When designing the layout and look of your office space it's important to keep things in perspective. As a business your ultimate goal is to make a profit, however to do that you need to have good employees that are productive and generate revenue. So how do you accomplish all of this? There are a lot of debates out there on whether you should have an open office or private office for employees or whether you employees work from home or in the office. In the end it's really not as complicated as it should be. Your office space should be though of NOT as just an expense on your balance sheet, however as a tool to make a profit.
As you plan your office design you need to think about it in terms of employee recruitment, retention, and job functions. You want to create a work environment that encourages:
- Employee interaction & engagement
- Workspace efficiencies
- Communication & collaboration
Good employees are hard to find and keep so make sure you create an environment that makes them happy…………just like you should want to be. The happier they are the more money your business makes!