The success and sustainability of a business depends on a variety of factors, one of which involves the overall experience of employees. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of organizations actively address this issue.
Today’s work arrangements are no longer limited to the full-time, 9-to-5 type of employment. Unconventional gigs like part-time and freelance or temporary jobs are widely common, so much so that they have become an integral part of the economy. They may have been around for decades, but the rise of smartphone technology and the online marketplace helped bring forth what is called a “gig economy.”
When you think of office space, the first thing that comes to mind is likely cubicles and open space, as this type of design is one you still often see nowadays. However, this wasn’t always the case. For the past 100 years or so, the workplace has actually undergone significant changes, most of which you probably knew nothing about.