Thinking of introducing music in the workplace as a soothing influence? Music plays a subtle but surprisingly powerful role in employee wellbeing. In the past, silence was considered golden and workplaces frowned upon employees wearing earphones tapping their feet and humming along to songs. Today however, it’s not uncommon for businesses to subscribe to commercial streaming platforms for everyone at work to be able to listen to music. Music Has
Is Overuse of Smartphones at Work Killing Productivity? How to Help Your Employees Strike the Right Balance
Research on local mobile phone usage shows that Australians interact with their mobile phones about 480 million times in a day – approximately 40 million times more than last year. Over 40% of Australians check their mobile phones even in the middle of the night. Smartphones and tablets have permeated every sphere of our lives; we make travel and cinema bookings, check for news updates, organise our diaries and
Is Lack of Resilience Stressing Out Your Employees? Help Your Team Build Up Resilience and Coping Abilities
According to a report from Medibank, almost 5 million Australians report feeling stress caused by job pressure and an overload of tasks at work. A modern workplace is often highly demanding with constantly connected work cultures where the risks of burnout are widespread. Given that the frenetic pace of modern workplaces is unlikely to change, it’s more important than ever to help your team navigate workplace challenges more successfully.