We all know that not everyone learns, works, and interacts in the same way, but it's a common mistake to choose office furniture as if they do. Read on for some helpful suggestions for choosing the right office furniture for your staff and your company's unique needs.
Plan for Change
Choosing new office furniture doesn't mean you need to choose a static arrangement for every office and shared space. As needs change and your company grows, you'll be glad you chose multifunctional office furniture. Moving furniture around can energize your staff, and if you change out wall hangings, paint colors, and accessories like plants and table lighting, you'll bring an entirely fresh look to your offices at very little cost to you.
Have you seen an uptick in time off as employees deal with back and neck issues? A worn-out or low-quality chair can send even the fittest employee straight to the chiropractor. When choosing your office furniture, consider everything:
Guarantees and warranties — Look for an office furniture provider who isn't afraid to stand behind the products they sell.
Ergonomic designs — A chair can be pleasing to the eye and also be a healthy fit for your staff's needs. Talk to your office furniture provider about seating that works for the unique requirements of each of your staff members.
Reputation — There's something to be said for a company that's been in town for a while. Seek out a provider with a reputation for superior customer service as well as quality products and services.
Do some research and then choose your new office furniture with an eye toward adaptability, personality and learning styles, and the overall culture of your company. Your company will benefit with higher employee satisfaction and retention rates, and you can't argue with that.
For help choosing the right office furniture for your company's unique requirements, contact us at American Business Equipment today.