No more psyche-ward green: how to make your office so much better in 2019
If looking around your office at motivational posters from 1988, psyche-ward green walls and rows of people slumped at rows of desks makes you want to run screaming for the exits, don’t worry, help is at hand.
What is agile working and why is it taking off in South Africa?
Agile working, where employers offer fewer constraints and plenty of flexibility to an employee, is increasingly popular in South Africa. But how should businesses adapt to this trend?
How to make working on your laptop better for your body
Laptop computers are lightweight, portable and convenient, allowing us to work anywhere. But with many people now using laptops as their primary computer, even though they were originally designed as a temporary alternative to desktop computers, the risk of injury is high.
What do Millennials want at work? Surprise, the same as what we all want!
Analysing and interpreting Millennials is an industry in itself but are they really as different as experts would have us believe, especially when it comes to the workplace?
Biophilia takes root in SA offices as trend grows worldwide
It’s an odd sounding word that’s often mistaken for something illegal or someone who likes books, but biophilia is simply humankind’s innate connection with nature. And it is a trend growing more popular in South Africa’s offices.
More SA companies following Apple's sit / stand approach to work
Recently, it was widely reported in the media that all employees at Apple's new spaceship-style headquarters in Cupertino, California would be getting desks that give them the option of working sitting or standing - a trend that is rapidly catching on in South African offices too.
How lighting affects office productivity
There are certain factors that everyone knows affects workplace productivity, but there is one important item often overlooked by most employers the world over: LIGHTING.
6 ways your company can adapt to an ageing workforce
Many of today's 10 year olds will live to be 120 and it's not a stretch therefore to expect them to still be working at 100.
From unequal pay to robots - the hot button workplace issues likely to dominate 2018
Workplaces the world over are changing rapidly thanks to the way we prefer to work, social changes and technological advances.
Idea centric offices with homestyle comforts expected to be amongst SA office trends of 2018
Ideas are the new currency of modern economies and it is no more evident than in recent billion dollar idea success stories like Airbnb and Uber which are now disrupting, and even putting out of business, established industries.
6 innovative ways companies are changing the workplace
Increasingly companies are seeing the workplace as a strategic tool for productivity and collaboration by introducing workplace innovations that make offices much more appealing places to work.
Want to be really productive at work in 2018? Here’s how
Productivity is the combination of intelligent planning and focused efforts.
But staying productive at work can be a challenge said Richard Andrews, Managing Director of Inspiration Office, an Africa-wide office space and furniture consultancy.