Managing distractions while working from home

As Covid-19 spreads in North America, chances are that your employer has implemented a temporary work-from-home policy. If you're new to this, you may have found out distractions were both plentiful and tempting. However, it's more about managing them than avoiding them. Unfortunately, the latter is pretty much impossible, as we are actually conditioned to … Continue reading Managing distractions while working from home

Generation gap: Millennials at work

This is the last installment of our 3-part series on 3 generations of workers. This week, we'll look at Generation Y, mostly known as Millennials. Millennials were born between 1981 and 1994 Technology is an intrinsic part of their lives. Unlike previous generations, they've never experienced a time without computers, cell phones and Internet, and … Continue reading Generation gap: Millennials at work

Can a great open office concept help you attract and retain employees? (You bet!)

Contrary to popular belief, the open office concept didn't come from the 80's and 90's start-up companies of the Silicon Valley. In 1939, Architect Frank Llyod Wright designed the Johnson Wax Headquarters. The office lacked any partition, but rather was divided up by thin white columns, filing cabinets, and oval desks. Johnson Wax Headquarters For … Continue reading Can a great open office concept help you attract and retain employees? (You bet!)