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7 Ways to Convince Your Boss That Flexible Working Is a Good Idea

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Flexible working policies allow employees to vary their work schedules. The most common form of flexible working is flexi time, when employees don’t work the traditional 9-to-5 hours and have the option to start and end work at varying times. Other types of flexible working arrangements include telecommuting, mealtime flex, alternating work locations, and a compressed workweek, which allows employees to work 40 hours per week in less than five days. The primary benefit of flexible working is that it allows employees to fit other responsibilities and activities around their work schedules. Flexible working contributes to a healthy work-life

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  • Many employees are interested in flexible work. Flexible work arrangements positively impact employee relations, commitment, and motivation levels.
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How to streamline meeting room space utilization

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Space utilization has always been an issue for companies and corporations both big and small. This especially pertains to the booking of meeting rooms, and finding ways to make sure groups of all sizes have a room that can satisfy their need. However, by allowing central personnel, like receptionists the ability to re-arrange meetings into different rooms, you can fully utilize the space you are operating in.   Help reduce space conflicts How many of you have had to book a meeting in a room that seats more people than you have attending, or have tried

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  • Improve space utilization and effectiveness with a centralized meeting room booking manager.
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The benefit of serving catering for meetings

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Having catering at meetings creates a more welcoming and friendly atmosphere for those attending. By welcoming invitees with food, even if it is as simple as a vegetable tray, shows them that you have taken the time to welcome them, and made them a priority. Further, just like sitting around a dining table at home with a family, eating food creates a more open environment that encourages interaction and idea sharing. Think about how many relationships start, or how they grow, just by sharing a meal with someone. By catering an event, you are not only providing employees and guests

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  • By welcoming invitees with food, it shows them that you have made them a priority
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Design Thinking: What It Is and How It Will Change the Future

Design Thinking: What It Is and How It Will Change the Future

In today’s global marketplace, organizations have unique opportunities, but they also grapple with multifaceted challenges. Complex problems require more than just the application of basic products and services. That’s where design thinking comes in. Design thinking is a form of solution-based thinking that doesn’t consist of following specific steps. It is a framework, process, and mindset empowering you to think like a designer. Design thinking encourages you to imagine new and innovative ideas and gives you the confidence to tackle difficult problems. Any industry – from technology, to education, to manufacturing – can benefit from employing design

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  • Design thinking prepares you to work in a world that’s changing all the time
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10 Ways Millennials Are Redefining the Workplace

10 Ways Millennials Are Redefining the Workplace

Over the last decade, workplace flexibility has become an important topic, particularly among millennials, who make up the largest generation in today’s workforce. Millennials demand workplace flexibility in order to achieve a better work-life balance. The following are ways in which they are shaping workplace trends. 1. Productivity is measured not by hours, but by output Unlike previous generations, millennials place less emphasis on the hours they spend working and more focus on the work performed. On the other hand, their older bosses often equate more face time with higher productivity. 2. Remote work is worth

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  • Millennials prefer to share desk space in a central area so they can bond with their co-workers
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