Team collaboration in a huddle room

What are Huddle Rooms and Why Should you use them?

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While a certain type of office layout may appeal to you aesthetically, the most important aspect in choosing a floor plan should be the ability for your staff to complete their work. In the case of open floor plans, you may be better equipped in this manner if you adopt the use of huddle rooms, which can act as a buffer, similarly to activity based offices.

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Stand-up Meetings as an Efficient Way to Collaborate

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When we talk about modern workplace productivity, we’d be remiss if we didn’t discuss stand up meetings. This method of holding group collaborations or informal conferences aim to help businesses keep activity flowing, employees motivated and focused, and can make for more productive team interactions. But how can you ensure that meetings stay professional, and don’t dissolve into social gatherings? Let’s take a look at some best practices.

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Music and productivity in the workplace

Music and Productivity in the Workplace

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Many of us like to listen to music while doing household chores, cooking, or even completing work in the office – it can make time feel like it’s going by faster, make menial tasks more enjoyable, and it can even be an efficient mood booster. But what about music and productivity at work? There have been some interesting studies that we can look to to see whether or not music is really encouraging us to be productive, or if it’s actually just a distraction.

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Benefits of letting employees work from home so they don't have to commute

The Benefits of Letting Employees Work from Home

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In today’s working culture, it’s becoming increasingly important to ensure a positive work-life balance for employees. When searching for a job, many people with in-demand skills sets and knowledge bases will opt for employment at the companies that can offer a great culture and many “perks,” many of which include flexibility in the place and manner with which work is completed. There is a lot to be said for companies who embrace the new model, and one of the best ways for companies to entice top talent is by allowing employees to work from home.

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4 Tips for Holding More Efficient Meetings

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Meetings shouldn’t be too long or a waste of time for you and your colleagues. In fact, they should be a productive use of your time to take decisions or collaborate around the task at hand. But how can you ensure that the time is being spent wisely, and that your meetings won’t run to long? There are a few strategies to try to make for your most efficient meetings.

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Shared office space

Things to Consider When Looking to use Shared Office Spaces

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More people are turning to shared desk spaces and “office hotels”. Often coming with bustling energy, great networking potential, and built-in amenities, they can be a great solution for those of us who work independently, or are starting out with a small team. But what are the main things to consider when choosing to utilize a shared office space, and what should you look for in the place you decide to be your “home away from home?”. Let’s take a look at some pros and cons.

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How to Create a Meeting Invitation That is Informational and Enticing

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While meetings are typically an inevitable part of business and corporations, they don’t have to be feared, dreaded or mysterious. In fact, meetings should be a positive experience for employees and seen as a necessity in ensuring that team members are productive, communicative and organizationally on the same page. So how do you make sure meeting attendees are prepared for, and looking forward to meetings? Create better meeting invitations!

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There Might be Something for Everyone in 'Activity Based Working'

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When looking at office space layout and design, and considering workplace productivity, it’s often cell offices or open floor plan offices that get the most attention. Certainly cell offices have been traditionally more popular in the corporate world, but the last years have seen a major increase in popularity for open floor plans. But what if you could take some of the elements from each of these office designs, to create a space that has multiple functions and uses. This type of place is called the “activity based” workspace.

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