Designing For The Next Generation

For tech firm League, Bartlett & Associates installed a set of bleachers for company-wide townhalls and as a place where colleagues can congregate in more intimate groupings, have lunch or work on a specific task. Rows of tables with industrial-style chairs also offer another level of flexibility.

Generation Z has entered the workforce. Recognized as the most populous, diverse and tech-savvy of all generations yet, zoomers, as they are colloquially referred to, are poised to have a major impact on how and where work is done.

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The Role Of Connectedness In The Future Of Work

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Ninety-five percent of all daily decisions are made by the subconscious part of the brain, including choices made at work. These include but are not limited to decisions to be social, engaged, and connected with those around you. While this decision-making process is subconscious and primal, neuroscience can shed light on the ways in which people tend to feel connected or disconnected in the workplace. This is important because research on this topic shows that feeling connected in the workplace correlates to employees’ sense of being more (or less) engaged, productive, and loyal.

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The Workforce Of Tomorrow Requires A Child Care System Fit For The Future

Elon Musk, the billionaire chief executive of Tesla, SpaceX and NeuraLink, has made a lot of headlines lately, but a noteworthy announcement may have been overshadowed by other news. In a tweet on July 8, Musk shared his plan to significantly increase child care benefits at his companies with details to be unveiled next month.

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