flexible work trends

Bending To Flexible Work Trends

Bending to flexible work puts your team in the driver’s seat of their work experience. Progressive companies are embracing the flexible work ethic with their eye on the future of work and business development. Many are casting off traditional business models in favor of workspaces that look nothing like the offices of their past.

Today’s most coveted workplaces offer a pleasant juxtaposition of work, conversation, and rest areas, streamlined for collaboration on the fly. They are the enablers of mobile working options, freeing employees and contractors alike from the shackles of their desks.

Flexibility and unstructured work indulge a simple employee need. Investing in that need can create workplaces that are as dynamic as the business world itself—and your competition. By 2030, it is estimated that 30 percent of all offices will become flexible, on-demand workspaces.

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Investing In Your Talent

Investing In Your Talent

Office design is all about opportunities. And one of the best things about opportunity is innovation. Investing in your talent by utilizing the natural agility of design has come into the workplace as one of the unsung heroes of office design. The very nature of corporate environments has been changing and becoming more fluid and conversational. Work is no longer confined to one space or one desk all day long. Collaboration has become the essential component to corporate success and office environments have evolved to encompass endless possibilities for people to connect.

With these trends in mind, and talent recruitment and retention still a high priority, how does your office design support more collaborative activities? Do you need more definition within the spaces that your team utilizes the most? How can you use these trends to build trust in the most effective way and drive up engagement levels?

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Workspace Noise

WATERCOOLER CHAT: Reducing Workspace Noise

Reducing Workspace noise is one of the most common issues in corporate office environments—especially in open office concepts where employees are working in close proximity with little or no separation. If you’ve ever worked in a similar environment, then you know how distracting this can be. But a noisy workplace can be more than just a distraction. Multiple studies have shown that too much noise in the office can seriously reduce productivity, increase stress, lower job satisfaction and decrease employee morale.

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5G Workspace

Developing The 5G Workspace

Developing The 5G Workspace is an idea whose time has come. The evolution of workplace design has witnessed plenty of incarnations in its quest to accommodate an ever-changing workforce. It sometimes appears to be a contest of extremes, but workspace design has risen to the challenge of providing the perfect environment for every level of expertise…simultaneously.

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office culture

WATERCOOLER CHAT: Reasons Your Office Culture Has Evolved

While we knew it wouldn’t happen overnight, the office environment has taken its sweet time evolving into a culture of innovation and thought leaders.  Moving from the confines of 9-5 private executive suites and rows of cubicles to the mobile, open offices of today has altered not only where but how we work. Business leaders have finally shifted the success conversation from wealth to wellbeing. 

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