workplace productivity

What Is Goldbricking and How Does It Affect Workplace Productivity?

It’s only natural for employees to get distracted from time to time. However, some always seem to find something better to do than the tasks assigned to them. No matter how meticulous you are in the recruitment and training process, you’ll still end up with a group of workers who never care about what you […]

Tips on Addressing Employee Attendance Issues in the Workplace

If you want your company to succeed, you need to surround yourself with the right people. Now,  if you rush through the hiring process, you’ll likely make mistakes. You may end up working with employees who do not care about the company. From time to time, they may not show up for work, which can […]

What Is Cyberslacking and How Does It Affect Workplace Productivity?

If there is one thing clear in today’s remote work environment, it’s that the success of the setup can be attributed to internet connectivity. Many companies can continue their work operations online because the proper work-from-home tools are available at their disposal. Even so, this privilege also comes with great pain.  Running a digital business […]

What Are the Best Productivity Planners?

You’ve probably promised yourself numerous times that you’ll start becoming more productive. Perhaps you even thought of organizing your tasks, but you didn’t know where to begin. Well, if you want to keep track of your responsibilities while balancing your personal life, you’ll need a productivity planner. Just because we’re halfway through the year, it […]

Work Hours Vs Productivity: What You Need to Know

Productivity is always a huge deal to employers because they want to see employees bringing real results to the table. They expect workers to perform excellently in every project to ensure all set goals are achieved within the planned period. To most employers, that means implementing the 8-hour workday in their companies. However, is that […]

10 Effective Ways to Maintain Employee Motivation

As a manager, you realize that a team that stays motivated is a highly effective one. An employee who loves her job and the work environment is highly likely to put all her energy, effort, and commitment into her work. You already know the negative effects of disengaged employees – low morale, reduced productivity, and […]

Tips to Set Up a Workplace Wellness Room

If you work in an office with an open space setting, you might have observed a decline in your productivity, coupled with an uptick in anxiety. These are consequences of a loud, distracting work setting. A stressful workplace can affect the health and wellbeing of employees and consequently lower their productivity rate. Having a wellness […]

16 Best Chrome Extensions for Productivity (2021)

Working without direct supervision from your boss comes with privileges like more freedom and flexibility to your work schedule. However, distractions can take away your focus and make you unproductive. For most of us, Google Chrome is the go-to web browser for day to day tasks. It is feature-filled, and the consistent improvements have made […]

How Artificial Intelligence Increases Productivity in the Workplace

Because of the innovations in big data analysis and storage, as well as in cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI) has been improving productivity in the manufacturing industry. This technology has been providing critical information that helps businesses make informed decisions. What’s more, it spans multiple sectors. A Gartner survey reveals that over the course of […]

How to Create a Foolproof Work-From-Home Routine

According to an article published on Stanford News, the ‘work-from-home economy’ is likely to continue long after the COVID-19 pandemic dies down. 42% of the US labor force is now remotely working full time. However, despite the benefits of this setup, it is still not without problems. Business Insider interviewed several remote workers who shared the most […]

Understanding Takt Time vs. Cycle Time vs. Lead Time

In the manufacturing and assembly industry, Takt Time, Cycle Time, and Lead Time are some of the fundamental concepts that help managers to better understand how to optimize workflow, resources, and the time it takes to complete a project. These three lean manufacturing processes can be confusing to a lot of practitioners in the field […]

Remote Work Is More Effective Than Office-Based Work, And Here’s Why

There’s no denying the fact that remote working is a rapidly growing trend. While organizations and businesses had already started to embrace this new style of work before the COVID-19 pandemic, the abrupt surge in remote work has largely been due to the current global health crisis. If you run a business, you must be wondering: […]

Where to find the Best Online Freelancers and Remote Workers [2020]

A lot of people who want to scale their business or startup consider outsourcing projects to online freelancers. It’s increasingly popular, especially for those who do not have the budget yet to hire full-time staff. However, once you start your search, you will quickly realize that finding the right people can be quite challenging. There […]

The pros and cons of introducing a 9/80 work schedule in your workplace [List for 2020]

Recent studies on workplace productivity have shown that flexibility over full-time working hours improves staff morale, workplace culture and productivity, not lessens it. Staff that have connected autonomy — that is, they have greater control over the where, when and how of managing their time and workloads while still feeling like they are an integral […]