even pick up breakroom essentials like coffee, along with clever office organizational supplies.
2. Wipe once weekly. Place a bottle of disinfectant wipes at each person’s desk and encourage everyone to wipe weekly.
3. Plan a purge day. Particularly appropriate during spring cleaning season, planning a purge day is a great way to eliminate clutter and inspire organization. Whether you’re a one-man-shop or have a small team of dedicated employees, set aside a few hours on a particular day to recycle old paperwork, donate dated office supplies and toss broken desk gadgets.
continued from page 1
4. Rearrange the workspace. After the clutter is gone, it’s time to organize. Rethink your file system and use color coding to your advantage. Use storage options to streamline desk space. Invest in ergonomic office supplies to help keep your workforce healthy. Digitize what you can to eliminate excess paperwork.
5. Organize the digital workspace. Technology is another big consideration when it comes time to clean. Dated files, legacy software and hidden computer viruses can cause digital chaos that cuts productivity quickly. Clean up your technology systems by deleting unnecessary files and software.