Must-Read Articles 10/07/17

Hello, everyone! We hope you had a great weekend. Here you’ll find a compilation of interesting articles that we enjoyed ourselves last week. We hope that these will inspire you with new ideas for your workplace and facility management teams!

There benefits in bringing a human experience to real estate.

This article reports on a growing trend among organizations to blend the real estate and human resources teams together. While they were kept separate for so long, many leaders are realizing the potential benefits of a merger, especially as the workplace continues to adapt quickly to changes in technology and new ideas of organizing the workplace for team well-being. Maybe it’s time for your organization to consider bringing these two fields together?

“Only half of employees think their workplace supports productivity”

Marianne Calnan writes for People Management reporting that according to recent studies, only about half of employees believe that their workplace fosters productivity. “Dr. Peggie Rothe, who led the research, added that the most effective organizations consider how their workplace layout can help staff do their best work.” Sounds like a job for an effective space utilization solution with analytics to see how your space is being used and create a more effective workspace.

Finally, some good tips for our flexible work friends!

With 12 years of working from home under her belt, Elizabeth Grace Saunders gives some great advice for those who are looking forward to working from home and those who are already there but struggling to feel productive. From scheduling your day to setting boundaries, we think Saunders has some great advice for everyone.

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