productivity

A 21-post collection


The end of the year is synonymous with reflection and time to evaluate and to align new strategies to adopt in the new year, such as projecting the future of the company and outlining the objectives intended for the new year. Thus giving continuity to the history of the company based on the learning withdrawn of the past year and the achieved successes. Having good business planning is undoubtedly the best way to avoid surprises and be prepared for any situation that may appear on a daily basis. In this sense it is necessary to follow the right steps to...

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Humans use emotions and intuition to extrapolate and create scenarios in order to make decisions that allow anticipating the future and, hopefully, lead the company to the best results possible and reduce Candidate Bias. When humans try to interact with each other Bias can tend to influence the result of the decision. During the recruiting process, HR professionals tend to stereotype and make uninformed choices based on gender, ethnicity and so on. “Unconscious racism, ageism, and sexism play a big role in whom we hire.” Artificial Intelligence can be defined to be blinded to these and other traits. To surpass...

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A productive workplace is crucial to business success. It doesn't matter if you are a simple operator, assistant or the CEO, everyone plays a part in getting your company to reach its goals each month. Tired employees, no matter how much you try to motivate them. They are exhausted. They can be underproductive and even dangerous in critical situations causing harm to themselves and others through impaired judgment and reduced capacity to perform their work. Workers who are fatigued may have a slower reaction time or be unable to make good decisions. Fatigue can also lower the immune system, leading...

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In recent news, the title of the article was: “Only 41% of employers have a strategy to protect the health of workers”, and the article ends with the following conclusion: “increasingly aware of the direct link between the well-being of employees and their level of productivity and commitment to the company, as well as the relationship with behaviours associated with less healthy lifestyles - namely, sedentary lifestyle, stress, and obesity. What remains now is: moving into practice.” As suggested in a 2007 publication by the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization, “Steps to Health. A European framework...

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The workplace, the workforce and the technologies that we use in the world of work, are in a nonstop of transformations. The relationship with the workers, the customers, the communities and all of its influencers are beginning to gain place side by side with all the financial performance metrics and quality standards of products or services. Transforming business enterprises into social enterprises. “A social enterprise is an organization whose mission combines revenue growth and profit making with the need to respect and support its environment and stakeholder network. This includes listening to, investing in, and actively managing the trends that...

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