Office Trends for a Cheerier Workplace

February 17, 2014

In the past, office spaces were designed to be efficient, even if that meant making them a bit dull and unexciting for employees. However, many business owners have now realized that a cheery workplace can actually make employees more productive and functional instead of wasting time. Use these tips to make your office a more

Is an Open Floor Plan Causing Stress in Your Office?

January 20, 2014

When you think of a corporate atmosphere, the thought of an open office would seem to encourage communication and foster productivity, right? In many cases, open office floor plans are actually counterproductive. Surprisingly, it makes a lot of sense. Here are a few reasons that cubicles in the office may not be so bad after

"Campus" Offices Might Attract More Young Talent to Your Company

November 27, 2013

Employees are used to seeing rows of cubicles in the office, but this isn't necessarily the way things have to be. That trend may be changing as new research has suggested that formatting the space of an office more like a college is a great way to retain employees, particularly millennials. If you are seeking

Encourage Your Employees to Keep Their Office Space Optimal for Productivity

November 12, 2013

Your business' productivity depends on the way you organize the office space, establish work areas, and take into consideration factors that hamper employees' time at work. Individual work spaces are also important considerations when searching for ways to boost your business' productivity. There are effective ways your employees can organize their spaces for maximum productivity,

Make Your Office More Creative, Productive, and Fun

October 14, 2013

Work is work, but it doesn't have to be boring and tedious. Current workspace trends find employers searching for ways to make the office more productive, creative, and fun. There are some simple changes that can make a huge difference, including: Adding touches of home Consider adding touches that feel like home such as plush

Forbes Gives Examples of "Cool Offices" to Inspire Your Workspace

October 2, 2013

Forbes Magazine, a preeminent business publication, recently featured a list of unique offices that are sure to inspire your workspace. Offices are no longer just about function! You should approach your business' office space as a place to reflect current style trends, the business' mission, and your employee's hard work and creativity. All of the

Tips to Keep Your Office Move Within Budget

September 27, 2013

If you're considering moving your offices, the entire process may seem overwhelming and quite expensive. Smart planning and efficient execution can, however, make the move a breeze. Begin your planning early:B Start planning the move 9 to 18 months before it actually happens. This allows you time to search for the ideal space at the

There's No Such Thing as a Quick Fix to Workplace Innovation

September 13, 2013

In an effort to boost creativity and productivity many business owners are looking to bupgradeb their office space, hoping a change will be just the ticket to boost their success. While itbs true that office design and layout can affect productivity, therebs no one, magic, quick fix to make it happen. Open offices arenbt the

Arguments Against the Popular Open Office Trend

August 19, 2013

Everyone from architects to team managers and human resource professionals has an interest in office design. The office design is an integral part of office culture. Though many praise the trendy open offices as a solution to common work problems, in actuality, the open office trend is plagued with problems. Open office plans became popular

5 Things to Consider When Planning a New Office Space

August 13, 2013

The move into new offices can be a daunting, time-consuming and aggravating task if you do not take time to properly plan. Here are five things to consider before actually building out your new office space: Square Footage b The base recommendation is an average of 250 square feet per employee. This can vary depending

Break the Corporate Mold With Your Office

July 16, 2013

When most of us think of commercial office space we think of rows of cubicles and big offices with picture windows for management. However, when you move into new offices, you have the chance to think out of the box and create a space thatbs more interesting for your employees. Studies show that a more