Stashing My Phone Helped to Improve My Productivity and Wellness

Thrive Global

I used to be so focused and productive. Phones and apps are designed to be addictive, impeding our abilities to focus, think deeply, and be productive. I Made Sure to Put My Phone in the Next Room While at Work.

Employee Wellness: Give Your Employees Options

HR Bartender

We haven’t updated our furniture in a while – well, except for my Herman Miller office chair – and we think we’re due. Whether you have two, ten, hundreds, or thousands of employees, not everyone will be equally productive using the same desk or chair. I really learned how different office exercise furniture is, and the need to have wellness options, when the good folks at FlexiSpot sent me a Deskcise Pro. Well, it’s harder than it looks.


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Organizations: Maximize Productivity with Effective Scheduling

HR Bartender

our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. for their customers at no additional charge. Over the years, The Workforce Institute at Kronos has spent a lot of time discussing scheduling.

How to Celebrate Global Wellness Day at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

Ever considered making wellness a pillar of your company culture ? You should, given 75 percent of professionals believe it’s the employers responsibility to provide health and well-being benefits. Focusing on employee wellness is a win-win for both employees and employers.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

At the same time, employees report feeling. inclusion at work • Only 40% say their organizations foster. impact an employee’s productivity and physical. WHAT YOU CAN DO: Focus on peak experiences at work that build. or otherwise forgettable) experiences at. at work.

Productivity Cloud – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Our friends at Kronos understand the importance of having access to the things that are important. Today’s Time Well Spent focuses on the value of having workforce data when we need it. Cloud-based solutions give us the information we want at the moment we need it – maybe call it a productivity cloud.

How Loneliness at Work Hurts Productivity

Thrive Global

Barsade and California State University Professor Hakan Ozcelik recently dived into what type of effect office loneliness has on workers finding loneliness made workers less effective at work. Loneliness in the office isn’t an easy topic to navigate.

How Wellness Professionals Can Improve Employee Productivity

Get Hppy

There is no doubt that healthy employees are more likely to be productive, which is something employers are finally noticing. This is the reason wellness programs are becoming commonplace in businesses. Consuming the right foods can really make a difference in a person’s productivity and overall health. Also read: How To Eat Well Under Pressure. Obesity can lead to many issues, including sluggishness and other problems that may intervene with productivity.

5 Tips to Improve Well-Being at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

Well-being at work is no longer a trend, but a priority. Take the Workforce Attitudes Towards Behaviour Health report , where 48 percent of respondents revealed that they have cried at work. Provide a sense of safety with financial well-being.

7 Ways To Measure Employees’ Productivity

Get Hppy

What is Employee Productivity? Employees’ productivity is the amount of work done by an employee in a particular period. High employee productivity is crucial to the success of an organization. . How To Measure Employees’ Productivity?

HR's Critical Role in Creating Productive and Meaningful Workplaces

Speaker: Ray Williams, President of Ray Williams Associates

Today’s workplace is characterized by chaotic forces—low employee engagement and productivity levels, and declining employee well being. HR Leaders have a critical role in defining the vision and strategy to transform and create a more productive and happy workplace.

Productive, But at What Cost?


Failing to address disruptive behavior by high-performers can actually hurt overall productivity. What should a leader do when one of their most productive employees is also the most disruptive? It’s a challenging question that gets at the costs versus benefits of retaining that employee. For example, a disruptive employee can have a negative impact that is felt across the organization, reducing the productivity of the entire group. By Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

The Looming Showdown: Privacy, Wellness and Productivity

TLNT: The Business of HR

On one occasion, I arrived at an airport only to realize my Fitbit was not charged. Bring Your Own Device Healthcare HR Trends Productivity Wellness Workforce FeaturedShortly after purchasing my first Fitbit, I noticed a change in my airport travel routine. Instead of looking for moving sidewalks or a comfy seat, I walked all over the airport during layovers for no reason other than to amass steps tracked by my new wearable.

5 Ways To Improve Intellectual Well-Being and Personal Development At Work


There is a belief that people work in exchange for wellness, either for themselves or for those they care about. Often, the promise of wellness is fulfilled monetarily. With money in hand, individuals can purchase products, services, opportunities, or experiences that confer wellness.

Administration is Killing Productivity – #WorkEngaged

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Kronos are hosting a special #NextChat on January 4, 2017 at 3p Eastern, to discuss creating organizational cultures where employees are working more engaged. But making the numbers at the expense of people is the same as stepping over dollars to pick up quarters.

Social Collaborative Management: Harnessing the Power of the Many

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker & Author of The Lazy Project Manager

Social Collaborative Management aims at delivering, at the enterprise level, a common goal for the business while harnessing the performance advantages of a collaborative community. This is a vital paradigm shift that many organisations are trying to understand right now - balancing traditional work and centralised leadership against the value of decentralised teams and trust. But the principles of harnessing collective power, collaboration, and community build an underlying ‘constant change’ capability that is critical in today’s new work environment.

8 Reasons Employee Well-Being Must Be Self-Managing

HR Bartender

One of the things that I took away from this year’s WorkHuman conference hosted by Globoforce is that well-being must be employee centric. Organizations cannot mandate well-being. They do need to create the environment for well-being to thrive, then let employees embrace it. That being said, there are a few specific things organizations should consider when it comes to supporting employee well-being. Well-being and wellness are two different things.

5 Meditation Techniques to Improve Employee Wellness and Productivity

Career Metis

So, the wellness of employees is paramount in forging a strong and successful organization. The employee wellness industry is today a $40 billion industry. And many of the top companies have developed unique employee wellness programs to keep their workforce healthy and productive.

