Posts Tagged ‘Millennials’

How To Design Your Office for the Millennial Workforce

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Design your office with millennials in mind.

Currently, millennials are the largest generation currently in the U.S. workforce surpassing Gen Xers in 2015.  Millennials,  categorized as being born in the 1980s to the mid-1990s, are known for being tech-savvy and creative individuals.  With the number of millennials coming into the workforce increasing, it is important to design your office to inspire and drive their productivity.  Office design,in general, is constantly changing and needs to be adapted to fit the needs of young people coming into your job.   (more…)

Which Furniture Trends are most attractive to Millennials?

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Co Work Space Furniture Trends

In the next few years Millennials are starting up their professional careers, but what are the best office environments for Millennials? To understand the office environment that Millennials can work best within, you need to observe their work habits and how they react to the physical environment of the office.

Right now it is noticeable that Millennials prefer non-traditional furniture solutions for work environments. To Millennials work is not just a place of business. It’s also a big part of their lifestyle. To develop an ideal work environment for Millennials, you need to make the office setting as appealing as possible. This is how you retain young talent at your company.

It’s important to notice that Millennials are focused on working to live a better quality of life than living to work. They are all about gaining experience and using work salaries to travel and enjoy their lives.

When designing a work environment for Millennials, you need to keep work flexibility in mind. Yes, that includes giving them the option to work mobile to improve their work and life balance.

Open office space is a great layout to consider for Millennials because they are strong believers of open communication that help them with personal and professional development. Interdependency is a good focus for laying out office space for Millennials because they want to successfully achieve both personal and collective goals.

Collaborative work environments will help your Millennial employees thrive because of the work transparency. Do not limit Millennials to cubicles. Instead, explore co-working spaces. Create 3 distinctive settings in the office for Millennials – diverse work settings, social settings and life settings. What are life settings? Life settings are areas that promote health and wellness. Example: Gourmet cafe.

To get started on exploring Millennial furniture trends, explore our office/corporate furniture as well as our ergonomic furniture items.

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