News tagged with work

Working from home increases productivity

(Phys.org) —Employees who work from home one to three days per week called 'hybrid teleworkers', are more productive than workers who do none, according to a new study undertaken by the Institute for a Broadband Enabled ...

dateOct 31, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Artificial lighting and noise alter biorhythms of birds

(Phys.org) —Noise from traffic and artificial night lighting cause birds in the city centre to become active up to five hours earlier in the morning than birds in more natural areas. These were the findings from an investigation ...

dateSep 24, 2013 in Ecology
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Life and work: One and the same?

Flexible workplaces may seem attractive when considering work-life balance but new research being published shows it's not unusual for firms to cash-in, profiting from our "free" time and non-professional aptitudes, experts ...

dateDec 09, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Gender divide hits working from home

Women work from home to take on more childcare duties while men just want to get away from the distractions of the office, according to new UNSW research to be presented today at the Australian Social Policy Conference.

dateSep 17, 2013 in Social Sciences
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