Companies may strive to be at the forefront of office space innovation by introducing ping-pong tables or nap pods, but employees appreciate something a lot more functional. How can AI, VR, and wearables be harnessed in the service of a happier, more productive workforce?
Companies closely monitor sales, revenue, and expenditure, but reviews of their employees – the lifeblood of organisations – are often haphazard. Celpax aims to right this through daily check-ins. But is happiness the productivity-boosting elixir it’s been billed as, or a relatively useless metric?
The average person spends 90,000 hours at work over their lifetime, so it’s fair to want one’s efforts over that time to feel worthwhile. Canvas8 spoke with leadership researcher and coach Susan Fowler about what a new understanding of the human psyche means for workplace motivation.
Everybody gets stressed out from time to time, but 37% of Britons claim to feel this way for at least one full day each week, with workplace issues being a key trigger. Canvas8 spoke to 20 people from across the UK to find out what exactly frustrates and infuriates them at work.
The Apple Watch launched in April 2015 with an array of sensors to measure a user’s pulse, movement and location. Touted as a health and productivity aid, the watch is the most mainstream product to gather bodily data in the form of biometrics. But should brands know our every measurement?