WORKFACT WEDNESDAY: Office & Work Facts

Random fun facts about the workplace — which one is your favorite? Tuesday is the most productive day of the week. Listening to the right music while working helps people get things done faster. Adults who regularly get 7.5 to 9 hours of sleep per night are up to 20% more productive. Drinking sufficient amount […]

WORKFACT WEDNESDAY: Unusual Workplace Facts

From the http://blog.condecosoftware.com/12-workplace-facts 1. Does dress code affect workplace productivity? 61% of employees are more productive when the dress code is relaxed  Many businesses are embracing the casual Friday dress code, and with good reason. Recent research shows that employees work more effectively if they’re allowed to dress in a way that makes them […]

WORKFACT WEDNESDAY: Little-Known Facts About Working

Next to fatal traffic accidents, falling is the number one cause of fatalities at work. Nearly 60% of people report checking their work email over Christmas and Thanksgiving. The United States lags far behind more industrialized nations in family-oriented policies, such as maternity leave, paid sick days, and breastfeeding support. In a phenomenon known as […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACTS

People who work shifts before 6am or after 6pm are happier than 9-5ers We spend a year of our lives getting to and from the office (10,634 hours) Approximately 15% of siblings share an occupation Scientist fathers are almost four times more likely than average to have scientist daughters; while the sons of mothers working […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACTS: 22 Interesting Facts for the 22nd of the Month

One percent of U.S. employers allow employees to take naps during working hours. People in the U.S. spend at least 1896 hours per year at work. Women business owners employ 35% more people than all the Fortune 500 companies combined. No piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than seven times. During […]

WORKFACT WEDNESDAY: Facts About Working

  (from factretriever.com) Someone who works nights is almost twice as likely to have an accident than someone who works during the day. The average worker in America receives 201 email, paper, and phone messages ”per day. Once an item is filed away, there is a 98% chance it will never be seen again.   […]

WORKFACT WEDNESDAY: Interesting Facts About Working

Excerpted from an article by Karin Lehnardt, Senior Writer at FactRetriever People who don’t take office politics seriously are more successful and efficient at work. Employees who have more control over the layout and design of their workspace are healthier and happier in the office. When office temperatures are low (68 degrees), employees make 44% […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: Did you know….

  People who don’t take office politics seriously are more successful and efficient at work. Employees who have more control over the layout and design of their workspace are healthier and happier in the office. When office temperatures are low (68 degrees), employees make 44% more errors and are less productive than when temperatures are […]

WORKFACT WEDNESDAY: Top 10 Employability Skills

{excerpted from an article at American Job Center Network} Communication skills ” Listening, speaking and writing. Employers want people who can accurately interpret what others are saying and organize and express their thoughts clearly. Teamwork ” In today’s work environment, many jobs involve working in one or more groups. Employers want someone who can bring […]