When did our workspaces turn into playgrounds? Google’s Zurich HQ has a slide, while LinkedIn’s office is stocked with drums and guitars – but such perks may not be things staff will want in the future office.
Running a business means that your mind is often working at 100mph, so it’s no surprise that certain things can be neglected. However, one duty of utmost importance is that every team needs a leader to encourage them to perform as well as they can.
There’s a reason why Apple suddenly changed the name of its iWatch to the Apple Watch, and it all has to do with Swatch – a rival that may have it in for the tech brand.
At the beginning of the year, dating app Tinder unveiled a new feature which enabled users to reveal their jobs – something it said had resulted in more matches to prospective partners. Six months later, it's used the feature to find out which jobs are right-swiped most often.
The pace of technological innovation and adoption seems to be accelerating faster and faster, and every year there are a lot of new apps and acronyms to familiarise ourselves with. This makes for exciting times for developers, consumers and end-users, but the quickening pace of obsolescence can be unnecessarily unforgiving.
Many businesses and management teams struggle to define brand purpose and attract top talent. But what if the answers you’re looking for could be found by listening to an iconic US rock-band from the 60s?
A day to bring the importance of wellbeing to the front of people’s minds, Wednesday 7 September 2016 marks National Fitness Day. And given that wearable devices have commandeered such a strong piece of the healthy living market, Brits have revealed wild ideas about how tech will change the industry in ten years.
Mr. Muscle might love the jobs you hate, but it remains to be seen if personal assistants feel the same way. Entrepreneurs and business executives have given their PAs some absolutely ludicrous tasks to deal with, which they've revealed, while Richard Branson's former assistant of 32 years shares her moment of madness.
Establishing and operating a business in any sector is a journey defined by hard work, humility and learning, as myself and the other co-founders of Christopher Ward have discovered. And it is often the things you didn’t expect or initially appreciate that end up becoming the most important to your brand.
A positive corporate culture is much more important than one might think, and managers would do well to understand that it's both necessary for increased efficiency and appreciated by the workforce. We've rounded up a few examples of what wonders it leads to.
If you prefer your holidays to offer more than just an opportunity to top up your tan and sip on cocktails, you’re not alone. Luxury travel planning network Virtuoso surveyed its advisors to determine the trends that are being experienced in the adventure tourism marketplace.
The RepTrak system measures a company’s ability to deliver on expectations. And while it suggested consumer confidence in UK firms is at an all time low, it revealed how most of the automotive industry was jumping from one success to another.