Expectation Vs Reality
When one is straight out of college, starting a job is an overwhelming experience. Working in a professional environment, living up to the expectations of your superiors and the underlying pressure to prove oneself can be a lot to juggle. When I started my trainee program. I was afraid to make decisions or give opinions as I continued to have a college student perspective.
First few days at work involved familiarizing myself with the project and the office workflow. I knew it was not going to be easy since this was the first time I was working on a real-life project. However, with the right mentoring and progressive guidance. I gradually managed to get the hang of things and understood the way they worked. When communication is clear and you know exactly what to do, tasks can be executed efficiently and delivered within deadlines.
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A customer just got the keys to his new unit in a B1 light industrial property. The first question asked was, is it possible to build a mezzanine floor? The answer is yes, but it will depend on what type of structure will be built and for what purpose.
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As an Architect and Designer, we often put a copyright notice in our plans to prevent others from using our creative ideas without our consent. But is this enough to serve its purpose? After all, copyright on plans is very difficult to prove in court given its complexity.
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Office reinstatement has been on a rise recently due to companies and businesses downsizing and settling in a serviced office or co-working space. In our company, we have been receiving constant inquiries for office reinstatement and furniture disposal. Some are also requesting to package a design and build contract with the reinstatement of their old premises to minimize cost. Others are turning to rental office furniture for more flexibility. To address these inquiries, I have written this blog to help tenants and businesses to deal with office reinstatement and furniture disposal issues.
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Almost every city in the world has a different office fit-out process. However, in Singapore, the procedures are quite straightforward. A design and build company have prepared a quick guide to an office renovation project from inception to completion.
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Based on factual observation, the hindrance of having a healthy office desk is all about the cost of owning one. The answer is to offer ergonomic office furniture rental package that is affordable to an average user.
Affordable Healthy Office Desk
The online shop Office and Others.com started a campaign to make “Ergonomics Affordable to Everyone” to combat the effects of sedentary behavior and encourage habitually sitting and standing while working. Continue reading “Ergonomic Office Furniture Rental”
The Office Designer.com has been renovating office space for the past 10 years. To satisfy the clients need for an office renovation budget or immediate cost estimate, we came up with a fast and nearly accurate assumption of a complete office fit-out from bare to a semi-fitted take-up of an office space in Singapore.
Read JLL‘s report on the cost of office fit-out HERE and the Knight Frank report HERE
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