People today are more informed than ever before. A lifestyle, which supports a work-life balance, as well as physical health, is one of the most sought-after life goals. Since most jobs today are data and technology centric, they don’t require much physical activity to get them done and employees end up creating increasingly sedentary lifestyles. Job satisfaction now relies heavily on a person’s ability to take care of their health, alongside being productive at work.
The employees are a company’s most valuable asset. Firms no longer need to compete only for the best candidates, but also to retain them. The latest working trends show that it’s becoming less common for people to work at the same place for their entire lives, or even for stretches of 10 to 15 years. Workforce turnover can cost employers far more than what they would like to spend, on training facilities or on the time lost in transitioning new employees. It is in their interest to reinvent the workplace to accommodate more than just their employees’ career goals.
Statistics show that inactive people are more susceptible to premature heart attacks and illness. There is extensive data to support the fact that those companies that have invested in free or significantly discounted, in-house fitness amenities for their employees, also enjoy reduced expenditure on health care and higher levels of efficiency and productivity from their employees.
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The simple trick to boost the productivity of employees may not lie in complex research and strategy but in the design of the office. How the workplace looks have a direct impact on the workers’ level of engagement and performance. Moreover, the right environment can boost the company’s image making it stand out from competitors.
Here are a few workplace design tips to help optimize employee performance:
An open view from your desk is not just easy on the eye but may also help you get better results at work. According to studies, a pleasant view of the outside results in faster and better performance by employees. No wonder then that office buildings orient maximum interior spaces to face landscaped areas and natural sceneries. The use of plants, green spaces and natural colors also helps in breaking the drab monotony of office interiors. Continue reading “4 Workplace Design Tips to Improve Employee Efficiency”