Today is the first day of Spring! Here at Gaines, we are looking forward to warmer weather and (dare I say it) swimsuit season. To celebrate, this week’s Friday Fun infographic is all about clocking in and shaping up. Here are some tips to help improve your mental and physical health while you work. Happy Friday!Read more
We are always trying to keep up-to-date on new and interesting jobs. So we decided to share with you the top 10 hot job titles that barely existed 5 years ago. Check it out and let us know how many people you know with one of these titles. Happy Friday!Read more
We are always looking for ways to improve ourselves in the workplace, from being a better employee to being a better leader. This week’s Friday Fun infographic illustrates the 5 skills every workplace leader needs! Check it out and let us know how many of the 5 skills you already possess! Happy Friday!Read more
We always post about the latest and coolest office designs, but have you ever stopped to think about how much it’s all changed over the years? We have! So today’s Friday Fun infographic is dedicated to just that. Here’s a look at office design through the ages. From 1920 to 2014. Check it out and let us know what decade your office is currently in (we totally won’t judge)! Happy Friday!Read more
Workplace environments are always changing, but understanding your company culture is essential for business success. When you have employees that fit, it increases satisfaction and productivity. In short, it makes your company a magical place that works like a well oiled machine. Sounds pretty awesome, doesn’t it? So here’s a fun little infographic on workplace DNA. What does yours look like? Happy Friday!Read more
Love is in the air so you may have noticed a plethora of chocolates, flowers, and balloons popping up in the office. And we couldn’t let this week pass us by without posting a little something to celebrate this holiday of love. So, this week’s Friday Fun infographic is all about workplace romance. If you sparked a flame in the office, tell us about it (maybe privately)! Happy Valentine’s Day!Read more
As we continue through our cold, dark, and snowy Midwest winter, it’s hard not to dream about green leaves and bright sunshine. This week’s link round up is full of articles about workplace designs that bring sun, fun, and foliage into the office, along with new design and technology integration, and Architecture news. Check out this week’s links and let us know how you are bringing the outside into your workplace!
Jon Jerde, founder and chairman of The Jerde Partnership, has passed away, according to Archinect.
BIG, Heatherwick and The Living named
Even though it’s only February, and it’s completely wishful thinking on my part, I’m already thinking about Spring fashions. With the changing of the seasons it’s only natural to want to drag your warm weather clothes out of hiding and wear them everywhere. But it’s also important to balance style, functionality, and modesty in the workplace. And we’re here to help! This week’s Friday Fun infographic provides all of us some tips to building a work wardrobe (maybe don’t throw on those flip flops just yet). Happy Friday!Read more
Let’s all be honest here, “surviving” a workplace meeting can be pretty difficult and we all have different ways of going into combat. So, this week’s Friday Fun infographic is all about the different ways we, as employees, go about it (I’m definitely Susan!). Check it out and tell us which persona is you! Happy Friday!Read more
Some elements of the workplace can be frustrating (especially #3 on the list!). But we can all share in these frustrations together with this week’s Friday Fun infographic about the Top 10 most frustrating things in the office. Just remember to keep smiling, it’s Friday!Read more