Amanda Murphy said: "We are encouraging employees to take time away from their desks
each day and undertake some physical activity.
JEDDAH: The education minister on Saturday set a 100-day deadline to shake up teaching in the Kingdom, encouraging leaders in the sector to get away from their desks
and out of the office.
The idea of the challenge was to get people away from their desks
at lunchtime and get some fresh air to set them up for the rest of the day.
"Throughout the course of an eighthour shift, the typical movements away from the desk can be to get a biscuit from the kitchen, to go to the loo or to go for a cigarette." Firstsource staff will now be able to enrol on a 12-week fitness challenge, designed to get them away from their desks
and working together to become "fitter, healthier, happier and more productive".
The study authors also urged office employers to be understanding about staff taking short breaks away from their desks
Breaks at Plymouth city council can be tracked as staff have to log out of their computers when they are away from their desks
4 R29ers call this The Library and use it as a casual meeting space to get away from their desks
"Taking your dog to work is an excellent idea as it gives people a reason to step away from their desks
and get outside into the fresh air for a break," said Linda Blair, clinical psychologist and author of The Key to Calm.
Some analysts said investors shouldn't read too much into the lackluster start to the year because trading volumes were below normal with many participants still away from their desks
In addition to simplifying legal document management, the integrations also ensure secure mobile management of legal documents, enabling legal professionals to remain productive when away from their desks
WORKPLACE 'presenteeism' is rife across Birmingham, with more than half of employees in large businesses discouraged from working away from their desks
The mobile offerings of tibbr, including its geolocation features, were important to InterPortPolice, because its law enforcement officers are away from their desks
90 percent of the time.
When asked about situations where they were likely to use the mobile device when away from their desks
, respondents could select up to three of the eight choices provided.
Workers who skip lunch and don't take time away from their desks
in the middle of the day are likely to become less productive as the day wears on and are also taking risks with their health." |
It's amazing to think that a majority of the country is silently seething about the amount of time smokers spend away from their desks
," the Daily Express quoted Watch My Wallet spokesman Sean O'Meara as saying.