Archive for June 8, 2019
Since the inception of the Facebook open office, open offices have become widely popular throughout the working world of the United States. As a matter of fact, nearly three quarters of the workplaces (around 73% of it, to be more exact) is made up of knowledge workers, workers who are now working in open office spaces more often than they are not. However, the open office space is on the decline, with only about 50% of all workers operating out of one – down from the 70% of workers who used one even just a mere ten years in the past.
But why is this the case? After all, open office environments certainly provide a good deal of benefits to those who operate out of them. For one thing, open offices promote good communication between coworkers, allowing them to easily discuss everything from ideas to concerns that may have come up. In addition to this, this ease of communication allows for better collaborations among coworkers as well. And when collaboration is able to occur, truly
Every day, stories run on your local news that detail stories of home invasions, bank robberies and store break-ins. If you watch the news every day, you might think to yourself that’s there’s absolutely no way your home could be robbed or your place of employment could be broken into it.
Home burglaries happen every 13 seconds in the United States and about 2.5 million of them happen annually. What’s more, homes that have no security system are 33% more likely to be burglarized.
When it comes to retail theft, the Global Retail Theft Barometer published by the Center for Retail Research found that North American retailers lose up to $45 worth of inventory from inventory shrink each year. What’s more, in 2013 victims of burglary offenses suffered an estimated $4.5 billion in property losses and burglaries of residential properties accounted for 74% of the total reported.
Those numbers might sound alarming, but don’t panic. By taking proper safety steps