When given the choice, people are drawn to the places that make them feel the best and most productive. Why do people value being in the workplace? To collaborate, create, and innovate. To connect socially. To leverage the teams, networks, and processes that help them perform their best. To be inspired. Its purpose has shifted from where we had to work to a place that’s more dynamic and experiential than ever.
The COVID pandemic has presented all of us with unprecedented challenges. Continuing to serve the critical needs of schools and students has called for innovative solutions and new ways of thinking.
Global healthcare experts and virologists agree that airborne aerosol transmission of viruses poses a significant threat.
The CDC recently published their guidance for office facilities looking to re-open to employees, which included the following statement:
As many facilities, schools and universities plan to reopen this Fall, one topic of conversation should be around cleaning and disinfecting your public and fixed seating.
As you explore the best way to help your employees return to the workplace--whether that's in a traditional office, at home, or somewhere in between--Herman Miller is here to help. We understand the challenges because we're experiencing them, too, and we're learning right along with you.The insights we've gained during this crisis form the contents of this report, along with over 50 years of research about people and the ways and places they work.
How are you sitting? Have you ever given thought to that? Leaning back in an office chair doesn’t seem like an activity that can be physically harmful, but studies are showing that sitting all day is one of the worst things you can do.
Could your business use a boost in the innovation department?
You’re not alone. Two-thirds of companies that were surveyed* by Haworth, Inc. chose innovation as their top priority. But… something is keeping them from achieving the innovation they desire. Sound familiar?
Originally posted on SPARK by Haworth, Inc.
Balancing the responsibilities of being a new mother and rejoining the workforce can be challenging. According to the US Department of Labor, 58% of women with children under age 1 participate in the labor force. Employers who use the work environment as a tool to promote well-being and, more specifically, provide dedicated spaces for nursing moms are helping mothers balance both their career and family passions.
The office supplies sector is undergoing a transformation that is reshaping the entire industry. Customer demands are changing, technology is shifting, and traditional office supply products are evolving. No one is better equipped to help you and your business stay miles ahead of these trends than OMNIA Partners and its robust portfolio of world-class suppliers. OMNIA Partners provides access to the office products, business machines and office furniture essential to keeping your work environment thriving as business needs continue to evolve.