Did you know that helping your staff to be more physically active can also increase their productivity? According to new research, released as part of Heart Week (from 29 April – 6 May), Associate Professor Nicholas Gilson, from the University of Queensland, completed a pilot study, which suggests a link between activity-promoting desks and factors that influence productivity.
According to the study, more than half of participants performed better in the attention task after using a sit/stand desk, as did a third of the sit/walk (treadmill) desk users. There’s no ‘one size fits all’ approach that works for every role in every business, so we’ve put together some of our own ideas to keep active at work. … keep reading
Workplaces can bring engagement, a sense of community, pride in one’s work and many more positive factors to an employee’s life. Sometimes, unfortunately, it can also be a place of stress. In recognition of QLD Mental Health week, from 8 – 14 October, we’re sharing our thoughts on managing stress in the workplace.
Now that you have seen the statistics, check out our Wellness Infographic to boost your workplace wellness and increase staff productivity.
We’re passionate about promoting safe and positive work practices. Here are a few handy tips to keep you and your workforce energised and focused throughout the day!
Retail workers are the face of a business and our best bet is you’d like your employees to be enthusiastic, positive and helpful in their role. Workplace Central believes that happy and supportive work environments foster productive and loyal employees and in-turn help customers/clients and the business overall.
Workplace Central is passionate about fostering joyful workplaces and promoting health and wellbeing in the workplace, but we know there are some industries and roles that are make maintain a healthy lifestyle more challenging.
Workplace health and wellness initiatives are great at promoting positive, healthy environments for staff and customers/clients. However, if an injury or illness does occur, we are fortunate in this country to be able to turn to our health sector to help make us well again.
Getting up to microwave your lunch and then eating it back at your desk is terrible for your productivity and for your body. To improve your workplace wellness you should aim to do these activities every day.