The regular nine to five can be a drag sometimes. For five days a week, eight hours per day, it really can wear a person down. That’s why you should make it as pleasant as possible (while still getting your work done of course). Everything from cultivating a positive atmosphere, to making everybody relaxed. And one of the things you can also do is get a couple of fun and useful gadgets at the workplace. Read on to find out exactly what we mean.
Cable and cord organizers
Just looking at a bunch of disorganized cables is enough to start your morning on the wrong foot. That’s why you should get a couple of cable organizers around the office. This will not only keep the whole place looking less messy, it will also improve efficiency. A neat and organized bunch of cables will make any computer or appliance maintenance that much easier.
Most of us spend our whole day sitting. This can have very serious, detrimental effects on your back in the long run. You should, therefore, be always mindful of keeping good posture. You’re your back straight, your hips squared, and your legs at a ninety-degree angle when sitting. You can also get a posture assisting device. These range from electronic cushions that beep when you sit improperly, to simple pads you put on your back that keep you straight as an arrow.
An adjustable desk
One thing that can really help people out is a desk that can switch from a regular old thing to a standing desk. Standing while you work helps out with your posture, and can actually give you a small boost of energy. Sitting all day can lull you to sleep, but standing at your workstation can stretch you out a bit, and can mitigate back and neck pain as well.
Furthermore, an adjustable desk can also help you tilt and, well, adjust everything just the way you like it. It’s common sense that a six-foot two-man needs a different desk when compared to somebody who’s five foot eight.
A portable battery
One of the more annoying things at the office is not being able to charge your phone. Maybe your ports are too far away, or they’re all already plugged in. And unfortunately, phone batteries aren’t that good. They just don’t last that long, it’s a sad fact of life. Of course, you can and should try to extend your battery life as much as possible. However, a portable battery can just make your life just that bit easier. Having a couple of these around the office will be surely appreciated by your employees.
A desk organizer
Do you have a constantly messy workstation, and can’t figure out how to make it nice and tidy? A desk organizer can help you with that. These specially made frames take up just enough space to make it easy to keep your stuff organized, without actually adding to the clutter. You can also label the segments, or just remember where to put what.
A mini vacuum cleaner
One of the most depressing things you can see in the office is dirt and grime. A messy workplace means a lot of messy employee minds. Every office should be regularly cleaned and vacuumed. And doing everything you can to keep your whole office clean is something you should always focus on. But, what about your work desk? A cleaner probably won’t clean people’s desks thoroughly, or maybe not at all. That’s where a mini vacuum cleaner comes in. You can use one to easily clean up if you made a mess, or made the bad mistake of eating at your desk. If you have no idea what type of device is most suitable for yourself, check out a list of vacuum cleaners here for some great suggestions.
A silent mouse
The constant clicks and types of a keyboard and mouse can drive some people insane. Day in, and day out, click-click-click. It can ruin concentration and is especially bad when everybody is on edge, working on a difficult project. This is why getting everybody a specially made silent mouse, can do wonders. These things are as silent as a mouse and will help preserve everybody’s sanity.
Yeah, this entry is almost cheating, but it needs to be said. Sometimes, the very basic gadgets and devices in the office need to be updated. Things like getting good computers and scanners at the office can really improve somebody’s workday. There’s nothing more annoying than missing an hour or two because of a slow and glitchy printer. So, contact a good and experienced company, like Toner Ink, or your local electronics dealership, and update your equipment post haste.
And there you have it folks, a couple of fun and practical gadgets to get the workday to go by faster, and more smoothly. Remember, every little bit helps to make the day more pleasant and relaxed.