“In a recent survey from workforce consulting firm Right Management, 70 percent of employees said they weren't using all their earned vacation days in 2011. In addition, research from Jet Blue Airways discovered most employees leave an average of 11 vacation days on the table, or 70 percent of their total allotted time off.” This … Continue reading Take some goddamn time off
I fear that this post may look a bit like an advertisement but an app as useful as this does require a dedicated post to itself. Also, there can be no better time than the beginning of the year (though I am 6 days late) to talk about ‘Timeful’. I am a fan of making … Continue reading Timeful
HR giants have been tom-tomming about recognition for a long time now. Recognition quickly then translates into rewards which then ends up with your organization rolling out yet another “recognition” mechanism. We are bombarded by statistics surrounding recognition all the time ‘80% of employees claim that recognition is a strong motivator of work performance’ (http://www.businessinsider.in/10-Reasons-Your-Best-Employees-Are-Leaving-You/10-Reasons-Your-Best-Employees-Are-Leaving-You/slideshow/40318344.cms) … Continue reading Recognition? What?
After the craze of tracking expenditures and calorie intake, there is a new obsession – one that of tracking time. In a small pilot run in our company, we ran one such tool. The results were astonishing. A top management guy realized that he spends 2.5hrs on personal calls in office as opposed to the … Continue reading Track it all!
Does this image instantly relax you? In this short post, I'm going to let the experts to the talking! Innumerable articles talk about the close relationship between nature and higher productivity. The below articles say it better than I can. Read on: http://www.fastcodesign.com/3021742/evidence/want-to-be-more-productive-buy-some-desk-plants http://www.fastcompany.com/3007642/stuck-idea-walk-through-park So what say, we start giving out some desk plants as … Continue reading Get the green in!