In an attempt to retain high-value employees, many employers are getting creative with their benefits packages. From in-office daycares to free event tickets, the perks of an extended benefits package may be enough to prevent you from switching jobs. However, one benefit offered by some employers often raises eyebrows among coworkers. An on-site company gym can be beneficial by offering a convenient place to exercise during the workday or after hours. However, the idea of working out with coworkers may leave you feeling a little uneasy and questioning whether the gym is a benefit you’ll utilize. The following are four ways to determine whether you should use your company’s gym or find exercising facilities elsewhere. Assess Your Comfort Level How comfortable are you with the idea of working out within view of coworkers? If being judged by coworkers based on your lack of running ability or limited weight lifting experience makes your nerves spike, this may be reason enough to avoid … [Read more...] about The Company Gym: Use It or Lose It?
Everyday employers look for new and easier ways to boost their productivity and the productivity of their employees. Productivity issues can affect a whole range of industries, whether you work in a hospital, a school or a warehouse – there is always room for improvement and enhancements to create a better workflow and streamline daily tasks. One simple and cost effective way to boost productivity is using imaginative and creative training documents, collaborative design work, IT bug reports and how-to guides. This can all be done using simple screen casting tools that have editing capabilities. Employers can use screen casting to create professional and interactive tools and guides that will engage and instruct the staff instead of bore them, while saving time in the process. The first example of an industry that can benefit from the use of screen casting is the education system. Using screen capturing in schools is not only a great way to boost student’s productivity, but … [Read more...] about Screen Casting on the Job: Boosting Productivity and Creativity Simply and Inexpensively