Flexible and part-time workers outperform full-time colleagues

A new report from the charity Working Families assessing the flexible, agile, and family-friendly working policy of its employer members claims that flexible and part-time workers appear to outperform their full time colleagues. The 2018 Top Employers for Working Families Benchmark report captures the experience of 630,000 employees across some …

The difference between office design and FM is the difference between sex and parenthood

There is an ongoing feeling within the facilities management discipline that when it comes to office design, facilities managers are not consulted early enough or well enough or consistently enough to ensure that the end result is a workplace that is as functional and as effective as it could be. …

Workplace wellness programmes may be a waste of time and money, study concludes

The $8 billion dollar wellness industry in the US may not be achieving very much, according to a new analysis from academics at Chicago University and the University of Illinois published by the National Bureau of Economic Research. While the researchers concede that the difficulties of measuring the impact of …

Growing a Business Is About the Customer, Not the Product

Gary Tramer is the co-founder of successful sales engine enterprises SearchWords and LeadChat, and most recently PoweredLocal, a wireless marketing and data analysis automation system. As an expert in sales, lead generation and conversion maximization, Gary is the perfect person to talk to about how businesses create and grow customer …

Employee anxiety peaks despite government’s pledge to uphold workers’ rights post-Brexit

Despite the government’s pledge to keep and strengthen workers’ rights in a post-Brexit world, research from the CIPD has revealed that over a quarter (26 percent) of British employees have expressed job anxiety. Simultaneously, a recent article from the Guardian also states that 64 percent of people believe the stress …

Statically Compiled Go on Alibaba Cloud Container Service

The third prize of the Alibaba Cloud competition goes to David Banham. His winning entry is a succinct tutorial on statically compiling a Go program, and using Docker to containerize and distribute it. Alibaba Cloud’s Container Service is a great example of how Docker and Kubernetes are revolutionising the cloud …

3 ways personalization can save brands from the retail graveyard

SPONSORED: Presented by Sailthru Big retail is still in big trouble. CB Insights’ recent retail report found 21 high-profile retail bankruptcies in 2017 including such well-known brands as Radio Shack, Gymboree, and Toys ‘R’ Us, with the pace of closings accelerating significantly. Meanwhile, a select group of online natives are …

Study – Americans Don’t Have Plan for Another Dow Dro

Are you financial prepared for dips in the market? A new study reveals that about half of Americans (52 percent) feel financially prepared, yet surprisingly only 28 percent have a financial plan in place. With us here today to talk tips for financial literacy is Doyle Williams, EVP of COUNTRY Financial. The post Study – Americans Don’t Have Plan …

Podcast: Tips to Making 2018 a Kinder Year – Interview with Life Coach Edith Paul

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Naspers announces $300 million initiative to support startups and tech in South Africa

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Marieme Diop and Shikoh Gitau to speak at Startup Battlefield Africa Local venture capital fund formation is on the rise in Africa, led by …