Office work feels draining for a reason. Your brain builds up toxic chemicals when you concentrate for a long time.
October’s employment report was rosy, with more than 500,000 jobs added in the month. There were also signs that the American workforce was heading back to the old normal.
The environmental benefits of less commuting and fewer in-person events could be lost.
Your brain may have got used to working from home, here’s how to transition back to the office.
When our colleagues quit, are we more or less likely to quit too? Is quitting contagious? Research shows it depends on the departing
employee’s performance — and what kind of manager is in charge.
A divide is growing between workers and management over the return to the office and other issues.
The pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives, and new study shows it’s also changed workplace dynamics — mostly to the detriment of workers.
It’s a wonderful time of the year.
Although the end of the pandemic may be in sight, the costs of working remotely are growing. It’s time companies had a plan – even if they aren’t returning to the office any time soon.
The coronavirus epidemic has made us all rethink our workspaces. But the needs of the times have always influenced the office space – whether for the colonial empire or a growing commerce.
For as long as there has been remote working, companies have sought ways to replicate the serendipitous conversations we have in a physical work space.
For decades, home workspaces were portrayed as the domain of men. Now, with many families all working under one roof, women are paying the price.
The post-pandemic office will be a lot more flexible but still will be necessary to help build relationships among colleagues, according to three scholars.
Tens of millions of Americans who have been telecommuting during the pandemic are beginning to head back to the office – even though COVID-19 remains a threat.
Working from home during lockdown reminded many of us of the benefits of office life. With a bit of imagination we could have the best of both worlds.
The ‘right’ amount of noise is different for everyone. That might explain why some people perform best in noisy environments, while others prefer silence.
Knoll is best known for transforming the design of America’s corporate offices. But she was also on the front lines of a State Department effort to promote American ingenuity and capitalism abroad.
The midterm elections have put America’s political divide front and center, increasingly invading the work space and stressing out employees.
Our study found that office workers performed just the same, whether the air conditioning was set at 22°C or 25°C. But making that tweak can cut energy use by 18%.
Rather than being distracting, open plan offices can actually work for certain situations.