If you are looking for ways to boost productivity in the workplace, you might want to consider giving your office a makeover. When you create an office environment that is conducive to working, you don’t have to try so hard. You simply let the workplace exercise its own natural influence on your employees’ comfort and productivity levels.
Before hiring commercial construction services to renovate your office, Hanto & Clarke General Contractors, LLC and other experts recommend some pointers you might want to keep in mind:
1. Get rid of clutter.
Remodeling an office involves identifying what you need so you can take out the non-essential items and have more space. When creating the new office plan, make room for storage spaces where workers can keep items they need without getting in the way of work.
2. Bring in natural light.
Studies show that natural light is important in the workplace. A dark and dreary office is more than sure to house dark and dreary employees. Ask your contractor to bring in more sunlight with large windows, skylights, and lots of mirrors to bounce the light around.
3. Ditch the conference room.
Nobody likes to hang out in the conference room. For a meeting place that encourages more interaction and creativity, get rid of the stiff and cold conference room and replace with a living room equipped with a high-quality TV for conducting conference calls.
4. Invest in the quirky.
An office space shouldn’t only be functional. It should live up to the spirit of your company. Even a single accent feature, like a wall mural painted by a local artist, some kitschy furniture, or a unique way to display the company logo, can liven up the atmosphere.
There are many ways you can redesign your office to increase employee productivity. You only need to think outside the proverbial box of corporate office design and be creative.