Archive for December, 2015

What Are the Benefits of Working with an MBE Company?

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Working with a minority business enterprise (MBE) has many benefits.

At Edwards & Hill, we are extremely proud of our status as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and we have MBE certifications in the state of Maryland as well as several Maryland counties and other states such as Pennsylvania and Connecticut. (more…)

What Will Be the Major Office Furniture Trends in 2016?

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Productive-OfficeIf you are interested in new, up and coming office furniture design trends, these are the ones expected to dominate 2016. We’ve already discussed 2015’s major trends, but businesses (that means you!) need to stay on top of new trends in order to keep up to date and knowledgeable. Also, some of these trends focus on productivity and efficiency. Take a look at the new design and furniture trends we expect to see in the forefront in the coming year. (more…)

What Makes a Chair “Ergonomic”?

Monday, December 14th, 2015
Ergonomic furniture

Ergonomic chairs are an important feature of ergonomic workstations

We talk a lot – and rightfully so – about the benefits of ergonomic chairs, but we rarely discuss what actually makes a chair ergonomic. Many people choose their chairs on the basis of their looks and think of true ergonomic comfort secondarily. (more…)

Take A Stand and Mix up your Office Furniture with a Standing Desk

Monday, December 7th, 2015
standing desk

Ouch! Stand up straight by switching to a standing desk.

Life is hectic in the Charm City, but for the vast majority of Baltimore residents, they spend most of the work week sitting at a desk chair crouched over piles of work and a glaring computer screen. Sitting for hours at a time can do serious damage to your posture and long-term health, forcing office workers to make the conscious switch to a standing desk when choosing their office furniture. A strained neck, poor posture, and unfailing back pains from sitting for eight hours at a time makes work uncomfortable and unenjoyable. Advance your office furniture to a standing desk to prepare yourself for whatever life throws you way in the bustling city of Baltimore. There are numerous benefits as long as you use your standing desk properly—here are just a few: (more…)

How to lower business operation cost by saving money on office furniture

Friday, December 4th, 2015
affordable ergonomic furniture for small business owners

Learn how you can buy quality ergonomic furniture and save on your business operation cost.

Small business owners are constantly searching for ways to save money while improving work productivity. One way you can help lower business operation cost is to learn how to save money on office furniture. As a small business owner, you need to create an office layout plan so you will not rush out and buy just any type of office furniture. You should shop for office furniture essentials first and later for the things you simply want. The most effective way to find out the type of office furniture you will need is self-evaluating the office space and asking employees what they believe the office needs. Let them know their input matters and you will receive valuable feedback. Some questions to ask about the office plan is how much space will you need for office furniture and how you will accommodate new hires after implementing an office layout. (more…)