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The Future of Work is Creative, Flexible, And Human - Entrepreneur's Handbook
Forget the rigid corporate ladder. Today, the most attractive and best places to work allow free-flowing ideas and career paths. In the industrial age, businesses were built on strict hierarchy. Today, in the digital age, we are witnessing a major shift.
this-week-450  Around-the-web  Matt  workforce  labor  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  quality-of-life 
16 days ago by areadevelopment
How to get the 5 generations in the workforce to work together - Fast Company
How to get your boomers and your gen-Zers (and everyone in between) on the same page, despite very different styles.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  workplace  workplace-trends  workforce  millennials  gen-z  this-week-448-new 
5 weeks ago by areadevelopment
In Focus: Taking Advantage of the Remote Working Trend - Area Development
With the majority of employees worldwide spending at least a portion of their time working remotely, facility mangers need to alter their workspaces.
area-development-features  Matt  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  collabarative-workspace  facility-planning 
7 weeks ago by areadevelopment
How to Offer Flexibility to Your Manufacturing Employees - Manufacturing.net
According to the 2018 Mercer Talent Trends Study, 51 percent of manufacturing employees want their company to offer more flexible work options. Yet only nine percent of HR leaders in the industry say flexible working is visibly present in their organization.
this-week-447  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  workforce  workplace  labor 
9 weeks ago by areadevelopment
In a tight labor market, companies bet big on five-year rewards - Reuters
And since hardly anyone stays with a company 30 or 40 years these days, more companies are honoring longevity after only a few years on the job, when staffers are in their prime and most likely to be scouted by rival firms or executive recruiters.
this-week-444  Around-the-web  Matt  workplace  workplace-trends  labor  skilled-labor 
december 2018 by areadevelopment
Agile Real Estate’s Impact on Incentives - Area Development
Agile real estate solutions that reduce your firm’s level of investment and/or headcount may have an effect on incentives provided by state and local entities.
area-development-features  Matt  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  facility-planning  collabarative-workspace  real-estate  corporate-real-estate  site-selection  economic-development 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Tech campuses have a exploitative historical parallel: company towns — Quartz at Work
A product largely of industrialization in the 18th and 19th centuries and, in some cases, stretching into the middle part of the 20th century, the company town began as a social experiment. Could a company, centered on a single industry such as mining, textiles, or steel, create and own a town where workers would live and work for many, many years—perhaps from cradle to grave?
this-week-443  Around-the-web  Matt  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  facility-planning 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
WeWork’s Rise: How a Sublet Start-Up Is Taking Over - The New York Times
Critics have derided WeWork as overvalued and vulnerable to the next downturn. But the company holds so many leases in so many cities, it might hold more power than its landlords.
this-week-442  Around-the-web  Matt  wework  facility-planning  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  corporate-real-estate  real-estate  office-design  office 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Make Way for the Game-Changers - Area Development
Organizations that encourage and foster innovation — at all levels — will stay ahead of the curve.
area-development-features  Matt  innovation  tech  technology  high-tech  workplace-trends  workplace 
september 2018 by areadevelopment
How Family-Friendly Workplace Policies Can Help Solve America’s Labor Shortage - Area Development
Companies that institute family-friendly workplace policies will be more successful in recruiting and retaining the skilled talent they need, leading to a more robust performance for themselves and the overall economy.
area-development-features  Matt  workplace  workplace-trends  workforce  jobs  site-selection  economic-development 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
What Amazon’s workplace wish list tells us about the future city - WORKTECH Academy
As Amazon draws closer to a decision about a new location for its second headquarters in North America, its public declaration of demands has prompted questions about what the future city requires to attract forward-thinking enterprises.
this-week-419  Around-the-web  Matt  amazon  HQ2  headquarters  e-commmerce  ecommerce  high-tech  tech  technology  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Lord & Taylor Building, Icon of New York Retail, Will Become WeWork Headquarters - The New York Times
From the moment its doors opened more than a century ago, the Lord & Taylor building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan has stood as a monument to old-school retail.
this-week-401  wework  new-york  new-york-city  mid-atlantic  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  headquarters  collabarative-workspace  jobs 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
First Offices, Then Apartments, Now Gyms? WeWork Launches New Wellness Concept - Forbes
WeWork is turning up the heat on its competitors with a new wellness and fitness concept, which it is calling Rise by We, that opens to the public Tuesday.
