Monthly Archives: August 2017

  • Top 6 Beginner's Tips to Stay Safe Online

    If you work from home then you probably spend a lot of time working on a computer. And that computer will invariably be connected to the Internet. The world wide web is great for getting things done. We can connect with clients, send out orders, carry out research, bid for projects, and carry out a hundred and one other work-related tasks. And we do it all online and from the comfort of our own home.

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  • 9 Things to Keep in Mind When Buying Office Furniture

    Starting your own business from home is about as exciting as it comes. At last, you've found the means and the courage to do what you love doing best, plus you've figured out how to earn enough to sustain you and your family for years to come. You know you can make it work. And what's even better is that you can make it work from the comfort of your own home. Continue reading

  • Why You Should Be Following Office Furniture Trends

    The modern office is a diverse and evolved workplace, and office furniture trends tend to revolve around what's happening in that workplace, and around the people working there. Office work these days is much more collaborative than it used to be, and it's much more team oriented, and if we wanted to categorise typical office work we'd probably come up with three main groups; focussed, i.e. what people used to call 'heads down' work, (think accountants and the like), shared work, where perhaps two or three colleagues work together on the same project for a specific amount of time, and then there's group work.

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  • How to Deal with Passive/ Aggressive Office Colleagues

    Encountering passive/aggressive behaviour is inevitable. Sooner or later, we all have to deal with difficult people. And very often, these situations are steeped in passive/ aggressive behaviour. It can be uncomfortable, emasculating and can even make us lose our self-respect. All of which eats away at our sense of confidence, especially when it happens in the place we work. In this article, we're going to look at why these encounters happen, and what we can do to engage positively with the people behind the behaviour.

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  • Tip Sheet for a Healthy Office

    The science of ergonomics has contributed enormously to health and wellbeing in the modern office. It has raised awareness of the dangers associated with sitting and working at a desk for 8 (or more) hours a day and has influenced the design and manufacture of office furniture and equipment.

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  • How to Have an Office Romance and Still Keep Your Job

    Is it advisable to date a coworker? Despite a lot of popular beliefs, relationships do form at work quite often. The reason being you are trapped in a work setting for six, sometimes even ten hours with the same person on a regular basis. Friendships can be formed and romantic sparks can even fly over a simple coffee at lunchtime.

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