A salary negotiation is no place for joking around. Or is it? Evidence from some social psychologists suggests that humour — the right kind of humour deployed at the right time — can work in your favour, especially in sensitive situations like salary negotiations.
Open-concept office design can offer undeniable benefits, from better communication within departments and a more collaborative atmosphere to more efficient use of space. But making an open-concept office work requires more planning than simply setting up rows of desks.