Spend Some Time Improving Your Home Workspace
With so many employees working remotely, it’s important that you do all you can to ensure they have set themselves up for success with their home office. To this end, we have put together a list of suggestions you can use to help your employees build the most comfortable, and productive, home office possible. Here are four tips you can implement for a more comfortable workplace.
Tidy Things Up
A cluttered workspace can distract you from working at your optimal productivity levels, so you should do your part to ensure that everything on your desk has its place. If your desk is the “community desk” in the house, i.e. one that is used by multiple individuals, then try to emphasize the importance of keeping things clean and tidy. That means no junk mail piling up next to the keyboard, no unnecessary clutter, and other things that can accumulate over time and distract you from the work that needs to get done.
Upgrade Your Chair
It’s amazing what a good chair can do to help you stay focused and comfortable throughout the workday. If you’d rather not sit all day, you could also invest in a standing desk so that you aren’t as sedentary.
Add Some Plants
It’s been proven that a little natural touch to your office can improve productivity and make for a more comfortable environment. If your office doesn’t have windows showing off the great outdoors, then bring the great outdoors… indoors. You can add some potted plants to your office to make things a little less drab. Alternatively, if you don’t have much of a green thumb, you can get some fake plants.
Add a Personal Touch
Nobody likes to work in a boring environment, so do what you can to spice up your workplace with a little bit of personal flair. Consider your interests and add in things that make you happy; doing so can make a big difference in showing off who you are as a person and in increasing your satisfaction with your office.
Consider New Technology Solutions
These tips might help your team be more productive by making the office more comfortable, but one of the other ways you can make their jobs easier is by investing in appropriate technology solutions that help them stay on task. White Mountain IT Services can help you acquire and implement new technologies with productivity in mind. To learn more, reach out to us at 603-889-0800.