Offices are a workers home away from home. Keeping the interior design up to date and the decorating pleasing to the eye will keep up morale, as will offering amenities. If you haven’t modernized your office space in a while, here are a few things you can do.
- Conference Room
Office conference rooms are multi-purpose spaces that get a lot of use. They are used for meetings of all sorts and extra workspace as well as a place to present proposals to clients. Keep your conference room looking fresh with new furniture, like a custom table design. An updated conference room will be a showpiece for your office.
If your present office is open plan space, now is the time to move to cubicles, especially if your employees are still working from home. Aside from the health and safety aspects of separated workspaces, cubicles give employeses a sense of privacy and a space they can make their own. Open offices are loud and distracting and many workers feel they can concentrate on their work better in a more closed off space. Cubicles are more flexible than individual offices, so you can arrange them the way that works best for your space.
- Communal Areas
While cubicles are preferrable over open plan workspace for productivity and safety, your employees will still want communal areas for impromptu meetings, social breaks and a place to have their lunch. Update the kitchen to give people a chance to bring their lunches in from home. Make the lunch area appealing with comfortable furniture and soft lighting. Socializing allows information sharing and collaboration on a more casual level and your company can benefit from this.
- Office Gym
Your employees spend a lot of their time at the office. The perks you are able to offer them can make them content to stay working with you. One perk that employees are beginning to expect is an office gym. Installing a gym in the office will allow your employees to get their exercise in during the work day. Office gyms are good for the company as well, by improved employee health and fitness and as a place for workers to relieve stress.
A company’s most valuable asset is its employees and keeping your workers happy is the key to good business. Updating workspaces and offering perks to your employees will show them you appreciate them and will hopefully give them a reason for them to stick around.