office culture

The benefits of organisational meritocracy

What is a meritocracy? A meritocracy refers to a workplace without hierarchy – essentially, everyone has the right to speak and the right to be heard. On this basis, employees who work hard and achieve results should progress based on their performance. A relatively new concept, a meritocratic workplace does away with the idea that […]

The history of Labor Day

Labor Day is often known as a celebration of the end of summer and is seen as a time to gather with family and friends for parades, fireworks and barbecues. However, Labor Day stems from a darker time in US History. It is the modern-day culmination of the efforts of American workers to create better […]