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How to Build the Ultimate Workplace!

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Are you responsible for planning a workplace? Or are you and your company facing an upcoming change of location? Then you’ve come to the right place. Planning and designing a workplace is something of an art form. To help ensure that your workplace is as inspiring as possible and that nothing falls through the cracks (both literally and figuratively speaking), we have put together this guide about how to create the ultimate workplace.

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How to Avoid Information Bottlenecks in Your Office

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We’ve all been there; a missed email, a meeting that happens without our knowledge, a memo that never made it to our desk. In organizations, problems with the flow of information can hinder our ability to perform our jobs well, and can cause serious issues in team dynamics. But most of the time communication breakdown isn’t malicious or even intentional in nature. Most of the time it simply comes down to an information bottleneck and a lack of resources for clear communication.

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Prove Your Productivity While Working From Home

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Working from home was once seen as a luxury or infrequent perk of some jobs, but as technology improves and physical presence becomes less necessary, working from home is becoming a mainstay of modern offices. While some companies seem to use working from home as a natural part of their workplace culture, others are reluctant to get on board because of fears regarding productivity and employee accountability. Here are a few ways how you can prove your productivity while working from home.

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Mobile Optimization: How to Make Sure Your Office is Up To Date

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When creating an office space that is flexible, fluid and optimal for holding all kinds of meetings and gatherings, it’s important to think of the mobility capabilities that are offered. While some offices are filled with stationary equipment, you may want to consider how to approach mobile optimization to make sure your office is up to date. Mobile optimized offices can help make your meetings more successful, and your overall office have improved functionality.

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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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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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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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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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How to Know if a Cell Office Layout can Benefit your Employees

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With different schools of thought on office arrangements and a growing emphasis on workplace productivity, it can be tough to know which option is best for your company. While on one hand, you want to consider your company culture and branding, you need to also think about how to shape workspaces for employee performance. While we’ve discussed the pros and cons of the open floor plan office, let’s take a look at the benefits and disadvantages of the other end of the spectrum: cell offices.

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