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6 Unique Workplace Solutions That Will Earn Your Commute

To make the workplace commute-worthy, offer a variety of spaces to support and inspire your employees With organizations bringing people back to the office, they are realizing that many employees aren’t yet willing to give up the comforts of home for a long commute back to an office that no longer meets their needs. Companies…

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2022 Trends: Top 5 Sustainable Workplace Solutions

At Heritage Office, we believe providing the best solutions for our customers begins by ensuring they’re the best solutions for our environment. For Earth Day 2022, we wanted to highlight some of our favourite sustainable workplace solutions. Steelcase Perch Stool: Designed for Circularity Through a partnership with BASF, Steelcase Flex Perch is the first furniture product…

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Does the Workplace Earn Your Commute?

The changing nature of work and the need to attract and retain talent is creating a paradigm shift in the world of workplace culture and office design. After our great working-from-home experiment, employees expect more from their workplace. More needs to be done if organizations want to earn people’s commute. The role of the office…

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2022 Education Trends: Esports & Gaming

As schools look to attract new students and provide engaging opportunities for those not typically participating in traditional athletics or clubs, they might consider the ever-expanding world of esports. The world of competitive video gaming is a fast-growing international phenomenon with millions of fans and participants. Research shows that participation in school activities improves student…

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2022 Workplace Trends: Flexible Furniture for the Hybrid Workplace

The past few years have brought a lot of uncertainty to the world of work. The pandemic has forced us into a large working from home experiment, with varying levels of success. As organizations look to bring employees back to the office, they must be prepared to offer an ecosystem of spaces that allow employees…

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2022 Workplace Trends: Outdoor Workspaces

There are a multitude of reasons to explore outdoor workspaces. With ventilation being a key strategy in mitigating the spread of COVID-19, functional outdoor workspaces provide employees with new ways to feel safe at the office, while still getting work done and collaborating and socializing with their peers. Working outdoors gives employees more choice and…

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Our Favourite Products and Trends to Get You Ready for Work in 2022

The past year again upended what we thought we knew about the world of work. Questions surrounded the safe return to work, how to keep current employees engaged, while also attracting new talent, and what workplace products were right for the hybrid workplace. The Heritage team has voted on our favourite workplace products and trends…

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How to Incorporate Office Pods in the Hybrid Workplace

Many of us have questions about the role the office will play in the new world of work. With the majority of organizations planning to experiment with various hybrid workplace models, with employees working partially in the office and partially remotely, the office will need to change to accommodate a wider range of user needs…

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The Role of Office Design in Employee Retention & Attracting New Talent

The pandemic has made us reevaluate a lot in our lives, including where and how we work.  Many are rethinking what work means to them, how they are valued, and how they spend their time, leading to what some are calling “The Great Resignation”. As companies now experiment with hybrid workplace policies, to give their…

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Six Workplace Trends for 2022

What does the future workplace have in store? The last two years have upended the world of work as we knew it. From working at home en masse, to staff shortages and supply chain disruptions, to the toil living through a global pandemic has taken on our collective mental health, it seems impossible to predict…

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