Demanding More From the Workplace
The environment in which we work is rapidly evolving. Employees are demanding more from the workplace in the form of technology, convenience and infrastructure.
Here are 4 ways the workplace can deliver more:
- Offices should offer mixed-use functionality rather than generic cubicle space. The environment must allow for people to feel safe, included and empowered. Check out our article on 3 Ways to Rethink Your Workplace Design for more.
- Build a community by building relationships with local businesses. Allow employees to work at the cafe down the street or visit the local gym. Additionally, invite the local community to gather in your open, communal spaces.
- Develop a design that improves employee wellness through building a brand heart. The office should have spaces for quiet reflection as well as collaborative communication. All spaces should be inclusive in design to various personality types.
- Integrate technology so that there is workspaces are connected for easy collaboration throughout teams and various departments.
We are on the brink of change. Changing our infrastructure and the way employees work at their peak performance. It’s time for the workplace to step up to the challenge of designing for the future.