Your office is one of the first and most memorable aspects of your business that clients and new employees experience, so it is vital to be conscious of what it says about you and your staff, as well as your company values and brand identity. If your workplace design is not showing off your company’s great culture, it is going to dampen the enthusiasm of every potential employee you interview.
From Generation Z to the Baby Boomers, the modern office is staffed by four generations, each with different needs and expectations. The key to keeping your office ready for the future is ensuring the flexibility to support your workforce’s varying requirements when it comes to communication methods and physical environment factors such as sound, light levels and temperature.
With one-size-fits-all office design rapidly becoming an outdated philosophy, flexibility is the most important component of great office design.
Use this quick checklist to see if your workplace is ready to attract and hold onto the best talent out there:
Flexible office design, often referred to as activity based workspaces, is a key component of your strategy for getting quality people.
Some employees and roles require a space that allows for easy discussion while others prefer being able to work in a quiet environment, and it is vital that you are able to provide for both.