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    Is your job unrewarding? Here are the top 40 signs

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    Almost half of Brits are stuck in a ‘boring or unrewarding’ job, according to a study. A poll of 2,000 employed adults found more than three in 10 say their job is ‘utterly dull’, while 35 per cent even describe their work as ‘soul destroying’. A quarter feel there is nothing left for them to […]

    What will your workplace be like in 2030?

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    Unily has released an in-depth report analysing the key trends and issues shaping the workplace of tomorrow. The report, ‘Future of the Workplace 2030+’, has been co-created with the globally renowned futurist Anne Lise Kjaer, a regular on the TED Talks circuit best known for the ground-breaking book The Trend Management Toolkit. The report also draws […]

    SURVEY SAYS: Workers take TEN TIMES as long to poop at work

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    Whatever colourful euphemism you use, it’s a fact of life that all of us need to use the toilet. But British workers have been revealed to be spending up to ten times as long going about their ‘business’ while on the clock than they do at home. A study across 8 UK cities (3514 surveyed […]

    SME exec teams ‘too slow to keep up with workforce technology needs’

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    Nearly a third (31%) of SME decision makers say their leadership team is not moving fast enough to keep up with employees’ changing technology requirements. That’s according to the new 2019 Digital Business Report from Advanced, which calls into question whether employees are given the right tools to improve their productivity. 39% would consider leaving their job if […]

    Working extra hours affects relationships, say Brits

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    Figures by the TUC revealed that, since 2001, the number of employees working 48-hour weeks has risen by a quarter of a million to three million, while half a million British workers suffered from work-related stress in 2018, and 44% said it was due to workload. With the World Health Organisation defining ‘burnout’ as “a syndrome” […]

    5 motivation hacks that actually work

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    For employers and employees alike, there is one aim when it comes to making a workplace better. The end goal is always to create a better working environment that motivates staff, encourages productivity and produces great results. So, how do we stay motivated? Employees need to enjoy their work and have the resources in order […]

    ‘Pointless’ tasks at work cost you 15 weeks a year

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    The average employee reckons they waste almost 15 weeks a year – carrying out ‘pointless’ tasks at work, according to research. The study of 2,000 workers found typically 142 minutes a day – more than two hours – are spent doing admin, paperwork and attending meetings when they could be getting on with more important […]

    The air in your office could be affecting your wellbeing

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    Employers could increase worker performance by 20% simply by increasing the fresh air supply in offices and meeting rooms, according to a new report from Sharp. The new report, developed by Sharp and workplace psychologist Dr Nigel Oseland, highlights the importance of creating the right conditions for meetings in order to boost productivity. The report identifies […]

    The biggest workplace distractions… and how to avoid them

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    Picture this scene. You’ve arrived at the office nice and early, a hot coffee on your desk and fingers poised over the keyboard. You’re ready to work and ready to smash it. But before you can start, laughter and loud conversation breaks out, your phone starts to ping with Facebook notifications, someone’s talking about TV […]

    How to improve productivity in the workplace

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    Procrastination can come at a great cost for businesses. According to research, procrastinating professionals can cost a company up to 36 working days each year, with texting, shopping and browsing social media during work time being top distractions.  So, what exactly can be done to help boost your workforce’s productivity levels. We take a look […]