New employees are often very nervous when starting their new position, but an employer with high-quality office furniture can make them feel more welcomed. A well decorated and comfortable office environment is essential for any new hire to help them feel that they are in a professional and hardworking environment that cares about the employees. Here are a few suggestions for office furniture to make the training process of new employees a smooth transition from their previous position.
A Variety of Conference Tables and Chairs
Conference rooms are usually the hub of the office. Many important decisions are usually made in these rooms, including the decisions to hire fresh new employees. Once the new hire arrives, they need to not only become used to their new surroundings but also their new coworkers. Conference rooms are a great place to fit in everyone in the office to give them a warm welcome. Of course, conference rooms are also a place where training sessions can be held, especially in cases of more than one trainee at once. Therefore, having comfortable and stylish conference room office furniture should be a priority. Tables that are long and sturdy paired with comfortable swivel chairs encourage good posture and confidence.
Office Furniture On the Move
Often trainers must take time out of their own busy workday to provide guidance for their new employees. It can be annoying to have to periodically get up and check on the new hires while carrying work documents around. Portable furniture is a great option for both new hires and trainers alike because it provides some mobility. Retractable or “flip-flop” tables and folding chairs are perfect because most designs feature wheels, so they can be easily moved around. Even better, when no longer needed, these types of furniture are made to be quickly and compactly stored away for even the smallest of offices.
AV Carts To Roll Out The Work
AV carts work similarly to moving furniture, but instead of carrying humans or documents, they are meant for moving technology like phones, laptops, or projectors for presentations or video conferencing. These are all essential elements of the office that new employees will have to learn how to use. With an AV cart, a trainer can hold an orientation presentation virtually anywhere, which is perfect for new employees still finding their way around the office.
Choose Edwards & Hill for Your Office Furniture and Design Needs
Are you ready to redesign your office to maximize productivity and creative thinking? Edwards & Hill can help you design and install the perfect designs for your business. Edwards & Hill is a leading office, education, medical, and hospitality furniture provider with high-quality design and installation services for any style or scale. We have our headquarters in Annapolis Junction, Maryland, as well as another convenient office location in St. Louis, Missouri. If you are ready to get your office design started, contact us online or give us a call at 301-317-4250. For the St. Louis office, please call 314-797-5077. For more furniture design tips, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Flickr, and YouTube.
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