Picture this: You enter an office building and find yourself standing in a sea of beige décor and windowless spaces. None of the employees seem excited about their jobs, and productivity seems to be stifled by the status quo. I’m fairly sure that we’ve all walked into an office space that feels this way at some point.
Although the above is an extreme example, it illustrates how the physical space of a company can severely affect employee morale. Outdated offices can become energy drains. By making the decision to either renovate your current space or relocate, you can invigorate your employees and increase your productivity—here’s how it works.
Employees Feel Valued
When employees spend at least eight hours a day at your facility working to keep the company running smoothly, you want to make sure to thank them for their continued dedication. Improving workspaces is one of the best ways to show your team members that you care about their needs and want to share the success of your business with the people who help make it happen. Your employees are your company’s number one resource—when they feel appreciated, they’re committed to your corporation’s mission!
More Amenities Means More Productivity
Giving your team a space that better fits their needs will make for more efficient task management. Is your current space’s HR Department overly cramped? Do oddly placed water, gas, and electrical outlets make for chaotic FFE placement? Finding a space that accommodates your business is always better than attempting to work around a setup that is no longer conducive to your operations.
Break Your Business Out of a Rut
When things have been done in the same place in the same way by the same people for years, operations have a habit of getting sluggish. A change of scenery helps break employees out of the 9 to 5, Monday through Friday trance by giving them something new and exciting to look forward to. Keeping your team members in the loop about the improvements in their new space also livens productivity and cheerfulness in the workplace.
Yes, relocating a corporation is hard work, but these are just a few of the benefits our clients experience during their transitions. Hiring a move consultant to ensure your company moves efficiently is the best way to maximize your growth potential throughout the relocation process.