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Stock Your Office Drawer With Everything You Need For Tastier Work Lunches

My first “real” job out of university was at a large engineering company, and the most annoying part (for me) was packing a lunch. I became convinced that mediocre brown bag lunches were just part of the deal of adulthood, but this was woefully incorrect. With just a few condiments and spices hidden in my drawer, I could have taken my sad little lunches from “woefully bland” to “hey, this is actually edible.”

Why Coworkers Steal Each Other's Stuff (And What You Can Do About It)

Your headphones have gone missing. Someone ate your lunch. Your desk chair has disappeared. Thievery thrives at the office and Fast Company explains why.

The Illuminated Workspace Of A Lighting Designer And Glass Artist

Lighting is one of the most important elements of any room. In today’s featured workspace, the lights are decorations and inspiration — fashioned by glass artist and lamp designer Alison Berger.

Study Shows Open Plan Offices Attract Highest Levels Of Worker Dissatisfaction

Open plan offices attract the highest levels of worker dissatisfaction, with cramped quarters, lack of privacy and noise topping the list of gripes, a large study has found.

Why Is It So Cold In Here? Setting The Office Thermostat Right - For Both Genders

If you work in an office, chances are you or the person sitting next to you has grumbled about it being too hot or cold. No one likes rugging up on a summer’s day to contend with the air-conditioning. Or having to shed one too many layers in winter to compensate for stifling heat indoors.

According to a paper published in the journal Nature Climate Change, this scenario is more likely if you’re a woman. Climate control systems in office buildings are often set according to an old formula based on men’s thermal comfort. This gender bias, the authors argue, is wasting energy.

Start Dressing Nicer At Work To Keep Your Job Search Secret

Most of the time when you’re looking for a new job, you don’t want your current boss and co-workers to know. If you work in an office where you usually dress casually, though, suddenly coming in wearing a suit might give you away.

What Enterprises Need to Know About Office 2016

Microsoft has launched the new iteration of Office 2016 and has added some serious collaboration tools to the productivity suite. But enterprises specifically have been gifted some nifty features that will help them manage Office in their complex IT environments.

Microsoft Office 2016 Is Live, Adds Real-Time Collaboration, Skype For Business

Microsoft has released the newest version of Office. The biggest addition is real-time collaborative editing, much like Google Docs, plus built-in integration with Skype for Business.

Use A Paper Notebook To Look More Attentive In Meetings

We know you’re always paying 100% attention to every meeting you go to, but how does everyone else know when you’ve got your laptop open or are looking at your phone? Scribble in a paper notebook, however, and you might look like the only one who’s paying attention.

Google Docs Brings In New Tools To Woo Students

Google has added some handy tools to its Docs productivity suite aimed squarely at students. Here’s a rundown of what’s new.

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