• 14 ways offices have drastically changed over the past 50 years

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Though offices have been around since what seems like the beginning of time, our experiences in them have drastically changed. Gone are the days of fax machines, Rolodexes, and smoking in the office. Now things are done on smartphones, snacks are more often free, and more workplaces are open plan.
    We rounded up some of the biggest changes in offices in the last 50 years. Lots of machines did the work of one computer.
    Before computers became ubiquitous in offices, employees relied on a variety of gadgets to get their work done. Today most tasks are done electronically and online.
    You don't...
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  • What an average work day looks like in 18 countries around the world

    What an average work day looks like in 18 countries around the world

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The average work day differs vastly worldwide: Printerland.co.uk examined the daily habits of office workers around the world.
    Employees based in Nigeria, Cameroon, and South Korea endure 12-hour daily shifts.
    British staff work shorter hours and days than the majority of Europe.
    When you're having a bad day, even a typical work day can seem to drag on forever - but in some regions around the world, the concept of working day-in and day-out hits closer to home.
    Printerland.co.uk surveyed a panel of respondents from each of the 65 countries included in their study, examining the daily...
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