Conversations may be more productive when held in the great outdoors

Conversations are more responsive in natural environments such as parks and gardens than indoors, finds new research by the University of Manchester and Cardiff University. The researchers recorded conversations between three- and four-year-old children and their parents while they explored a city park and the park’s indoor education centre and …

Majority of staff check emails on holiday, even if bosses don’t care if they keep in touch

The majority of UK employees check their work emails while on holiday despite the fact that their employers do not want or expect them to keep in touch, new YouGov research has revealed. It seems the majority (60 percent) of those who use email for work check their inboxes while …

Do You Have What It Takes To Work From Home? These Are The Top Traits Employers Look For In Remote Workers

You know you want to work from home. And you’re pretty sure you have what it takes to be a remote worker. But did you know that there are a specific set of traits that employers look for when making remote hiring decisions? It’s true! Because remote work is a …

You Could Save Up to $150 a Month With Lyft’s New Subscription Service. Here’s How

Ride-hailing companies have been coming up with schemes to ditch your car for good, and Lyft seems to be dead set on that. Starting today, Lyft is launching an “All-Access Plan” for riders across the country where they can subscribe to a monthly plan for a set amount. The Uber …