In the last two decades there have been numerous changes to the modern office. In the early 2000s, cubicles were completely removed in favour of open floor plans. In 2015, many offices adopted foosball and ping pong tables where employees can relax after a long day. Office trends are always changing but the most important thing is the impact to an employee’s health and overall well-being.
A quality workspace design allows employees to be productive and less stressed, so employers need to take into consideration the impact of the workspace on their staff. From a recent report, some of the findings indicated the following:
• At least 87% of employees would like their employer to offer healthy workspace benefits. These include company fitness benefits, wellness rooms, sit-stands, ergonomic seating and healthy lunch options.
• 93% of employees working in the tech industry mentioned they would stay longer in a company … Read the rest