The shared value, attitudes and practices that characterise an organisation. It’s the personality of your organisation and plays a big role in overall employee satisfaction.
The four main types of organisation Culture are
In 2020 alone 47% of high-performing staff left their employer
⅓ of new employees decide in the first 90 days if they will stay and if it will be short or long-term
33% higher revenue in organisations that attract top talent
Interestingly, part of this is attributed to hiring top managers, which leads to 27% higher revenue per employee
Top talent is up to 8X MORE PRODUCTIVE
58% of employees have left a job or would consider leaving one if they felt the culture was permeated by negative office politics
86% of potential employees would NOT apply or continue to work for company with a bad reputation with former employees or the public
134% salary cost to an organisation of disengaged employee
The objective is always to design spaces and provide resources representative of the diverse job functions that reside and thrive in each workplace.
To bring in top talent for every position, employers need to consider that staff at all levels want to spend time in a space that supports their needs throughout the entirety of their day.
It’s important to design for every employee; today’s workforce is spread across generational bounds each with their own needs and expectations. For example, Gen Z will have different expectations to Wellness than Baby Boomers.
Instead of operating at two extremes, design which creates spaces for all employees and every task empowers employees with work choice. That is, employees select the workspace that best suits their needs for the day.
Innovative thinking is fostered when employees have designed spaces that can change in response to employee needs.
This creates psychological safety, autonomy, nurtures cooperation, reduces or eliminates bureaucracy and allows for collaboration across seniority levels.
In a new study, Gallup demonstrates well-being and engagement are reciprocal— influencing each other—and the deterioration of well-being is correlated with more work from home and social isolation.
Placing existing and prospective employees at the center throughout the workplace design lifecycle improves productivity, creativity and wellness. Promoting these advantages and considerations to potential employees is crucial in securing top talent across the workforce.
By investing in a healthy environment for employees, companies make a long-term commitment to their staff to provide positive spaces, allowing for longer and healthier relationships between companies and their employees.
This one page Office Fit Out Checklist is the first step in assessing your project. It prompts you to consider the different elements of a fit out, many of which are often overlooked in the initial stages of planning. Start your fit out considerations with this checklist today.