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03

Apr

Looking to hire? Have you considered a cat?A new SCPA program wants to get more cats out of shelters and into businesses and office spaces.

Looking to hire? Have you considered a cat?
A new SCPA program wants to get more cats out of shelters and into businesses and office spaces.

29

Nov

10 cubicle-friendly indoor plantsThese pretty plants will brighten your workday, clean your air and improve concentration.

10 cubicle-friendly indoor plants
These pretty plants will brighten your workday, clean your air and improve concentration.

09

Jun

Pets in the officeAllowing employees to bring their pets to work can boost morale around the entire office.

Pets in the office
Allowing employees to bring their pets to work can boost morale around the entire office.

08

Feb

Infographic: How to go green at the office

28

Sep

The modern worker’s guide to healthMaintaining decent posture and moving around every few hours can work wonders.

The modern worker’s guide to health
Maintaining decent posture and moving around every few hours can work wonders.

10

Sep

5 ways to fight belly fat on the jobDon’t just sit at your desk for hours. Move around a few times a day, snack sensibly and stay hydrated.

5 ways to fight belly fat on the job
Don’t just sit at your desk for hours. Move around a few times a day, snack sensibly and stay hydrated.

11

Jun

These ergonomic desk chairs that are good for your body and the planetHave a seat and check out these drool-worthy models that just might make 8 hours in front of a computer a pleasant experience.

These ergonomic desk chairs that are good for your body and the planet
Have a seat and check out these drool-worthy models that just might make 8 hours in front of a computer a pleasant experience.

13

May

In 1969, the 21st-century office was expected to look something like this, providing the average office worker with a typewriter, video recorder and photocopier. However, other futurists predicted a much more technologically advanced office, with workers making calls on their “TV phones” and using tablet computers with “infrared flashlight” writing utensils. The average workday would be just four hours, according to Mechanix Illustrated, but that doesn’t mean we’d have free time to visit our friends in other domed cities. Our ancestors thought we’d need that extra time to keep up with the world’s rapid technological advances. Jobholders were expected to rent tapes from libraries after work and bring them home to watch on TV as part of necessary ongoing education programs.Read more of What the Future Looked Like Way Back When.

In 1969, the 21st-century office was expected to look something like this, providing the average office worker with a typewriter, video recorder and photocopier. However, other futurists predicted a much more technologically advanced office, with workers making calls on their “TV phones” and using tablet computers with “infrared flashlight” writing utensils.
 
The average workday would be just four hours, according to Mechanix Illustrated, but that doesn’t mean we’d have free time to visit our friends in other domed cities. Our ancestors thought we’d need that extra time to keep up with the world’s rapid technological advances. Jobholders were expected to rent tapes from libraries after work and bring them home to watch on TV as part of necessary ongoing education programs.
Read more of What the Future Looked Like Way Back When.

05

Dec

Tetra Shed: For all of your home office and adult time-out needsJoining the ranks of backyard bubbles, boxes and pods comes the Tetra Shed, a modular ‘modern garden office’ that looks rather foreboding when ‘folded’ up but plenty inviting when open for business.

Tetra Shed: For all of your home office and adult time-out needs
Joining the ranks of backyard bubbles, boxes and pods comes the Tetra Shed, a modular ‘modern garden office’ that looks rather foreboding when ‘folded’ up but plenty inviting when open for business.

30

Dec

Step into my backyard office pod. One part garden shed, one part eco-clubhouse and one part home office, the Archipod gives work-at-homers a chance to step out of the house … and into the backyard.

Step into my backyard office pod. One part garden shed, one part eco-clubhouse and one part home office, the Archipod gives work-at-homers a chance to step out of the house … and into the backyard.