A Guide to Building an Effective LinkedIn Profile and Using It to Your Advantage: Part 1

November 18, 2018 by admin

LinkedIn is the premier social networking site for professionals, providing the potential for thousands of connections, participation in industry-focused groups and, in general, serving as a source of information, development and new opportunities for millions of professionals. Passive use of the site won’t present much value to you, save for the occasional notifications about work […]

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How to Handle Fear in the Workplace

October 20, 2018 by admin

Imagine the following scenario. You’ve been with a company for a few years and are starting to truly enjoy the stability you have and the relationships you’ve been. Then, a lawsuit emerges and the future of the company is in limbo. Your pulse quickens when you first hear the news in a meeting. Afterward, you […]

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COE–What’s in a Name

September 20, 2018 by admin

Understanding Why Cubicles Are Effective and How We Design Them for Your Office When our truck or van pulls up to your office for a free consultation, you’ll know when we’re there because “Cubicle Office Environments” is printed on the side of our vehicles. For most people, “COE” is just another company name among thousands […]

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Negotiating Your Salary: Three Tips for Success

August 22, 2018 by admin

Negotiating your salary, whether during a late-stage interview for a job or in your annual performance review, is an art as much as it is a necessity. In our first post in this series, we did a case study of an entrepreneur’s experience with a company who was promoting her without a bump in pay. […]

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How to Negotiate Your Salary Like A Pro: Part 1

July 12, 2018 by admin

Several years ago, Ally Compeau, founder of boutique sign manufacturer Woof Signs, was working a corporate job and staring at the salary her bosses offered her for a recent promotion. When she started out with the business, she was in what could be considered a junior role. As she gained more experience, worked on more […]

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Bringing Back the Break Room: Furniture and Perk Ideas

June 20, 2018 by admin

“The breakroom.” That phrase carries with it a certain meaning, depending on where you work. In some workplaces, it’s a counter in the midst the work area; maybe a coffee pot offering overcooked dregs and some powdered creamer. In other offices, it could be a separate room with an Office-esque vibe: vending machines, a few […]

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Office Design Matters for More Than Just Looks

May 22, 2018 by admin

You may not believe it at first, but your employees are aware of how well your office reflects your company’s vision and ideals. That’s according to Miami-based architecture and interior design firm Alvarez-Diaz & Villalon, whose post earlier this year about using your office space to enhance your workplace and attract talent is, in our […]

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Making the Move from a Traditional to Open Office: COE’s Options

April 12, 2018 by ebcdev

Open office discussions have been going on for a long time. Not every business is Google or Facebook; just because you’re interested in an open office concept doesn’t mean you want a common area with picnic tables and bean bag chairs. In fact, there may be situations where you want to transition away from a […]

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Four Reasons to Incorporate Ergonomic Accessories into Your San Diego Office

March 28, 2018 by admin

It’s the little things that count, right? Over the past few years, much-publicized research has emerged alerting office workers across the world of the dangers of hunching over, staying seated for long hours and hammering away at keyboards without the right support. Another interesting trend: customization. Some of the most popular movements within office design […]

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Five Signs It’s Time to Ask for a Raise

March 21, 2018 by admin

Looking for a sign from the universe to push you into doing something nerve-wracking can be an exercise in futility. However, when it comes to deciding if you need to ask for a raise, there’s a good chance that the signs have been flashing before your eyes for at least a few weeks. We talked […]

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A Guide to Office Chairs: Understanding the Differences in COE’s Catalog

January 12, 2018 by admin

No matter your profession, you should be able to take a few seconds during the day to sit back and relax. Those few delicious moments can serve as a quick rejuvenation, or at least time enough to offer your mind some respite as your office chair welcomes you into temporary bliss. But, as we’ve discovered […]

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