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Work New: Revamp Your Workspace in Just 5 Easy Steps

Worknew Revamp Your Workspace in Just 5 Easy Steps To revamp your workspace and make it feel like new again, start with the set up. Once your space is optimized for working efficiently, keep up the good work! Try these 5 tips to get started with your workspace makeover.   1. Make sure it’s ergonomic If you don’t have a sit stand desk, you can still set up your desk to make it more ergonomic. The right set up will help you work comfortably all day long, reducing fatigue, pain, or risk of injury. Add an adjustable monitor arm and/or keyboard tray to keep your neck in a neutral position and your elbows at 90 degrees. Arrange your desktop so the things you use regularly are within arms’ length, without the need to bend or reach. For bonus ergo points, add a standing [...]

2019-05-07T09:44:36-07:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Workspace, Ergonomics, Productivity|

Work Efficiently: 7 Ways to Boost Efficiency and Finally Get Everything Done

Workefficiently 7 Ways to Boost Efficiency and Finally Get Everything Done 1. Create a space for working efficientlyBefore you can actually work efficiently, you have to make sure you’re set up for it. The right ergonomic sit stand desk is the foundation of a productive workday. Add an adjustable monitor arm to keep your neck neutral and desktop task lights that put the right light where you need it, reducing eye strain and energy costs. Arrange your desk so the things you use regularly are within reach, without having to bend or reach, like your office phone and notepad, and use a document holder to prop up printed documents. Move your keyboard and mouse so that you can work with your elbows at a 90 degree angle and wrists level. Add a comfy wrist rest or upgrade to an ergonomic keyboard or mouse for [...]

2019-02-26T13:55:46-07:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: Business, Ergonomics, Productivity|

Work Smart: How Smart Workers are Leveraging the Power of Prioritization

Worksmart How Smart Workers are Leveraging the Power of Prioritization The phrase “work smarter, not harder” is everywhere, but for a good reason. We spend so much of our time working, but how much are we actually getting done? Working smart means being productive not just busy. If at the end of the day, all you’ve done is clean out your email (good for you, by the way!), was that really a productive use of your time?   Be Productive, not Busy Smart workers and savvy employers are beginning to understand that being busy and being productive are very different. Productive employees are good for the business and are more satisfied with their jobs. They produce higher quality work in less time. Meanwhile, their busy counterparts are feeling overwhelmed, working really hard, but not working smart. Smart workers can also make use of [...]

2019-03-01T08:42:09-07:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Wellness, Business, Productivity|

Work Together: Creating Collaborative Spaces That Work

Worktogether Creating Collaborative Spaces That Work As the modern office continues to change, interior designers and office furniture manufacturers must adapt to fit the needs of today’s employees and businesses. While classic office design focused (a bit too much) on spaces to do individual, heads down work, offices of the future are far more flexible. People want options, movement, and creative environments in which to work. They don’t want to be stuck in a boring cubicle or siloed off from their colleagues in their own little corner of a huge office building. The modern office should encourage people to work together, communicate (in person!), and move around with ease. There are a variety of ways to creates collaborative spaces in the modern office, but here are a few of our favorites:     Benching systems, for solo work and collaboration The open office [...]

2018-12-17T12:12:07-07:00February 5th, 2019|Categories: Workspace, Productivity|

Work Happy: 10 Work/Life Hacks to Boost Happiness

Workhappy 10 Work/Life Hacks to Boost Happiness We all want to live a happy life. When most of our time is spent at work, it’s important to build happiness into our work life, too. Here’s some quick tips to start boosting your happiness at work and away.   1. Create your happiness routine A happiness routine? Yep, that’s right. Small habits that we do every day can make or break our happiness, and building a routine around boosting your mood means you’ll be constantly building yourself up in small and easy ways. Think about the things that make you happy. Maybe it’s spending time with family, being productive at work, or unwinding with a book at the end of the day. Create a routine that focuses on the little things that make you feel good and prioritize your daily tasks with those in mind. [...]

