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Nov29

Psychology of Office Design

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Psychology of Office Design

The goal of many people is to be happy and finding satisfaction at a workplace can go a long way towards that goal. Making sure a physical workspace pays attention to an employee’s psychological needs is important.

What Employees Want

Workers need a...

Oct18

Pros and Cons of Industrial Office Design

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Pros and Cons of Industrial Office Design

Rugged materials and rough edges are part of the industrial office design trend. Creating a workspace that feels like a garage or warehouse has gained popularity. It’s the opposite of the cube farms of the past. The look is modern, bold, and brave.

However, It also has some...

Sep14

The Benefits of Having a Breakroom in the Office

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The Benefits of Having a Breakroom in the Office

An office is meant for work, but places for employees to take a break and relax are just as important as workspaces.

People can’t focus on a task for an indefinite amount of time. Our brains need a way to recharge. Breakrooms can be a place where employees can take a break, chat...

Jul17

Reducing Back Discomfort Caused By Desk Jobs

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Reducing Back Discomfort Caused By Desk Jobs

If your job involves a lot of time sitting at a desk in front of a computer, you might be putting yourself at risk for back pain. Some simple changes can help.

Adjust Your Chair

When you’re looking for an office chair, make sure you pick one that is adjustable in many...

Jul10

Sitting All Day Long Can Impact Overall Health and Wellbeing

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Sitting All Day Long Can Impact Overall Health and Wellbeing

Sitting down and taking a break can feel good, and is important. However, sitting for long periods of time can negatively impact your health.

Why Sitting All Day At Your Desk Job is Not Healthy

The average American sits for six to eight hours a day and some studies have...

Jun19

Helping Employees Get Rid of Work-Related Stress

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Helping Employees Get Rid of Work-Related Stress

Work and stress often go hand in hand. There is no way to remove all stress from the workplace, but there are some things that can help to reduce it.

Start from the Top



Chances are, you’ve heard the supposed mantra for career success is to arrive before the boss...

Jun12

Benefits of Working in an Office

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Benefits of Working in an Office

Many people who work in an office every day fantasize about working from home. Telecommuting isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. There are some benefits to going into an office.

Communication and Innovation

Work isn’t always about tasks. It’s also about collaboration and bouncing...

Apr24

How to Tune Out Distractions at Work

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How to Tune Out Distractions at Work

Life is filled with distractions. Knowing how to tune them out is a key to getting things done. It’s nearly impossible to keep your head down and concentrate on work for an entire work day. Research has found a typical office worker has only about 11 minutes between each interruption and it...

Apr10

How to Eat Healthy at Work

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How to Eat Healthy at Work

We’re busy people, and we need to make the most of our time, especially at work. Eating healthy doesn’t have to take a back seat. Bodies need fuel to help with concentration and performance.

Begin with Breakfast

Don’t skip a morning meal before going into the office....

Mar08

Spring Cleaning: How to Get Rid of Clutter in Your Office

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Spring Cleaning: How to Get Rid of Clutter in Your Office

Offices have a tendency to get a bit cluttered. Chances are, there has been a time when you haven't been able to find that one piece of paper you know you have, but you just can't remember where you put it. Here are some ways to control the clutter that can sometimes crowd your office space....

Feb22

Creating An Experience-Based Workplace

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Creating An Experience-Based Workplace

The lines between workspace and home space are no longer well-defined. They're getting blurrier as organizations move to group-based work.

Experience-based Workspaces

The new term is an experience-based workplace, mainly shared spaces many people in an office use rather than...

Feb15

5 Tips for Office Organization

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5 Tips for Office Organization

An organized workspace can help increase productivity and creativity as well as reduce stress for employees. Getting things in order does not have to be a monumental task, and even small changes can make a huge impact on the way your office feels. For the bigger things, tackle them in stages....

Jan18

Tips for Professional Success in 2018

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Tips for Professional Success in 2018

The calendar has turned to a new year. It’s time to decide what we want to accomplish in 2018. If it’s finding success professionally, some simple skills can help it happen. Chances are you have the hard skills you need to do your job. Those are things like knowing the programming language...

Dec14

How to Compete With Coworking Spaces

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How to Compete With Coworking Spaces

Coworking space is becoming more popular, and that model is essentially a threat to the continued viability of traditional office space. The important thing for the traditional office is that it emulate some of the traits that people find so attractive in coworking atmospheres. What is...

Oct19

4 Simple Ways to Make an Office More Inviting

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4 Simple Ways to Make an Office More Inviting

If you want your office environment to be strong, it is critical to focus on the behavioral environment, as indicated by a 2008 study in the journal Facilities. The study, led by Barry P. Haynes, found that the manner in which different people interact had a significant influence on productivity...

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