Its on the hundred and forty eighth floor. There are floor to ceiling glass windows, neutral colored carpets, rows of desks and chairs in cubicles. Phones are ringing, keyboards are clacking, voices are rising and falling.
There are people everywhere: reaching into filing cabinets, talking on the phone, typing away at executive desks, passing notes and memos, juggling folders, briefcases and coffee mugs or simply frowning in concentration. Its another day at the office.
What makes an office run? The people, of course. But what often overlooked resources play a big part in making office staff efficient? Its the office furniture. No matter what or how large they may be, office furniture can make or break an employees day.
An uncomfortable ergonomic chair, for example, can lead to back pains that will distract a person from performing his or her job. Here are some of the items important for office use.
Does your back hurt after sitting in a chair for 8 hours? Do you feel like your posture is getting worse everyday? Maybe its time to take a look at your office chairs. Ergonomic chairs are most commonly used in the office. Why? Its because these are the chairs created specifically with the office employee in mind.
If you have ergonomic chairs in the office, this means two things. Number one is that your office really cares for you. Number two is that your office really cares for your output. Ergonomic chairs are those huge chairs with adjustable armrests and backrests. These features are necessary for your health, as well as comfort. Changing the angle and height of ergonomic chairs backs will help your posture and prevent back aches. Lowering or raising the armrests will be a great relief later in the day.
Ergonomic chairs are usually made of steel, leather or canvas. The seats are padded and are wide enough to support you as you work throughout the day. Ergonomic chairs are also made to swivel so that everything will be at your fingertips, literally. Choosing the right ergonomic seat may take some time and experimentation, but once you find your perfect match, youll want to stay in the office if only just for the chair.
Is there a pile of papers waiting for you every time you walk through your office door? Do you always feel the need for some space on your desk? Try looking at executive desks. Executive desks are long, wide desks created for heavyduty business.
They are usually made of wood or stone, but modern designs use steel and glass as well. If your desk is full of clutter, it means that either you are very busy or you are disorganized. The place and position of the desk are also important. The boss usually sits at the corner and has a bigger space.
The space that your desk occupies signifies your importance in the office. The more space you have, the more important you are. Executive desks commonly have rows of drawers running down either side, and can be L shaped, rectangular or square. Some even have tiers to maximize space.
Executive desks are finished on all sides, so that they can stand on their own in the middle of a room, or be pushed against a wall. These desks make for handsome office furniture, building a more attractive workplace that employees will enjoy.
What kind of office furniture would be able to hold everything important? Filing cabinets! Before the age of technology came rushing headlong into the world, filing cabinets were the most visible items in an office.
And they still are today. Filing cabinets are where you keep hard copies of records and personal files. Filing cabinets signify the way that your office is organized. Clean and impeccable filing means that your office really means business and doesnt permit many mistakes to happen.
The most familiar types are the tall, vertical ones made of metal. Filing cabinets have rows of long, deep drawers that can be locked. A few more traditional filing cabinets are made of wood, though they are now a rare sight. Apart from vertical, filing cabinets come in horizontal and shelfstyle to suit all office needs.