Working in an open office has more drawbacks than one might assume. The loss of privacy and partitions results in harmful consequences that make it difficult to complete your work. Thankfully, there are plenty of tips and tricks you can use to get past these irritating office design laws.
Some will help you get through the week while others will help you and your coworkers become a more cohesive team (and not drive each other insane).
So whether you’re an employee or an employer, here's some expert advice on how to work in an open office and some ideas for how to change the layout so that it works for everybody!
First, What’s It Like Working in an Open Office?
Working in an open office gives you more immediate access to all your coworkers, which comes with both benefits and detriments.