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3 Steps to an Efficient Office Move Meeting

May 22, 2017 9:03:00 AM

It seems everyone has a horror story (or several) about an office meeting that gone awry, gone awkward, or just gone on too long. When meeting with your office moving project team, you don't want to waste time (yours or theirs). If the details of your office move aren't figured out far enough in advance, you’ll suffer delays and costs that could’ve been avoided.

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Topics: Office Moving

3 Tips for Medical (or any kind of) Office Move

May 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Every office move has some unique quirks. Some industries, however, require more than just your average office mover. For example, when you work in a medical office your move won’t be as simple as packing up chairs, desks and filing cabinets. Healthcare moves are in a category all their own.

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Topics: Office Moving, Healthcare

Creating an Office Relocation Project Team, Pt. 2

May 18, 2017 9:00:00 AM

In “Creating an Office Relocation Project Team, Pt. 1,” we outlined three key roles in the office relocation process. Delegating a relocation coordinator, an office telecommunications coordinator, and partnering with office movers are all important steps in making sure your office relocation goes smoothly.

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Topics: Office Moving

Overcoming Conflict After an Office Move

May 15, 2017 9:00:00 AM

You may think your office relocation is done once you’ve arrived in your new location and set up your offices, but that’s not the case. After a hectic office move, conflict is practically inevitable. Relocations bring a large dose of change, and employees will react with different expectations for what that change means to them and the company. According to Tamara Lytle of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), conflict takes place when differences over varied expectations attempt to coexist.

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Topics: Office Moving

When Your Office Move Means Less Space: Strategic Downsizing

May 11, 2017 4:07:36 PM

Most of the time, growing your business means moving your office into a space with more square feet, not fewer. Most of the time, "downsizing” describes a low point in a company’s history. Most of the time, increasing productivity just means everyone has enough space to work alone quietly. As you'll see... today’s workplace seems to no longer care about “most of the time.”

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Topics: Office Moving

4 Tips for Building Your Office Moving Budget

May 11, 2017 3:28:35 PM

Your office moving budget comes down to more than just rentals and packing supplies. According to Geoff Williams at US News, the average mover tends to underestimate the cost of their move. By building a budget based on cheaper vendors rather than the best service, many companies assume they’ll recover from any downtime without a significant dip in revenue. But our many years of experience with office relocations has caused us to know better when it comes to making a move affordable.

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Topics: Office Moving

Here’s Proof that Furniture Providers Make the Best Office Movers

May 11, 2017 12:12:47 PM

Furniture providers make the best office movers. Think about it: who would you rather have moving heavy, fragile–not to mention expensive–equipment besides those whose day-in-day-out business involves moving heavy, fragile, and expensive equipment?

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Topics: Office Moving

Smooth Move – How to Avoid Stress During Your Office Move

May 11, 2017 10:04:27 AM

75% of employees who follow their company in an office move will consider their move stressful. In fact, a study conducted by the medical researchers at Health Status found that along with the death of a loved one, divorce, a major illness, and the loss of a job... moving is among the 5 most stressful events in a person’s life.

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Topics: moving office, Office Moving

3 Tips You Need to Know Before You Move Offices

Feb 20, 2017 10:30:21 AM

There’s a popular bumper sticker that can be spotted on trucks throughout the country (particularly here in Texas). It says, “Yes, I drive a truck. No, I won’t help you move.” There’s a reason these bumper stickers sell so well: no one likes moving. Sure, moving your office might be a sign of growth, but figuring out the logistics of relocating all of your things to another location probably isn't atop your list of fun things to do.

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Topics: Office Moving

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