Healthy Offices Require Healthy Foods

April 24, 2013 by admin

Have you seen the recent blog post at Arnold’s Office Furniture about how a few New York employers are creating healthy offices? They aren’t just stocking the vending machines with Kashi granola bars. They’re having fresh, organic produce delivered directly from the farm to the cubicle. Employees who enroll in the coop program can pick […]

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Are You a Good Office Host?

August 15, 2012 by admin

In the most recent edition of Steelcase’s 360 online magazine, you’ll find an article that talks about how to create space for the individual in a work world that stresses, “There’s no I in TEAM.” With such a sharp focus on collaboration, some employers seem to forget that workers also need space for themselves. There […]

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Tips for an Efficient Office

August 10, 2012 by admin

Sarah Kessler has an article up at Mashable that offers 37 tips for working anywhere. It’s from 2010, but still very relevant. Some of the best tips are those designed for the average white collar worker in a typical office environment. Not surprisingly, these tips are all related to time management. At Cubicles Office Environments, […]

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Tips for Keeping a Tidy Office Environment

April 20, 2012 by admin

Does riding herd on a bunch of messy employees make you feel like you’re the parent of teenagers who never want to clean their rooms? Wallace Imen at The Globe and Mail sums it up perfectly with his 4 categories of employees and how they tend to keep their desks. He makes a good point […]

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Should Your Office Be Noisy?

March 23, 2012 by admin

According to one study described in the Wall Street Journal blog, a little bit of talking in the background prompts the brain to think more creatively. While such a claim (like one about beauty) can only be tested subjectively, there does appear to be some evidence that a bit of a hubbub can shake up […]

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The Latest News about Office Furniture and IAQ

January 28, 2012 by admin

There are many factors that can contribute to poor indoor air quality (IAQ) in the workplace. Some of the most commonly recognized chemical contaminants are volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that are released slowly into the air from materials in the office space. This week, Forbes published an article about a new study on a category […]

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