Corporations are looking to the physical work environment to help enhance recruiting efforts. That’s not a surprise considering how competitive the employment market has gotten. Workplace Insight has an interesting article about how companies must do more than rely on a cool work environment to attract and retain top talent. There needs to be a focus on the entire employee experience.
The physical environment still plays an enormous role in overall workplace productivity and there are a few factors to consider when designing a new facility. A few design cues to keep in mind are making sure that you have a lot of natural light, provide a variety of places for people to work, and remain sensitive to the company’s culture.
CEO Magazine has an interesting article about how practicing mindfulness and meditating can help improve workplace performance. It’s clear that mindfulness can help improve focus, reduce stress, and manage uncertainty. All things that will improve overall workplace performance across any organization.