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.
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?
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.
International WELL certification defines what the ideal office should be like, not only for its users’ physical health, but also to ensure their mental comfort. These are two vessels that flow into each other and influence each other.
An interview with environmental psychologist Jakub Franc, who is also in charge of a team of UX designers in one of the best Czech startups. An interview about scents in offices, about the need to have one’s own territory in an open-space office and about when people can get lost in the workplace. An interview about the soul inside office walls.