The option to work from home is among the benefits that office workers request most often. And it’s also something that sees constant discussion at management meetings. Some people hate it, and some praise it to the skies. Some companies are loosening remote-work rules, while others are tightening the screws. Yahoo! once had lax rules here, but they’ve brought employees back into the office, and some other big players are beginning to follow suit.
Christmas. Its time to shine is almost here for the year. There are two kinds of people when it comes to Christmas. One kind is already unpacking the lights and almost done picking gifts. And the other, the Grinches, is slowly coming to grips with the fact that Christmas dinner with their family awaits (again). No matter whether you’re in the first group or the second, we’ve got 10 tips for you on the best gifts for your workmates and your partners in business. And not just any tips, either – they’re specialized for your career in the Czech Republic.
We’ve all encountered gossip in our lives, and we all know that much of it is laughable at worst. And that there’s other gossip that can carry lots of negative energy and pain. Gossip as a method of informal communication within a company can support its culture, or devastate it. In the latter case, what are some effective antibodies against this droplet infection?
What good is The Olympics for a corporation? Why can’t employees permanently have a picture of their pet on their desk? And what are the symptoms of “occupied seat syndrome?” Keep reading and learn it all from our interview with David Mansfeld, director of the Czech branch of Johnson & Johnson Global Services, which moved into new offices this year.
Are you one of those people who can’t type a word at work without their headphones, and who build walls of music in open-space offices? Or do you prefer absolute quiet mixed with an occasional word with your workmates? Read on for a probe into the musical worlds of office souls.
The same ordinary Scotch tape that you have in your desk drawer and secretly take home with you played a key role in Watergate and saved Apollo 13. Really! And would you like to know what tape has to do with tree frogs?