Love them or hate them, there have proven to be multiple benefits to working in cubicles. They began as a solution to offering employees a certain amount of privacy when individual offices were not an option. It was intended to act as a sound-proof “barrier” to the unwelcomed distractions of working in an open office space, while increasing concentration levels.
What are the benefits?
One of the biggest benefits of working in a cubicle is that it allows you to get to know your co-workers. By improving relations with your co-workers, part of the domino effect is an increase in the potential for opportunities. When you work side by side, you have more of an opportunity to learn from them, whether it be what to do or what no to do. It also allows for an easier opportunity to learn from each other and expand your skill set and increase the amount of networking done at work.
Another added benefit of working alongside each other, is being able to see how much work is actually being done. Let’s be honest, no one wants to be the workplace slacker. The pressure of being caught slacking is good motivation and results in greater productivity.
Lastly, by having “your own personal space,” it allows you to have room for personal expression. You can display pictures of your family, have that trendy little succulent, or even a blanket if you think it’s always freezing. You can showcase more of your personality and creativity by decorating your cubicle. It also allows your co-workers to fill it with balloons on your birthday…
Cubicles are an opportunity to create a little privacy in an otherwise open work space. You can use them as opportunities to get to know your co-workers, improve your skillset, and show off that creativity. If you’re considering cubicles for your office, or feel that “it’s time” for your current ones, check out our inventory of refurbished cubicles. We can customize them to reflect your office at a price you can afford. If you have any questions, simply contact us and we will be happy to help.