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Workplace wellbeing


By Stuart Harris | PDR | February 28, 2017

The lines between work and life are blurred. Our jobs are no longer 9 to 5 and our lives are more complex. Organizations are starting to realize that there are benefits to addressing employee wellbeing. The benefits expand beyond the employee, to coworkers and to the organization itself. In this vlog, Principal and Director of Sustainability, Stuart Harris discusses the benefits and steps to designing for workplace wellbeing.

 

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Open offices are bad!

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