this-week-400  Around-the-web  Matt  wework  workplace-trends  workplace  tech  high-tech  technology  startup  innovation  entrepreneurship 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
First Person: Siemens Real Estate’s Use of Intelligent Space Design Impacts Employee Productivity and the Bottom Line - Area Development
Area Development’s editor recently asked Michael Kruklinski about intelligent space management at Siemens and how office configuration can play a role in employee satisfaction and productivity, as well as in sustainability and continuity of operations, all of which ultimately affect the bottom line.
area-development-features  Matt  real-estate  CRE  facilities-management  facility-planning  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  corporate-real-estate 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
How Mobile Tech Could Attract More Workers to Manufacturing - IndustryWeek
Close to four of every five millennials want greater mobile connectivity in the workplace, and now is the perfect time to add mobile tech to streamline processes.
this-week-396  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  millennials  workforce  workplace 
september 2017 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Taking A “Servant Leadership” Approach to Culture Change - Area Development
A focus on core behaviors — which can be observed and measured — is the first priority in a company’s cultural transformation; it will clarify which behaviors are acceptable and deter the formation of any subcultures.
area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  workforce  workplace 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
BerkleyNet finds the secret to attracting and keeping talent -- make them feel valued - Potomac Local
The most unique aspect of their business growth? They hire curious problem-solvers, encourage ownership and invest in their employees.
It has allowed the company to maintain their highly coveted population of talented employees.
Around-the-web  Matt  workforce  virginia  south-atlantic  workplace  workplace-design 
august 2017 by areadevelopment
A look inside Facebook's New York office - Business Insider
The Menlo Park, California-based tech giant, which has a current market cap of $435.11 billion, consistently earns top spots on "best places to work" and "hottest companies" rankings.
Around-the-web  Matt  facebook  tech  high-tech  technology  workplace-design  workplace  this-week-387 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Alternative Workplace Strategies: Open Offices Gaining Traction - Area Development
An open or hybrid office can help to promote employee collaboration and boost productivity, while also resulting in cost savings.
area-development-features  Matt  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  headquarters  office  site-selection 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Happy Hour, Hip Music and Co-Working: Welcome to the New Staples - Bloomberg
Staples is targeting a market that, while now trendy, it still considers neglected: small businesses, from independent contractors who patronize co-working offices to entrepreneurs on Main Street and in Silicon Valley.
this-week-382  Around-the-web  Matt  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  tech  entrepreneurship  startup 
april 2017 by areadevelopment
Elon Musk accuses the UAW of paying an employee to unionize Tesla - The Verge
As California’s largest manufacturing employer and a company that has created thousands of quality jobs here in the Bay Area, this is not the first time we have been the target of a professional union organizing effort such as this.
Around-the-web  Matt  tesla  jobs  labor  workplace  manufacturing  elon-musk  california  pacific-states  electric-vehicle  tech 
february 2017 by areadevelopment
How Steelcase Rearranged Its Workplace To Create A Purposeful Office - Co.Exist
CEO Jim Keane rethought the furniture company's office to make employees and executives more accountable—and more inspired.
this-week-372  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  facility-planning 
december 2016 by areadevelopment
Healthy Workspaces Boost Employee Morale and Productivity - Area Development
While most employees would agree that their environment has an impact on their health — and evidence-based research supports this — how many have considered whether the workplace promotes a healthy lifestyle and helps them achieve their wellness goals?
area-development-features  Matt  workplace  real-estate  CRE  facility-planning 
august 2016 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Unintended Consequences of the Open-Office Model - Area Development
There is little doubt that open-space workplaces are not only here to stay, but will earn new corporate recruits in the years ahead.
workplace  area-development-features  Matt  in-focus  facilities-management  facility-planning  office  corporate-real-estate 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
How Labor Standards Can Be Good for Growth - HBR
On the day of President Obama’s speech, Nike put out a statement that it “fully supports the inclusion of strong labor provisions” in the TPP because they “create economic growth that benefits everyone.” This is not a common view among trade economists or policy-makers.
this-week-351  Around-the-web  matt  obama  labor  workplace  manufacturing 
april 2016 by areadevelopment
No Longer Just Startups: Fortune 500 Companies Are Taking Co-Working Leases - Bisnow
Co-working spaces are thriving (WeWork's valuation just hit $15B) off freelancers and startups—and now big businesses are getting involved. Recent WeWork tenants include General Electric, KPMG, Merck and British publication the Guardian. And these companies aren't exactly startups—their average age is 155 years, Bloomberg reports.
this-week-342  Around-the-web  Matt  workplace  workplace-trends  GE 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
Current Trends in Employee Work Environments - Area Development
Companies are redesigning their facilities to reflect how each generation of employees works, with the result being greater collaboration and improved productivity.
