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Trust in the workplace: If you want collaboration, get employees to open up

In today’s business world, once we get the right people on our leadership teams, the next biggest task is to get everyone to lower their guard, trust each other and truly collaborate on the company's strategy and priorities — because as we all kno.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2019

With more employees being allowed to work from home, the modern office is rapidly changing

The modern workplace is evolving rapidly. Gone are the days of stale work environments with workers packed into cubicles. Today modern offices have embraced open floor plans with comfortable work s.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 27th, 2019

Microsoft Teams will become the first Microsoft Office app available on the Linux open source operating system (MSFT)

Microsoft Microsoft is making its workplace collaboration tool, Teams, available on Linux operating systems.  Team is the first Microsoft Offic.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 10th, 2019

Employees want personal space — not an open office

Not only do your coworkers not want to interact with your kids, dog or Instagram page — most of them would prefer less contact with you as well. Although many offices have gone to an open floor plan in an effort to spark collaboration and innovati.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2019

Employers: if you want more collaboration, improve your space

Across all industries, employers are working to improve the culture of their workplace. Nineteen percent of all employees admit to being actively disengaged at work. With that disengagement leading to a 33% loss in operating income and an 11% decl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 16th, 2019

Open offices reduce collaboration among employees

Proponents of open offices claim that the design promotes employee collaboration, but a recent study found just the opposite. Wide open w.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkApr 2nd, 2019

Google Workers Want Heritage Foundation President with ‘Anti-LGBTQ’ Views Off A.I. Council

The pushback is part of a broader movement of workplace activism in Silicon Valley. A group of Google employees published an open l.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 1st, 2019

Coolest office spaces: Contegix takes its tech space to the next level downtown

Inside Contegix's 7,000-square-foot office in downtown St. Louis, employees are able to take advantage of a plush workspace and an open layout with multiple areas for collaboration. According to Marketing Manager Melissa Hedge, the data center, manage.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2018

Open offices can lead to closed minds

Some workplace designs are more about cost-cutting than collaboration.....»»

Category: topSource: economistJul 26th, 2018

Open offices can lead to closed minds

Some workplace designs are more about cost-cutting than collaboration.....»»

Category: topSource: economistJul 26th, 2018

(PHOTOS) Office of the Future: How companies are putting the "place" in workplace

Companies that want to recruit and retain employees need more than amenities and open floor plans to meet that goal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 27th, 2018

Raising Cane’s seeks new hires ahead of March openings

Popular fast food chain, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, is slated to open two Oahu locations in March — one in Hawaii Kai and one in Mililani — and is looking to hire about 175 employees to staff the stores. The Hawaii Kai store will occupy a 3,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals6 hr. 5 min. ago

More than a workplace: Modernized offices lure, engage and retain workforce

How can the workplace help employees juggle the demands of their professional and personal lives? How can on-site lifestyle amenities make working hours more efficient, and home life more rewarding? How can an office building complement daily living? .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals11 hr. 6 min. ago

Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust Is Now Open to More Investors as SEC Reporting Company

The trust’s shares are now registered under the Exchange Act of 1934, making the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust the first cryptocurrency investment vehicle to become a reporting company......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 21st, 2020

Netflix had the highest percentage of happy employees in a survey from a buzzy workplace-review app (NFLX)

Netflix Netflix had the largest share of happy employees in the US in 2019, a survey by the anonymous-professional-networking app, Blind, found. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2020

Wegmans eyes summer opening for next Triangle store

Wegmans says it plans to open its next store in the Triangle this summer, and the New York grocer has already begun hiring hundreds of employees to staff the store. Wegmans announced Thursday will open its west Cary location this summer -- an exa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2020

Maternity Leave Is Not a Child Care Solution. Here"s How You Can Better Support Your Employees and Their Families

When it comes to supporting and retaining mothers in the workplace, time on matters more than time off......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2020

The workplace should be a tool for improving employee engagement

Employees place more value on physical elements that support well-being and convenience—such as natural light, views of the outdoors, and food—than on “service” amenities like fitness centers and onsite childcare......»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkJan 15th, 2020

Former Nike executive Nikki Neuburger joins Lululemon

Lululemon has hired named former Nike executive Nikki Neuburger the company's chief brand officer. Neuburger was among the handful of female Nike employees who brought claims about a toxic workplace to the attention of CEO Mark Parker in 2018, accordin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2020

Bremer Bank employees, shareholders sue Otto Bremer Trust trustees, attempting to thwart sale

Bremer Financial Corp. employee shareholders are wading into the fight over the future of their bank. A group of 16 Bremer Bank employees filed a lawsuit against the three trustees for Otto Bremer Trust, which owns a major stake in the financial instit.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2020

Earning employees’ trust leads to building a high-performance team

The most important characteristic of all organizations is the level of trust between the leaders and their employees, and among employees themselves. Without trust, the first priority of all employees is to protect themselves from their boss and co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2020