The global experiment: How to stay productive whilst working from home
Are you ready to ditch the daily commute, set your own workday schedule and not have to do your fair share of hot drink rounds? Working from home comes with an abundance of benefits! In an attempt to contain the coronavirus, businesses across the globe have closed their doors and instructed their staff to continue working from home. This ‘global experience’ gives you the freedom to explore what type of working schedule enhances your productivity. To all fellow remote workers, the internet is full of tips and tricks on how to best work from home, to help you cut through the noise, I have sourced the best selection of home-working hacks to help you stay productive and self-motivated!
Facts vs Fiction: The Coronavirus Myths Dissected
The coronavirus also referred to as COVID-19, has injected a state of fear into the global population. As we write this article, there have been more than 200,000 cases and 8,000 deaths across the world. In less than three months, the disease spread from Wuhan, China to every continent on earth except Antarctica. The world news headlines continue to scaremonger civilians with twisted versions of the truth, rumours have begun flooding through communities, spreading misinformation on how to prevent contracting the disease.
Manufacturers Embracing The Green Culture
We live in a society that has developed an eagerness for the consumption of material goods. Over time manufacturing companies have invested in cheap and easily accessible materials due to ever-growing customer demands. Unfortunately, this has led to the development of a fossil fuel-dependent economy. It’s becoming increasingly important to adopt new practices that will help improve the sustainability of your business.
Creating a Smart Factory to the Power of Four
The digital revolution has been looming over the manufacturing industry for many years. In fact, Industry 4.0 began in 2011, promising to deliver a more responsive, adaptive and connected manufacturing line, from the Internet of Things to Artificial Intelligence. Manufacturers have always been content with a “satisfactory status quo”, a major problem companies are confronted with, however, is high capital investments and thin profit margins, making cheaper offshore labor more appealing.
How to recruit the ‘perfect employee’
Recruiting the correct people goes hand in hand with running a successful business. Hiring the wrong employee is expensive, costly to your work environment, and time-consuming. On the other hand, hiring the correct employee, pays you back in employee productivity, a successful employment relationship, and a positive impact on your work environment. Here are five factors to consider when recruiting for a new position:
Coronavirus: The first global health emergency
Last year the world was burdened by tariffs as the US and China played tit-for-tat, both sides increasing import tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of goods. Now, the coronavirus is said to “sideswipe the global economy”, the virus, which has killed more than 500 people and sickened thousands, is taking a heavy toll on China’s economy.
5 Benefits of a Digital Transformation
Two decades into the new millennium, the digital revolution continues to gain momentum, half the worlds population has access to the internet, and more than 70% of people will be connected by mobile devices before 2022! For businesses, emerging technologies provide a wealth of new opportunities, however, it can be difficult to know how and where to start adopting new technologies within your business.
What is your 2020 vision?
2020 is officially here, we haven’t just moved into a new year but a new decade! What better time to fire up your engines and take your business to the next level - after all it is now or never.