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Workplace Trends

The Future of Coworking

Amanda Schneider | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Coworking can't completely take over the workplace just yet. One of the challenges of coworking is the vulnerability of the revenue model. Since most operators typically stumble into coworking space ownership from other, unrelated industries, it can be a steep learning curve.

The Rise of Coworking

Amanda Schneider | Posted 10.26.2015 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Technology is empowering an increasingly mobile workforce. It's not just employees who are mobile -- the makeup of workers in the U.S. (and beyond) is changing.

Zurich Got it Right: Data Based Design

Amanda Schneider | Posted 09.09.2015 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Everyone seems to either want to emulate Google's offices, or rip them apart. The truth is, what is great about Google's offices doesn't work for everyone.

Us and Them: A Critical Perspective on Generational Differences in the Workplace

Ellevate | Posted 08.13.2015 | Women

Character-building is the foundation of any great career and we must sometimes endure tough challenges to earn the stripes that will lead us to advancement. At the risk of sounding a bit soap-boxy, I feel that it should not fall totally upon older generations to embrace and cater to the whims of younger generations.

Outdoor Workspace: The Next Workplace Frontier

Amanda Schneider | Posted 05.21.2015 | Business
Amanda Schneider

If you could take a vacation to anywhere in the world, where would you go? This is how Kirt Martin, VP of Design and Marketing for Landscape Forms, starts every conversation. Not surprisingly, nearly everyone answers somewhere outdoors.

The Future of Learning: In the Classroom and Beyond

Amanda Schneider | Posted 01.19.2015 | Education
Amanda Schneider

Lately, there has been so much chatter about the future of work, but perhaps what we should concentrate more effort on is the future of learning. After all, learning is what prepares us for the working world, right?

Workplace Wellness: 7 Workplace Design Experts Weigh in on the Next Big Thing

Amanda Schneider | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Sitting is the new smoking. Rising U.S. obesity rates. Michelle Obama's "Get Moving Campaign." Proliferation of the LEED rating system and acceptance of practices.

NeoCon 2014: Work Is a Verb

Amanda Schneider | Posted 08.24.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Work is no longer just some place we go, but something we do and something we do in many different places that is hard to put a neat box around.

Survey Reveals Increasing Benefits From the Rise in Telecommuting

Brett Greene | Posted 06.15.2014 | Denver
Brett Greene

A recent survey was conducted by PGi to report on telecommuting. Out of those surveyed, a total of 80 percent of knowledge workers (workers that do no...

Five Ironies in Workplace Design

Amanda Schneider | Posted 06.04.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Multitasking actually costs time.

The Biggest (And Toughest) Shift in Corporate America

Amanda Schneider | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

We like to think these examples are as antiquated as an old rotary phone in our iPhone world, but unfortunately they are not.

Workplace Trends to Watch in 2014

Amanda Schneider | Posted 03.30.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

While younger generations entering the workforce are pushing the envelope even further on work life balance, they are often sacrificing pay for said balance. This is causing a shift.

Torch Your Home Office Before It's Too Late!

Jeb Harrison | Posted 10.05.2013 | Business
Jeb Harrison

I guess you could say once you start working from home you can't go home again. It's the truth -- I shudder to think of all the inappropriate behavior I would get slapped around for were I to show my face in an office.

Mentoring Flip-Flop: What The Bosses Are Learning From The New Hires

Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty

In an effort to school senior executives in technology, social media and the latest workplace trends, many businesses are pairing upper management wit...