According to a spate of recent studies, Americans are working harder and longer hours than ever, with less vacation and paid overtime available. Blame it on technology making workers accessible 24 hours a day, blame it on an economy that makes most workers just happy to have a job, blame it on a host of […]
Productivity in the Workplace and beyond
It can be hard to stay productive when your surroundings are less than ideal -- whether that is the people around you, your workstation setup, not staying active, and more external and internal factors that cause a person to lose focus on the work at hand. We have some tips to overcome these distractions to have the most productive day ever.
An open office plan may sound nice in theory — hey, who wouldn’t like more excuses for chatting and brainstorming with your favorite colleagues? But for many people who need quiet to concentrate, the open office plan can turn into an unproductive, time-sucking nightmare. That’s a problem, given that the majority of American offices are […]
When you see the word “ergonomics,” you probably think of the many benefits this field brings to the individual. After all, ergonomics is all about creating workspaces that can adjust to fit the bodies, behavior and working styles of each individual employee, with the clear goal of improving personal health. But businesses, after all, are […]
Love it or hate it (okay, it’s pretty clear we all hate this), working in an office comes with its fair share of irritations. Whether it’s that co-worker who always talks loudly to friends on his cell phone. Or that person who always comes in late (and the boss never seems to notice!). Being confined […]
It happens to all of us. You sleep past your alarm, rush into work, and then sit there for the whole morning staring at your email inbox, making (not actually that witty) comments on Facebook, and looking up things you “just have to know” on Wikipedia. Before you know it, it’s lunchtime and you haven’t […]
From big presentations to getting to the airport on time, traveling for work can create quite a lot of stress. But being on the road doesn’t have to mean putting all of your other projects on the backburner, sacrificing your home comforts or collapsing from exhaustion. With a little forethought, there’s a lot you can […]
If you’ve worked in an office for any extended period of time, you’ve probably heard your colleagues mention “ergonomics,” but you may only have a vague sense of what it means. What Does Ergonomics Mean? In its simplest form, ergonomics is the science of creating workspaces that fit employee bodies and behaviors, prevent injury and […]
Good news for all of you kindle readers and tablet users out there! The FAA announced a decidedly un-spooky and long overdue change of policy on Halloween, allowing the use of most electronic devices throughout flight. While e-Readers, tablets and laptops will still need to be stowed during landing and takeoff so that they don’t […]
If your company uses standard office equipment, it’s probably slowing down your employees and impacting your bottom line. Ergonomics can supply a lasting dose of fresh energy so workers accomplish more than you knew was possible, permanently.
At Goldtouch, productivity is the pillar of our brand. With a full line of ergonomic products, from ergonomic keyboards to portable laptop stands that will have you speeding through daily tasks without discomfort or pain, we have more than a few insights into how the most productive people get it all done. We think you’ll […]