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Expectation vs Reality- Work from Home

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By Padmasree Kolluru  Covid or not, with the growing technological advancements, work from home/ remote working has become a reality. We see people working from far-off continents even while on holidays. This flexibility clubbed with the Covid situation has paved the way for many more to work from home permanently. We had to work from home too briefly. The excitement gradually dwindled as it's not easy to stay focused and stick to work schedules and breaks with the fortuity of being your own boss.  No commutes, no traffic jams, no formals, and no strict work routine means no interaction with colleagues and an arduous task of email threads to convey one idea or even longer to brainstorm a new idea. Not having a private workspace meant a distracted routine and less focus on work.  After exploring the art of work from home, we, at Lindsey's Office Furniture , have put some ideas together for a better experience of your work from home opportunity.  Let's have a sneak peek at th

Pros and Cons of Shared Office Space

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By Padmasree Kolluru  When you think about the shared workspace, the unicorn startup that comes to your mind is "WeWork." With the growing trends of "work from remote" and home clubbed with flexible work hours, these places that one can hire per day have become trendy. Z millennials and millennials want to work-wise and not be traditional in owning a house or responsibilities. This thought process has brought in the trend of work from wherever and whenever.  We chanced upon one startup that started and continued their business operations from WeWork, and it's good to have some insights first hand. At Lindsey's Office Furniture , we have put them together, so it comes in handy when you need them!  Building teams and offices without having to build a building is the chief marketing principle. And, that worked. Startups, small businesses, remote workers, whoever wants a fixed office space but does not want to have the hassle of building and designing the inter

Back to Work-Workplace Sanitation during Covid

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The staggering decision of global lockdowns and work from home might have been a shock, but people found out ways to be safe and productive, albeit not for long. With teamwork, decision making and planning, feedback, and productivity taking a toll, businesses are looking at how to get back to work safely. They so are the isolated, fed-up work-from-home employees.   Lindsey's Office Furniture , being a dealer of   Global Furniture , has put together some ideas to clean, sanitize, and disinfect your workplace. Also sharing a chart by the Global Furniture Company on how to specifically disinfectant your products.  Clean your Workstation: Clean your electronics, including your computer, keyboard, mouse, and screen, by disconnecting them from the power outlets.  And, no cleaning products should be applied directly to the devices or screens.  Use a microfiber cloth without much dampness, clean your screen; avoid paper towels and or any rough scrubs. Most of the keyboards malfunctioning a

Back to Work - Work Space Planning and Designing

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As the pandemic continues and most of us are forced to work from home, employees want to get back to offices, and employers are looking at ways to re-open their offices. Covid-19 hasn’t just affected where we work — it also has changed how we work.  Bearing social distancing in mind, here is a quick guide from  The Global Furniture Group on what to consider and how to reconfigure your workspace. With decades of designing and planning office spaces that have the motto of bringing employees together, this is something that throws a challenge at every one of us- the designers, employers, and employees. Three Strategies for Rebooting the Workplace: Let's explore three planning strategies to adapt your existing workplace planning to support social distancing guidelines: 1. Shift scheduling the workforce 2. Reconfiguring the workplace 3. Redefining shared spaces Shifting Scheduling the Workforce: Altering employee work schedules maintains individual seating assignments, ensuring employe

Common Questions Regarding Office Space and Office Furniture

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Common Questions Regarding Office Space and Office Furniture By Scott Robertson Lindsey's Office Furniture teamed up with Dax Design Studio to answer some of the top questions about Office Space Design! Dax is your on-demand design firm. They will work with you by the hour or complete project. They work with clients, architects, property management companies and commercial office furnishing companies to create estimated costs, create specifications and furniture selections. How much office space do I need for my business? How much square footage does an average office need based off of number of employees? What is a Standard Private Office Size and What is a standard Executive Office Size? What is a Standard Cubicle Size and What is the best cubicle height, especially now in a post COVID world? What size conference table do I need and how big a room do I need for it? Will social Distancing and Work from home change any of our current ways the Office is d