Tips To Improve Productivity In The Office

Working in an office seems like an easy enough job, however it is more difficult than some people seem to think! If you work in an office you will understand that you have to sit at a desk for 8 hours a day, now that can get rather difficult! This is why it is important that the office is as friendly and easy to work in so lots of work can be produced!

There are some simple changes which you can make to the office to ensure that people work as hard as possible and that they are as comfortable as possible at the same time!

Comfort

If you have to sit in the same position for 8 hours a day, it is important that you feel comfortable. If you feel uncomfortable throughout the day, then you are going to find it difficult to produce work. People who work in an office and sit at a computer are known for having back problems and repetitive strain injury. This is from sitting in the same position and not getting enough movement to their body. You should insist that all your staff take regular breaks from sitting at their desk and stretch for a short while.

You should ensure that your staff is comfortable when sitting at the computer; this will include a comfortable chair which can be adjusted to each own persons comfort.

Space

If you staff do not have enough room around them to work comfortably, then this can lead to problems. Each of your staff should have a big desk so that they have enough room to store their paperwork and belongings. If your staff does not have enough room then this could lead them to being disorganised and losing work and deadline dates. If you are unsure how to creative more space in the office, then you could always hire an office fit out company who will help your create the best space in your office.

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Refreshments

As I have already stated, each of your staff should be having short breaks from sitting at their desk all day. You should provide a room where your staff can get refreshments. Not only will this make them feel more valued if you provide them with a space where they can make their own drinks, but it will also give them a chance to move from their desks. It is important that a person’s brain is kept active, so having regular drinks will help do this. Also if a person sits at a computer all day it is likely they will lose concentration.

Kerry works for http://www.missionworkplace.co.uk/ making offices and businesses more productive.

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