Working Life

A 4-day workweek at Microsoft Japan boosted employees' productivity by 40 percent

A 4-day workweek at Microsoft Japan boosted employees' productivity by 40 percent

While proper time management is a crucial skill to have in today's busy world, an experiment with Microsoft's Japan employees found out that going to work for four days in a week, instead of the usual five, resulted in more efficient meetings and increased focus in the office, making up for a 40 percent rise in employee productivity.

Remote working key to winning the battle for talent

Remote working key to winning the battle for talent

According to a new study conducted by the Centre of Economics and Business Research (Cebr) with support from Citrix Systems, Inc., companies that leverage technology to enable flexible and remote working models can not only attract talent, but increase employee engagement and productivity, potentially boosting the US economy by as much as $2.36 trillion a year.

40% Of Coworking Users Would Prefer to Work from a Conventional Office, new Research Finds

40% Of Coworking Users Would Prefer to Work from a Conventional Office, new Research Finds

A joint-research from Gensler and the British Council of Offices (BCO) on the rise of flexible workspace in the UK corporate sector has uncovered that 40% of flexible space users would rather work from a conventional office, prompting questions about the viability of the flexible space solutions as it currently stands.