Successful businesses and employees must be able to stay on their toes to keep up with emerging workplace technologies and trends. Practices that were once considered fads or eccentric habits are now the norm. Here are five emerging workplace trends that are becoming mainstream.
Fragmentation of Structure
Ask your parents and grandparents what the structure of their first grown-up job was like and they’ll mention something about everyone being in a single office building, most likely with an abundance of cubicles and offices. That’s just not the case anymore. Modern businesses are increasingly decentralizing their physical and hierarchical structure.
Just as job seekers have trouble finding quality job opportunities, business owners have a similar struggle in finding and holding onto talented employees. In order to keep employee turnover to a minimum, it helps to create a positive work environment that not only attracts loyal employees but make them want to stick around as well, and if you’re wondering how to improve your employee success rate, here are a few tips to get you on the right track. Continue reading →
An entrepreneur starting and growing a company is faced with many management decisions. You have already settled on a product and are working to expand your customer base. Great thought is given to developing your product or service to meet the demands of that increasing customer base. You consider marketing channels and are beginning to create an infrastructure which allows for company growth. But, aside from the product or service you provide, what will be your company culture? Continue reading →