Older workers would like more flexible working opportunities

  A survey carried out on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has found that the majority of workers aged over 50 would ‘welcome more flexibility’ in the workplace. The survey, which polled more than 12,000 workers over the age of 50, revealed that 78 …

We need to change the terms of the open plan office debate, claims US report from Gensler

New workplace data from the Gensler Research Institute claims to challenge the current narrative surrounding the open plan office ‘debate’ and uncovers the right way to invest in work-focused amenities, including coworking, that result in higher employee engagement, business performance and profit. The 2019 Gensler US Workplace Survey includes the …

Things You Should Consider Before Selling Your House to a Real Estate Investor

A significant number of you have presumably observed a “We Buy Houses with CASH” or “We Buy Houses FAST” signs while driving around town. However, if you are like many other homeowners, this might be your first experience of managing or dealing with investors. Without previous experience, selling a house …

How to Tell If Vue.js Is the Right Framework for Your Next Project

Vue.js grew from a one-man project to a JavaScript framework everyone’s talking about. You’ve heard about it from your front-end colleagues and during conferences. You’ve probably read multiple comparisons between Vue, React, and Angular. And you’ve probably also noticed that Vue outranks React in terms of GitHub stars. All that’s …

What to Do If You’ve Been Wrongfully Dismissed

Losing your part-time or full-time job is a potentially life-changing experience and is undoubtedly stressful, especially if you think that dismissal was unjustified. You have a growing home business to support and you rely on the supplement income from your job to keep it going in the early stages. So, …

Half of all workplace tasks will be performed by machines within seven years

  The world is going through a workplace revolution that will bring a seismic shift in the way humans work alongside machines and algorithms, according to new research by the World Economic Forum. By 2025 more than half of all current workplace tasks will be performed by machines as opposed …

Why early intervention matters for workplace mental health

Last year alone, poor mental health was the primary cause of long-term absence for 22 percent of organisations, with employees feeling too stressed or anxious to face going in to work. This was up from 13 percent in 2016. However, 45 percent of those who take time off for mental …

How to use Twitch.tv to generate interest in your music

When many Americans today hear the word “twitch,” their mind first pulls up images of video game live streams (rather than the medical definition for a “brief spasmodic muscular contraction”). And with 2.2+ million broadcasters streaming today plus 100+ million unique monthly visitors, the Twitch.tv platform is only increasing its enormous …