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How successful enterprises are solving spatial challenges

Thought Leadership on Integrated Workplace Management Systems presented by iOFFICE. Real estate is one of an organization's biggest line items and most valuable assets, second only to its employees. The buildings, warehouses and offices your business occupies significantly impact everything from employee recruiting and retention to industry reputation, energy utilization,
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Workers’ compensation: Not as simple as you might think

If you are concerned about workplace violence and want to do something proactive, submit your employees to a risk assessment. Here are some of the things to look for.
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What does the workplace of the future look like?

Thought Leadership on Integrated Workplace Management Systems presented by iOFFICE. If a 30-something working professional from today was dropped into an office in 1980, they’d likely go into shock. No computers, no Wi-Fi — no Internet at all. All information was stored in hulking metal file cabinets, all contacts were
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What are the benefits of Design-Build?

Thought Leadership on Enhancing Your Business Through Design-Build presented by Rocchi Construction. Using the Design-Build method of project delivery offers many advantages and benefits to the owner. Singular responsibility: With both design and construction in the hands of a single entity, there is one point of responsibility for quality, cost
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Retaining millennial talent: The importance of a successful intern housing program

Thought Leadership presented by National Corporate Housing Gone are the days of the traditional intern — the ambitious recent grad running around the office taking coffee orders and refilling printer toner. Meet the millennials — the generation that knows how much their skills and abilities are worth to large companies,
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What is Design-Build and how does it work?

Thought Leadership on Enhancing Your Business Through Design Build presented by Rocchi Construction. Design-Build is a method of construction project delivery in which one entity, the Design-Build team, works under a single contract with the project owner to provide complete design and construction services. One entity, one contract, one unified
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Workplace violence is alive and living in your office

If you are concerned about workplace violence and want to do something proactive, submit your employees to a risk assessment. Here are some of the things to look for.
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Corporate housing vs. hotels: How to keep your employees happy, healthy and within budget

Thought Leadership presented by National Corporate Housing For the discerning executive, considering options and alternatives for business travel and temporary lodging for employees is a must for effective company policy. While hotels and extended-stay hotels are the traditional standard, depending on length of stay and number of individuals traveling, temporary
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Co-working spaces: The solution to keeping offsite workers creative and productive

Thought Leadership on Integrated Workplace Management Systems presented by iOFFICE. Step aside, coffeehouse. Co-working spaces are giving professional nomads a new place to call headquarters. These membership-based office spaces are fully equipped with modern amenities and shared by telecommuters, contractors and freelancers alike. Where home offices may stifle creativity, and
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Avoiding the common pitfalls of the construction process, part 2: Selecting the designer

Thought Leadership on Enhancing Your Business Through Design Build presented by Rocchi Construction. The first step in the construction process is to determine whether you will need a professional to provide design and drawings suitable for permitting and construction. Each jurisdiction has its own requirements for when a building permit
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7 workplace trends you need to adopt in 2016

Thought Leadership on Integrated Workplace Management Systems presented by iOFFICE. We're still in the early months of 2016, but we’re already seeing several new workplace trends emerge. As a business leader, you’re committed to being a pacesetter, an innovator and someone who leads a thriving workplace year-round. To beat your
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Avoiding the common pitfalls of the construction process, part 1: Nightmare in Howard County

Thought Leadership on Enhancing Your Business Through Design Build presented by Rocchi Construction. This is a true story. In March 2015, our company was asked to provide a bid for a new dental office in Howard County. The dentist was relocating his office to a new space. We were referred
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Workplace fitness: 3 simple changes you can make to improve productivity

Thought Leadership on The Future of Wellness presented by LifeWork Strategies. You can go crazy and invest in things like treadmill desks, massage chairs and onsite chefs (trust me, I won’t stop you), or you can simply add one more resolution to your annual business strategy – a resolution to
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Does the DIY approach to leasing office space really work?

Thought Leadership on Office Space presented by Colliers International|Baltimore region. Do it yourself? Not too long ago, everyone needed a lawyer to draft a lease or incorporate a company. Those days are gone thanks to web sites like LegalZoom. Also gone are the days of relying on an accountant or
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How to build an infectious company culture

Thought Leadership on Integrated Workplace Management Systems presented by iOFFICE. Twenty-five years ago, most offices were a sea of cubicles, suits and bland, institutional furniture. The CEO resided in a locked corner office, well removed from his or her employees—and most of their concerns. The break room was the only
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Continuing education: a differentiator for the workplace

Thought Leadership on Workspace Solutions presented by Benhar Office Interiors. “CFO asks his CEO, “What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave the company?” CEO answers, ‘What happens if we don’t, and they stay?” At Benhar Office Interiors, we are committed to workplace research and
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Where’s my office? The CEO’s guide to developing workplace strategy

Whether you are starting a business, growing a business, running a business, or providing services to the people that do, the one overriding question today is “where and how do we work?” After all, as a result of technology, people today can work anywhere and everywhere.
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Third space in the workplace

Thought Leadership on Workspace Solutions presented by Benhar Office Interiors. In his book, The Great Good Place, the urban sociologist Ray Oldenburg wrote about the importance of third places—the informal "public places on neutral ground where people can gather and interact." While overtly, we may not think of our workspaces
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How to keep the keepers – 16 cultural elements to ensure talent retention

Thought Leadership on Office Furniture presented by OFS Solutions. “The best part about working for me is that my company offers…" Companies achieve optimum performance when their employees are awesome, intelligent, dedicated and all functioning cohesively towards achieving common SMART goals. The pivotal question becomes how to obtain and retain
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Don’t get caught with egg on your face: 8 tips for managing your office lease

It’s amazing to both of us. In our combined 50+ years in leasing office space, more than half the tenants we encounter never review their lease on an annual basis. In our experience, the only time landlords hear from tenants about lease-related issues is “after the fact,” after an expense
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Human factors in workplace design ergonomics

Thought Leadership on Workspace Solutions presented by Benhar Office Interiors. Why workplace ergonomics matter for morale and productivity What is ergonomics anyway? Even in prehistoric times, Australopithecus Prometheus selected rocks that were shaped to suit the task at hand to use as tools. As we evolved, the selection and creation
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Finding and keeping the best employees

Thought Leadership on Office Furniture presented by OFS Solutions. Fred Allen once said “Treat employees like partners and they act like partners”. Some may feel that doing this is too risky. Well, I feel that not doing so is too risky. Whatever product or service you offer, your company must
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Flexible lease terms create the best deal

Thought Leadership on Office Space presented by Colliers International|Baltimore region. Bars and cocktail parties bring out the worst in market statistics. Everyone’s new car cost less than it actually did, and everyone’s new house is worth more than it actually is. But in our experience, the worst in cocktail party
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The evolution of office culture

Thought Leadership on Office Furniture presented by OFS Solutions. The definition of a successful and healthy workplace is one in which employees are happy to go to work in the morning and happy to go home in the evening. Starting with the end in mind -- that’s vision. I became
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