8 Steps to Better Employee Performance and Productivity at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

But employee performance isn’t a dial you can turn up or down at will. Many factors determine how productive your employees are, and they vary from position to position or even individual to individual. Great incentives can enhance work performance as well.

How Drinking Coffee Can Increase Productivity

Take It Personel-ly

Coffee contains all the good things that boost us to remain productive and alert throughout the day. No wonder it is at the top of the list of things you need in your kitchen. Let’s take a look at why […].

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

higher productivity and an overall better recruiting. to work at the company • Repeating the same process for each individual. are often left out of the process, at best receive lagging reports on. intern at a Silicon Valley company Great. Monday July 2 at 2 pm 2.

How Workplace Yoga Can Enhance Employee Wellness

Get Hppy

Employee wellness is a crucial factor for an organization’s success, and companies are starting to realize that. As such, more and more employers now introduce wellness programs to implement health initiatives in their workplaces. By correcting employee body posture at work.

Positive Product Design™: A New Direction For Technology And Human Potential


Positive Product Design™ changes the relationship between technology and the people who use it. Slot machine manufacturers use the same design to keep people glued to their products. Positive Product Design™ at 15Five.

Harnessing The Power Of Gratitude At Work


While these gestures may seem modest, the results are anything but… These often fleeting, yet transformative moments can have profound impacts on our physical and emotional well-being and can boost levels of happiness and positivity in spectacular ways.

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6 Tips for Successfully Working at Home

HR Bartender

The second piece of advice I received was that it would take two years to learn how to effectively work at home. Tim Sackett wrote a post on his blog titled, “ Working From Home is One Big Lie ” and it reminded me of the challenges people can have working at home. When you work at home and you’re all by yourself…you are your own distraction. Be honest with yourself about productivity. When are you most productive? When are you least productive?

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Strength Through Financial Wellness

Flimp Communications

There are several types of wellness. Physical wellness is the one people are most familiar with, focused on making sure the body functions at optimal levels. People also have some familiarity with mental wellness, though it often (incorrectly) gets equated with mental health.

Why Employee Well-being is Vital to Work Performance

Jason Lauritsen

There’s a lot of talk about employee well-being right now. . Apparently, suffering through a global pandemic is enough to finally get us thinking about our well-being more seriously. The consequences of a lack of well-being have been laid bare over the last year. .

Strategies for connecting teams remotely to increase productivity

Get Hppy

Most of the companies remote working through the pandemic noticed a decrease in productivity in the initial days. Each group could meet at specific times over the day, and they would talk about the tasks they were handling that day. Productivity

How To Boost Office Productivity

Get Hppy

Happy employees make productive employees, and productive employees mean the whole company achieves its goals quicker. As a HR manager or recruiter, it may fall to you to assess exactly how to boost office productivity in the workplace. A productive team is a well-prepared team.

The Ultimate Set Up to Maximize Your Working from Home Productivity

Take It Personel-ly

Market experts project that at least a quarter of the US workforce will work remotely this 2021. Of these employees, more than 40% will adopt full-time remote work. Remote work, also called digital or virtual jobs, has been on the rise even before the pandemic, though.

Want a productive workforce? Focus on employees’ well-being

HR Digest

Productivity is key to recovery, but the risk of anxiety and burnout has never been higher. Bhushan Sethi, Global People & Org People Co-leader at PwC, explains why focusing on your employees’ wellbeing can help your firm recover faster. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, business leaders scrambled to help provide confidence to employees and customers about what mattered most – safety. Prioritize well-being and mental health.

The Best Ways to Motivate Your Team For Increased Productivity

Business2Community Leadership

What these statistics should evoke in managers and executives is an appreciation for the high levels of productivity and mutual satisfaction that come with having motivated employees. So how do you build a motivating culture at work? well, that is just the icing on the cake.

7 Ways to Improve Productivity In the Workplace

Get Hppy

At the core of any successful company is productivity. If your employees are productive, more revenues can be generated. If productivity is poor, you’ll hemorrhage money. And in order to improve productivity, employees have to be happy and healthy.

How Well-Designed Company Uniforms Boost Employee Productivity

Get Hppy

There are many factors to consider when a company is looking to boost the productivity of their employees. Well-designed company uniforms help establish the company’s identity through their employees and it can be a powerful advertising tool than most people realize. It helps build a strong brand image and help motivate your staff to higher productivity levels. Well-dressed and well-groomed employees appear more professional, making them feel more confident.

5 Critical Factors Affecting Employee Productivity at Work


Worried about your employees’ productivity? A productive workforce is the engine behind every successful business. Having a set of hard-working, productive employees will make reaching your goals and targets a breeze. There are several factors that affect your employee’s productivity levels. Here’s a detailed look at 5 of these factors and how to harness them to keep your employees productive. 4 — Employee Wellness.

The Way to Wellness

HRO Today

As employees struggle to cope with the effects of the pandemic, employers should rethink their well-being strategies. Whether it’s the stress of juggling childcare and work or the pain of loneliness, COVID’s impact has taken a toll on employees’ mental health as well as physical health.

How Employee Wellness Programs Boost Productivity


Wellness can be defined as the active process of becoming aware of and making choices towards a healthy and fulfilling life. At 15Five, our focus is on people and how to improve the performance management process for both you and your employees. But for employees to perform well, they must be well. Keeping employees well means having a workplace environment that promotes the health and wellbeing of the whole individual. The Wellness and Performance Connection.