In today’s world, we have more choices and information than ever before. This is especially true when looking at the workplace. Employees can easily get distracted by this flood of daily requests and information, making more errors from multitasking which is one of the worst working habits, and becoming less engaged in problem-solving.

So, how can managers effectively control this information to ensure it doesn’t overload them or their team? We have outlined everything you need to know about information overload and how you can avoid it. Continue reading to find out more.

What Is Information Overload?


Small and mid-size enterprises have had a tough time of late, with many struggling to survive the effect COVID-19 has had on business. The light at the end of the tunnel is beginning to shine brighter, and companies of all shapes and sizes are starting to build plans for heading back to the office. For SMEs who have survived the pandemic, laying out a return-to-work plan for business success and fluidity is vitally important to get back on track. There is also an interesting option for them to consider that is creating a hybrid workplace for employees to encourage flexibility.


It’s the perfect year to streamline your workplace as we transition into a post-pandemic world. New standards have emerged as hybrid working becomes more popular, so it’s more important now than ever before to make sure companies keep up the pace and ensure their workplaces are functioning optimally for the years ahead.

If you have not yet returned to work and are still working remotely, the odds are that in 2021 you will be back at the office. Therefore, the offices we are returning to should be ready. New studies and trends emerge each year, offering useful insight into how…


In the aftermath of COVID-19, the idea of how a business should operate is as far from black and white as can be. The social restrictions that have forced companies of every shape and size to rethink how they work and how they communicate has left a huge question mark over what to do going forward as things start to settle down.

The traditional office setting used by most has gone from being the norm to the impossible, and the decision of how to go back to the office for startup companies is ambiguous. …


As businesses across the country prepare to re-open their offices and welcome back their employees after the period of closure, managers should be looking for office improvement ideas to make the workspace as appealing to staff as possible.

With so many people adjusted to working from home over the past year, it can be difficult to smoothly transition from a personalized, ‘Instagramable’ home office space set up exactly as you like it to a generic desk in a tired traditional setting. When laying out your ‘back-to-office’ plan, it could be a perfect time to modernize your place of business.

Personalization


Re-opening an office after a period of closure is no easy feat under any circumstance, but the world we currently live in has certainly piled on the complications. COVID-19 has changed everything about the way businesses and their employees interact, and as things begin to change with offices ready to welcome back staff on a more regular basis, managers should be careful not to make any of the following, as each can be a return to office plan mistake.

1. Lack of Communication


Many companies and businesses looking at a return to the office have also opened up the possibility of having a hybrid work environment.

What Is a Hybrid Team and Environment?


Managers are responsible for handling tons of information while making important decisions each day. This work contributes to supporting a business’s development. Increasing productivity at work is a common topic among managers, as this aids in enhancing business performance.

However, it can be challenging to successfully implement measures that enhance productivity. This is why we have outlined everything you need to know to be productive as a manager and answer the question of “how do managers influence productivity?”. Continue reading to find out more about productive tips for managers.

Why Is Productivity Important?


Burnout is a common problem in offices around the world as employees feel pressured to meet constant deadlines and constantly push themselves to be more productive. Here are some great ways you can take care of your employees and make sure they’re doing their best work, while remaining happy and healthy for a better workplace environment.

Has a typically stellar worker suddenly turned negative and unproductive? If so, then he or she could be experiencing burnout, an increasingly prevalent issue among employees. So what is burnout, exactly, and how can you help an employee suffering from it?

What does burnout mean?


In 2020, the way people lived and worked significantly changed, with millions of workers switching to a work-from-home arrangement. This migration put corporate technologies in the limelight and made people wonder whether companies could continue operating efficiently and productively with most staff at home.

Businesses soon answered this doubt as they started to adopt work-from-home technologies such as Zoom, a video conferencing platform, Microsoft Teams, a business communication platform, and Asana, a project and task management tool.

Some of these already existed, but the situation made their popularity sky-rocket in just a few months. For example, Microsoft Teams almost quintupled…

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