Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Time to move beyond Millennials and design for all generations

By now we’ve all heard about how Millennials are the fastest growing generation in the workforce. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, in 2016 Millennials became the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, surpassing the 53 million Gen X’ers with a staggering 56 million people working or looking for work by 2017. That’s just over one third of the workforce population. In response, companies are making major real estate and policy decisions based on what they think Millennials want, with the sole purpose of recruiting and retaining the best possible talent. CONTINUE
Source: WorkDesign Magazine

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Workspaces That Promote Health, Wellness Can Save Companies Millions

High-performance buildings can increase a tenant’s profits by millions during the course of a standard 10-year lease, according to stok’s “The Financial Case for High Performance Buildings” report, released Tuesday. This savings comes from increased retention, productivity and reduced absenteeism.

Source: BISNOW

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Standing-desk workers 'less tired, more engaged'

New research suggests that standing desks, which allow employees to alter their position during the day, may boost performance at work.
Source: BBC News

Monday, October 15, 2018

Why Herman Miller's Cosm Is the Most Important Office Chair in Decades

No company has ever made an office chair like Herman Miller’s latest, including Herman Miller itself.
Source: Gear Patrol