What are the first 3–5 things you have to do to settle into a new office? Which items do you bring on your first day, and what do leave for later?
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2019 Update: We still stand by this discussion of better ergonomics at the office — but you may also want to check out some of our other discussions on office decor, including how to make your office more comfortable. We’ve talked before about ergonomics at work — as well as ergonomics for petites — but … Read More about Better Ergonomics at the Office: What Products Have You Tried and Loved?
Where are the best places to get cute office decor, ladies? Whether you’ve got a small Secret Santa gift to buy for a coworker, you’re on the hunt for stocking stuffers for a loved one, or you’re thinking of sprucing up your own office (perhaps during the quiet office around the holidays), now is a … Read More about Seven of the Absolute Best Places to Get Cute Office Decor
I just saw a ridiculous article on MSN entitled “20 things every man over 40 should have in his office” — and while there are some good suggestions, it seems the author wrote the article based on Gordon Gekko alone. (A bespoke couch? An amazing chess set? Really?) So I thought we could do a … Read More about 5 Things Every Woman Over 40 Should Have in Her Office
Wall organizers with pockets are great for storing sunglasses, earbuds, gloves, winter hats — anything that you want to have handy to grab when you’re on your way out of the house. You can use a hanging shoe organizer to do the same thing, but I thought this one looked a little bit nicer. It’s perfect … Read More about Coffee Break: Hanging Wall Organizer
2017 Update: We still stand by these easy office decor ideas — but you may also want to check out our most recent discussion of the best places to get cute office decor. Ladies, what are your favorite easy office decor ideas? What’s the first thing you do in any new office, and what ideas … Read More about Affordable, Easy Office Decor Ideas
Here’s an office decor question we haven’t talked about in years: when are family pictures at the office “too much”? Weddings, babies, parents, friends — are they ever appropriate? Here’s a question from Reader E: I was wondering if you or your readers have any thoughts about office decorations. I am a new mom and … Read More about Family Pictures – at the Office
Is there a single solution to making an office’s temperature more comfortable if big windows make it too cold in the winter and too hot in the summer? Reader A wonders… I just started as an associate attorney and it’s my first time with my very own office! It’s so great to have my own four walls. My issue … Read More about What to Do When Your Office Temperature is Never Right
2019 Update: We still stand by this discussion of whether movie posters are acceptable office decor — but you may also want to check out the reader discussion of acceptable office decor here, as well as our latest posts on office decor. Is a vintage movie poster professional enough to hang on your office wall … Read More about Is a Vintage Movie Poster Acceptable Office Decor?
2018 Update: We still stand by this discussion of petite office ergonomics — but you may also want to check out our latest discussion of how to have better ergonomics at the office. If you’re petite and your office desk is too tall for you — enough that it’s causing you pain while you work — how much … Read More about Petite Office Ergonomics (and: How Does Your Office Handle Ergonomics?)
If you could pick any office, which would you choose? What factors would help you choose the best office? Reader C wonders… I’m thrilled to have accepted a new job! I’m an attorney in my late 20s making a lateral move to a mid-size boutique firm after five years with my current shop. Of all … Read More about How to Choose the Best Office