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The War For Talent Is Over, And Everyone Lost


Great article out of Fast Company…one item they did not address is workplace environment of their employees.  Not only should they [employers] strive to put the right talent in the right job, as the author mentions, but employers should also be focusing on the right Workplace Strategy to elevate the efficiency and engagement of that same talent. Culture plays a big roll in workplace engagement, and its often overlooked.

via The War For Talent Is Over, And Everyone Lost | Fast Company

Amenities For The Next Generation Of Tech Workers

When Experian Datalabs set out for a new office space, growth needs were certainly top of the list, but it also provided Experian with an opportunity to “…create a custom, branded work environment that reflects the Experian corporate culture.”

Putting in the time upfront, and being proactive made this possible.  The new generation of office workers demand more than just office space.  Make your next real estate decision a business advantage.

Technologically savvy users desire such features as open ceilings, exposed K-bar wall braces and a social break area, which are all a part of the newly completed Experian DataLabs office…


Common Office Spaces Are Also Alluring to Clients


The article below from the WSJ outlines how a company can turn their corporate real estate into a business advantage.  There are many times tenant’s take additional space for planned growth, but it sits vacant or under utilized.  Shared community spaces for clients, or other friends of the firm can be a great way to stay sticky and top of mind.

Companies engineering their offices as comfortable environments for employees to work and collaborate in are discovering that common spaces have become popular hangouts for a different crowd: their clients.

A number of businesses in the New York area are designing offices with a focus on creating less formal meeting environments for clients, ranging from couches and stools in office cafes to small meeting rooms and game areas, said real-estate consultants and designers.  Read the full article here.