JEB Group has partnered with Michael Young Studio to present the Cabin, a multi-functional and soundproof space designed to promote wellness in the workplace. With switchable glass panels, the Cabins are perfect for meetings, phone calls, or casual conversations. Interiors include indirect LED lighting and air circulation with an “Airgle” air purifier, promoting a sense of wellbeing. Eco-friendly materials are used, such as recycled PET bottles for the exterior and formaldehyde-free, 100% recycled eco board for the tables.
The millennial generation has been transforming the work environment and the way goals are being achieved. Millennials value their purpose in their work and the methods to bring out creativity and ideas. They enjoy working in a collaborative culture and are not afraid to share their thoughts and values. Advancements in technology have allowed them to work remotely in the same manners as they do in the office.
Gen-Z, born after 1996, will soon make up one-third of the world’s population and prioritize positive work culture, work-life balance, and frequent feedback. Employers can establish a positive work culture with trust, social connection, and wellness. Offering flexible work arrangements and remote working options helps maintain work-life balance. Gen-Z workers desire frequent feedback and organizations must recognize their new set of expectations and acknowledge technology’s role in their connection with companies.
While an open and collaborative workspace can help increase collaboration and communication, it can pose a negative impact on individual work and work that requires focus. Individual work still accounts for a large portion of a workday.
It is vital to recognize when it is best to work individually and when to work as a team. When there is a shared goal and when there is a complex project that need various tasks to be carried out, collaboration is crucial.
In modern workspaces, there is a relevant portion of employees that no longer work in fixed traditional workstations. As companies are creating more informal meeting spaces, it is important to evaluate the furniture selection process. How does office furniture position itself with the rapid change of workplace strategy?