you breathe?
It is probably not the top item on most manager and business owners minds, but the quality of the air we breathe has a big impact on employee productivity.
Many studies indicate that ventilation is critical to employee health. Good ventilation has been shown to reduce sick building symptoms (Headaches, Sore throats etc.), cut absenteeism and even reduce infectious disease transmission.
New research from the Harvard Business Review has now shown that it has a big impact on our cognitive abilities.Read More
Ethical Corporation's Responsible Business Trends Report has some interesting revelations writes Nestle's chief sustainability officer Nelson Switzer. Some the key trends to emerge include:Read More
Technology can turn good projects into a great projects, and has a lasting positive impact upon employee experiences, building performance and sustainability.
A new report by consulting firm Arup reveals how digital technology is influencing the built environmentRead More