2019-01-02T14:02:58-07:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Wellness, Productivity|

Work Smart: 10 Ways Technology Can Make You More Productive

Worksmart 10 Ways Technology Can Make You More Productive As technology becomes more integrated with the workplace (what did we do before email?), there are a number of ways to leverage digital tools to boost productivity. From connecting with your team to managing various projects at once, tech solutions make it faster and easier to get your work done. Here’s 10 interesting ways technology can make you more productive:   1. Online collaboration Hold meetings virtually so team members can connect from anywhere. Share screens or send documents during the meeting so everyone is on the same page. Record your virtual meetings to reference later or share with anyone who couldn’t make the meeting live. Do you have multiple people working on the same project? Use cloud-based documents so you always have the latest version and can see others’ contributions. Share feedback and updates [...]

2018-12-27T08:53:42-07:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Workspace, Productivity|

Work Inspired: Creative Office Interiors Increase Happiness and Productivity

Workinspired Creative Office Interiors Increase Happiness and Productivity Offices used to have a boring, predictable layout: a sea of cubicles or hallways lined with private offices. Workplace interior design was generally drab. The spaces were highly functional, but not interesting. Offices of the past did not attempt to increase employees’ happiness or productivity. Now, office interiors are becoming more open, flowing, and fun. The adoption of huddle spaces and lounge-like coworking areas are slowly replacing stiff conference rooms and cubicles. The walls of private offices are coming down in favor of open office plans, while maintaining a focus on flexibility, privacy, and noise reduction. Modern workplace interior design is not only more visually interesting, but can have a positive impact on behavior and mood. Human-centered design, natural lighting, greenery, and flexible layouts boost happiness, health, and productivity.   Creative Design Interesting colors, textures, architecture, and [...]

2019-02-07T14:13:56-07:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Wellness, Workspace, Ergonomics|

Work Confidently: 5 Ways to Boost Your Confidence at Work

Workconfidently 5 Ways to Boost Your Confidence at Work Education, experience, and hard work are all important aspects to being successful in the corporate world. A solid resume of tangible achievements and applicable skills might land you the job of your dreams, but growing your career requires a level of confidence in yourself and your abilities. While some people may be naturally self-confident, it takes a lot of practice for most of us to build self-esteem. Finding ways to boost your confidence every day will set you up to succeed.   1. Act the Part The impression that others make of you can have a huge impact on your career. No matter the dress code, a professional outfit shows that you take your job seriously and want to be seen as a promotion-worthy professional. When you dress for success, you can still be comfortable. If [...]

2018-12-17T13:37:29-07:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Wellness, Business, Workspace|

Work Organized: Can Being Organized Help You Get Promoted

Workorganized Can Being Organized Help You Get Promoted? Getting promoted at work shows you’re not just meeting expectations but exceeding them. Believe it or not, one way to exceed the expectations of your boss and colleagues is to project a high level of professionalism. Keeping an organized work space, being able to quickly locate important documents, and maintaining a neat to-do list are all things that will show you have what it takes to move up. Constantly building upon your skill set will help you get ahead. Building organization skills is a good place to start; you’ll be able to more quickly and easily complete tasks, while showing others that you take your work seriously.   Keep an organized desk If you’re embarrassed for people to see your workspace, start there. Clear off anything you don’t use everyday and keep the essentials within reach, without [...]

2018-12-17T13:20:52-07:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: Wellness, Business, Workspace|

Work Ergonomically: How Ergonomics is Changing the Way We Work

Workergonomically How Ergonomics is Changing the Way We Work What is Ergonomics? You’ve probably heard the term “ergonomics” before, but let’s nail down a definition. Ergonomics is the practice of designing products, systems, or processes that are easier and more comfortable for people to use. Basically, it’s the art of designing for people. Ergonomics considers how our bodies are aligned, supported, and move. The main focus is to make the things around us fit (or adjust to) our bodies to reduce injury and pain.   Ergonomics is Good for Business Ergonomic office spaces are becoming more common as companies realize the benefits of stopping injury and pain before they happen. If an employee has to take a sick day because of back pain or is distracted at work because of headaches, that’s not good for business. Ergonomics gives businesses the opportunity to provide solutions [...]

2018-12-17T13:20:25-07:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Wellness, Ergonomics|

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Founded in 1991, Workrite Ergonomics is an industry leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of height-adjustable workcenters and ergonomic office accessories, including adjustable keyboard platform systems and flat panel monitor support systems.

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