area-development-features  Matt  workplace  workplace-design 
january 2016 by areadevelopment
How can we manage multiple generations in the workplace? - The World Economic Forum
Generation Y workers are “more demanding”. Generation Z workers want “more flexibility, autonomy and recognition”. And both groups want to be “creative”. Should managers worry about these increasingly accepted trends in the multi-generational workforce?
this-week-325  Around-the-web  Matt  workforce  workplace 
october 2015 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Co-Working Spaces Shaping a New Generation of Emerging Urban Landscapes - Area Development
Where co-working spaces exist, a creative class is emerging — individuals who share an appetite for places, spaces, and resources that meet their unique personal and professional preferences. These communal hubs are creating an entrepreneurial “ecosystem” that is part of a milieu where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
area-development-features  workplace  Matt 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Millennials as Drivers of Workplace Design
Millennials — people ages 18–34 — now comprise more than 50 percent of America’s workforce, and that percentage is growing.
area-development-features  Matt  workplace  workforce  side-insider-6-16-15 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
15 Great Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production - Great Rated!
At Hilcorp, they're serious about the motto: "When Hilcorp Wins, We All Win." This privately-held oil and natural gas company rewards people with generous bonuses when goals are met.
this-week-289  around-the-web  matt  manufacturing  workplace 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Adapting to Growing Workforce Mobility Issues - Area Development
Tomorrow’s workforce will not necessarily change space requirements but rather how that space is organized and utilized. Therefore, a shift has been made from strict workplace utilization into a more flexible occupancy measure.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  matt  workforce-development  workforce  workforce-mobility  workplace 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
Closing the Gap Between Manufacturing Employers Needs and Workers Skills
A resurgent manufacturing sector, and shifting workplace technology, has government, business, and academic leaders combining to build a modernized system of work and learning capable of equipping the workforce for 21st century careers.
insider-93  area-development-features  matt  manufacturing  workforce-development  workforce  technology  economic-development  workplace 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Making a Statement with Office Space: Finding Workplaces that Last - Area Development Online
Well-designed office facilities will aid a company in recruiting and retaining talent in today’s marketplace — and well into the future.
area-development-features  workplace-design  workplace  facility-planning  real-estate  office-design  office  matt  collabarative-workspace  urbanization 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Trading Spaces: Supporting the Mobile Workforce Beyond Company Boundaries - Area Development Online
The nature of work today is changing as companies struggle to define the right mix of workspaces for an increasingly mobile and connected work force. Global knowledge workers on the go are increasingly choosing workspaces outside the company office.
workplace-trends  mobile-workforce  workplace  workforce  economic-development  area-development-features  site-selection 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
Workplace Planning for the Middle Market: 8 Guidelines to Consider - Area Development Online
Even small to mid-size companies need to understand their workplace flow and patterns in order to increase productivity and optimize their real estate footprints.
technology  workplace-design  workplace  area-development-features  matt 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
Employers Grapple with Higher Workers Compensation Costs - Area Development Online
Employers, who are getting hit with higher workers’ compensation costs as the insurance industry changes premium calculations, are instituting programs to control the impact of workplace accidents.
workplace-trends  insurance-costs  workplace  matt  insurance-industry 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Reality Check: Making Data-Driven Decisions to Optimize Your Workplace - Area Development Online
The use of both quantitative and qualitative metrics allows facility managers to make better use of their real estate footprints, positively affecting their businesses and their employees.
data  facility-planning  workplace  site-selection  real-estate  matt 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Workplace: Innovation Thrives on Fearless Reinvention - Area Development Online
Collaborative workspaces can actually help drive innovation, which has now been determined to be a process that can be learned.
matt  innovation  workplace 
january 2013 by areadevelopment
CoreNet Global Advocates Quality of Working Environments and Work Experiences as Socially Responsible Corporate Practices - MONEY® News
Companies should consider adopting 21st-century workplace practices and policies that meet the needs of both employers and employees, according to a new corporate real estate (CRE) industry advocacy statement released by CoreNet Global.
corporate-real-estate  workplace  workplace-design  around-the-web  This-Week-197  matt 
january 2013 by areadevelopment
The Ways We Work: V - Metropolis Magazine
The authors of our NetWork paper urge us to recognize, plan, and manage “the workplace” as an expansive network of settings – only some of which are under the control of influence of the organization.
twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-Week-172  interior-design  office-design  workplace 
june 2012 by areadevelopment
Workplace Technology Survey Teknion
Technology deemed the single largest factor fueling change in the workplace today
STUDIES  labor  facility-planning  workplace 
february 2012 by areadevelopment

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