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Employees and Productivity: How to Avoid the Afternoon Slump

August 15th, 2018

Help employees avoid the afternoon slump with these tips.

For many employees, there’s something that happens most afternoons and you may have come to expect it: an energy crash.

The afternoon crash not only affects employees, it can also have a negative impact on overall company productivity and quality of work.

What can you do to avoid the afternoon slump and keep energy levels up? Keep reading to find out.

Employees and Productivity: Avoiding the Afternoon Slump

  1. Encourage Going Outside

Going outside, getting fresh air and sunlight can wake employees up, even in the middle of the day. Sunlight during the day can have the same effect as getting sunlight in the morning – it wakes the body up. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Increase Productivity in the Office

May 15th, 2018

Limit office clutter for a productive environment.

Sometimes the office can be a boring place. You show up at the same time every day, likely do the same work day in and day out, and are out the door like clockwork.

For employees, an unexciting day at the office can decrease productivity and may even impact quality of work.

How can you make your workplace more suitable for productivity? Keep reading for business environment tips and ways to make the day a little better for your workers.

Designing the Perfect Office

As Lifehack reports, “It’s been said that a well-designed office can increase your productivity about 20 percent. However, despite the studies and statistics, nearly half of the employers interviewed don’t consider workplace design a good business investment.” Read the rest of this entry »

4 Benefits of Standing at Work

September 1st, 2015

You may have heard that standing at work is healthier for your body and leaves you more energized than sitting, but have you tried it? It can be a tough transition to stand for the whole day when you are used to remaining seated, and many workers may be hesitant to make this change. Here are four benefits of standing at work to help you try it out.

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4 Benefits of Standing at Work

  1. Increased Productivity

Today’s workers face a massive new challenge: the epidemic of “sitting disease.” It leads to lower productivity, engagement and employee happiness. To combat the negative effects of this, standing desks have the same effect as open offices in terms of productivity; the openness of the layout encourages team collaboration and helps to increase your work output. Read the rest of this entry »

Motivating Your Team: 3 Tips for Unproductive Employees

March 17th, 2015

Offices are comprised of many different employees, from the actively engaged to the outright unmotivated. Motivating employees comes in many different forms and employing various approaches works to establish loyalty and commitment from workers.

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Why Are Employees Unproductive?

There are many reasons for a worker to become disengaged and unproductive on the job. Some reasons include a lack of career opportunities or upward mobility, low enthusiasm, lack of communication or an employee may feel they don’t make an impact on the company. Here are 3 tips for motivating unproductive employees. Read the rest of this entry »