Offices: Are they necessary?

In a study by Cisco, 60% of professionals thought that they did not need to be in office to be productive.

Friday, October 22, 2010


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Additionally, mobility and working flexibility is becoming increasingly attractive when choosing a job: 2 out of 3 people indicated they would prefer a position with lower pay and greater flexibility than higher-paying and less flexibility.

"Human resources are becoming increasingly mobile, requiring to work outside the office, increasing the risk of information security. To prevent that, there is a need for improved corporate policies, training and stronger relationships between employees and IT departments, "says the study.

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Will Digital "Diets" Appear?

November 2010

Excessive information and permanent stimuli, to which modern professionals are subject to, impede an adequate rest for the brain.

Today´s professionals are subject to permanent presence of all types of informational stimulus, such as emails, IMs, SMS, tweets and news which extend the workday beyond office hours.

Refresh your Brain: Take a Nap

October 2009

In today's knowledge economy, success depends on having clear minds, so closing your eyes for a couple of minutes may be a sound business decision.

The National Sleep Foundation ran the Sleep in America Survey 2008, and found that almost one third of working adults laboring over 30 hours a week tend to sleep frequently or become extremely drowsy while working.

A Nap During Working Hours?

July 2011

A short nap during work hours helps improve employee performance.

German doctors are recommending adding a little nap during the working day as a way of improving performance, creativity and motivating workers.

President of the German Federation of Small and Medium Enterprises, Mario Ohoven, said in the newspaper edition of Bild, "'Napping in work time has already been successfully established in the United States, Japan and Austria' where they point out that incorporating 'attractive working conditions' also increases the attractiveness of a company when recruiting qualified employees. "

No Productivity Growth in Latin America

April 2011

The lack of definition of a comprehensive agenda focused on identifying the root of the problem seems to be the reason.

Latin American countries have shown significant levels of economic growth in recent years pushed by, among other things, the favorable international environment. However, the productivity of Latino workers seems not to have kept pace.

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