Tag Archives: productivity

The 15 minute fad coming to your office

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When talking about trends in the workplace, there is one word that is repeated constantly. Collaboration. Employers are tasked with striking a balance between encouraging open communication and teamwork and still maintaining some element of privacy to accommodate the changing demographics taking over today’s’ offices.

Given that a large potion of the modern workforce is young, flexibility is becoming even more important to embrace agile meetings and daily check-ins. These collaboration opportunities… Read More

The Future of Work | Financial Performance

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In the fifth and possibly most challenging dimension of JLL’s Future of Work Model to successfully navigate, Financial Performance is positioned as a growth lever, not just an opportunity to minimize capital costs. While securing the lowest cost when negotiating a real estate transaction is a valid standard to measure success, JLL encourages stakeholders to employ real estate as a human-centered workplace to drive high performance, productivity and maximum return on… Read More

How going green can boost productivity

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New research finds that green offices make a big difference in employee health, well-being and productivity

The following post was written by Rebecca Taylor and originally appeared as a Featured News Special on JLL’s Commercial Real Estate News Hub.

Next time you look around a mid-afternoon meeting and see nothing but stifled yawns and drooping eyelids, don’t think about replacing the espresso machine—think about going green.

A new report by the World Green Building… Read More

Workplace Strategy: What constitutes value for your business?

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It’s time to focus your workplace productivity strategy where it matters most.

Workplace

Increasingly, companies are turning to the workplace to find the key to improving employee and business productivity, with many firms investing heavily in strategies designed to better support the work their people do. However, what many companies are failing to consider is whether the work being done… Read More

JLL’s Bernice Boucher on GlobeSt.com: 14 ways the workplace is evolving

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Boucher, Bernice_sq_rgbThe lead of JLL’s Workplace Strategy Practice in the Americas, Bernice Boucher, recently authored an article for GlobeSt.com detailing the 14 workplace trends that she sees to be reshaping corporate cultures in 2014 and beyond.

 

Says Bernice:

“The workplace is shifting from an ownership model to a membership model, with employers today creating inclusive cultures that drive cross-functional collaboration. These 14 trends are not only affecting

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Five ways law firms can reduce CRE costs & increase employee productivity

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For law firms, cutting-edge design is all about flexibility.

JLL’s new paper, “Perspectives on Law Firms,” explores the notion of flexibility – what it looks like for law firms and how it can be utilized to make spaces more productive. In fact, JLL notes that firms that adopt the latest available technology and modernized workplace strategy have the potential to recapture underutilized space and even shrink occupancy by more than 15%.

In “Perspectives on… Read More