Category: Work & Career

Co-Working Spaces: The Sustainable Office Phenomenon

Co-Working Spaces: The Sustainable Office Phenomenon

Co-working is a phenomenon. And it is on the rise. Harvard Business Review defines co-working as the sharing of workspaces, usually membership-based, among freelancers, remote workers and independent professionals. A big contributor to this occurrence is technology, with more people taking on freelance jobs. According to The Guardian, the big draw of the co-working model...

Telecommuting: An Exciting and Sustainable Work Prospect for Millennial Knowledge Workers

Telecommuting: An Exciting and Sustainable Work Prospect for Millennial Knowledge Workers

With the millennial generation becoming so prevalent in the workforce of tomorrow, it is obvious that the job industry as a whole has been forever changed. Whether employers are empowering employees by giving them more autonomy instead of using fear-based motivation tactics, or that opportunities are much more appealing to young people, as is the case...

10 Things I Learned From the ‘Tech-Formation’ Run the World Women-in-Tech Conference

10 Things I Learned From the ‘Tech-Formation’ Run the World Women-in-Tech Conference

On March 11 the League of Extraordinary Women hosted Australia’s largest all-day women’s tech conference called Tech-Formation: Run the World; an entrepreneurial event aimed at women in the technology space. As the editor-in-chief of this fast-growing sustainability site and the founder of a digital content marketing agency, I very much consider myself a woman in tech. So when my...

10 Ways to Green Your Workplace

10 Ways to Green Your Workplace

Let’s face it, America is a nation known for its energy inefficiency, and it can often feel hard to truly make an impact in the massive carbon footprint we have created through the last few decades. In fact, over sixty to eighty percent of our energy is wasted yearly and, in 2012, the energy wasted...

7 Steps to a Greener Office

7 Steps to a Greener Office

 Photo by Dave Fayram The issue of sustainability and environmental responsibility is fast becoming the key topic of discussion in governments and communities across the globe. Some members of the business community have joined the cause and have proactively implemented initiatives to reduce their carbon footprint. Your business can also follow their lead by: Recycling:...