Even before the pandemic, education was undergoing a transformation that will go on long after the virus threat subsides. The experiences students, educators and administrators have had during the pandemic has to have accelerated and amplified trends in education that were already in motion.
As more and more people return to the office, it’s increasingly crucial to ensure that your organization has safe disinfection practices in place. When it comes to protecting desk spaces, organizations are turning to products such as disinfection task lights to effectively eliminate germs and bacteria. Our supplier partners, such as OFS, provide these solutions through their cooperative contracts with OMNIA Partners, Public Sector.
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.