Mulitasking- We Love It But It Actually Sucks

Mulitasking- We Love It But It Actually Sucks

It has long been said that women can multitask which is seen a positive thing and men cannot, to their  detriment. Unfortunately I am going to spend the rest of this article debunking multitasking and its supposed benefits, because it actually sucks productivity out of

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Do You Have What It Takes To Hire Millennials?… And Keep Them On?

Do You Have What It Takes To Hire Millennials?… And Keep Them On?

Heres the thinking: (I am a millennial/generation Y-er myself). My grandparents lived through World War 2, they were raised under very harsh, hard circumstances, you worked and did what you needed to provide for your family. Due to their parents upbringing my generations parents were

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Here’s An Idea: Lets Pay People To Quit

Here’s An Idea: Lets Pay People To Quit

The ‘Zappos Theory’ is something a lot of people have heard of. If you’re new to the theory- here is the lowdown – Zappos is an online shoe retailer. They provide new employees with a four-week training period that immerses them in the company’s strategy,

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What If We Work 25 Hours a Week Until We’re 80?

What If We Work 25 Hours a Week Until We’re 80?

Working an 8, 9 or even 10 hour day, or a 40 hour work week is a concept I have never understood for 2 main reasons: There is the ‘we are animals and no animals can run flat out for such long periods of time,

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After 3 Deaths Employee Wellness Is Top Priority At Trek

After 3 Deaths Employee Wellness Is Top Priority At Trek

It’s a ‘no brainer’ that a company manufacturing bicycles should take employee wellbeing seriously. I mean, you’re selling the outdoors active lifestyle- surely you should live that purpose throughout the business. Apparently not. Employee wellbeing is a relatively new focus point for Trek bicycles and

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How To Make 1300 Employees Feel Like One Family? Go “Orange”

ExactTarget CEO Scott Dorsey has grown his company from  3 to 1300 employees in 11 years, and more since. Throughout this growth which has seen the company going public, Dorsey has maintained the culture, “Orange”. More than just the main colour of the brand “orange’ has

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