Productivity

How to overcome the top five productivity killers impacting HR

The HR team has always been a vital component of long-term organisational success – handling any people-related issues that come their way, with the overall values and goals of the organisation as...

Three key benefits of a process-centric company culture

Establishing a process-centric culture is crucial for maintaining innovation and efficiency. It requires management to step back and trust their teams, but the rewards are phenomenal.

Alpha mail: AI learns to write

An automated email system could potentially free up hours of the working week, but there are still many kinks to be ironed out, finds Beau Jackson

In uncertain times we need to raise the benchmark

For decades benchmarking has been an essential tool for any business looking to understand how its performance stacks up against competition and contemporaries.

Home truths: adapting to the new world of work

Lockdown has provided us with a nationwide remote working experiment, but it may not have been as successful as HR had hoped.

Office working still necessary for productivity, study finds

Staff need on average three days a week (2.91) in the office to achieve maximum productivity, according to a new study by construction services company ISG.

Don’t let the office ‘die’ – for the sake of young professionals

I’ve heard the phrase ‘the death of the office’ touted recently. Many companies – including Facebook – have already stated it will permanently embrace virtual working post-pandemic. It unlikely that...

Flexibility and family-friendliness boosts pandemic productivity

Organisations with flexible and family-friendly policies have seen increased levels of productivity throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Employers warned of risk of ‘sleepwalking’ into a society lacking human connection

?According to the latest ONS data, 3.3 million people in the UK are often or always lonely. Due to lockdown and the social restrictions put in place due to coronavirus, this figure is expected to rise...

Remote productivity suffers due to lack of office chat

The majority (70%) of remote office workers in a Unipos survey said the thing they miss the most about work is face-to-face chats with colleagues.

Remote working productivity predicted to decrease

?Prolonged and permanent remote work could lead to a productivity slump in the long-term, according to software firm Names & Faces.

Why workplace trust creates a productive and engaged team

Workplace trust has never been more important. To create and maintain a positive workplace culture across a digital workforce, it’s critical that senior management trust employees to get their work...