Our weekly roundup of workplace news from around the web.
“Noisy, open-floor plans have become a staple of office life,” reports the Wall Street Journal. “But after years of employee complaints, companies are trying to quiet the backlash.” One solution? “[C]ompanies that want to redesign are looking for ways to create privacy zones amid otherwise open-office plans.”
Pod Chairs, Wellness Rooms, and The Zen Pack: if you want to take a nap at work, Sleep Review — “the journal for sleep specialists” — has got you covered.
Whoa — according to SHRM, an American Psychological Association study found that one in four American workers is negatively affected by this year’s election rancor, and it’s taking a toll on workplace productivity.