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  • Get Excited and Inspired

    COLLABORATIVE WORK ENVIRONMENTS ARE IN It’s predicted that millennials will make up nearly 50 percent of the workforce in 2020. That’s right—80 million or so young adults, coming your way. Are you ready? Millennials want to be excited and inspired by their work. They need flexibility, they want to make a difference in the world, [...] Continue Reading
  • Alera – Sit to Stand

    ACTIVE WORKING WITH ALERA The New Movement in Workspace Design Why Movement Matters Numerous studies have delivered the bad news that sitting for long periods leads to increased risks for heart disease, obesity, diabetes, certain cancers and even premature death. The good news? Adding movement to your day can ramp up metabolism, tone muscles, improve [...] Continue Reading
  • Category Spotlight

    Join the Movement! Discover how to get active with our total solution for sit-to-stand. More Ways to Save Want to spark students’ success? by unitedimaging on July 15, 2019 Hungry for a good deal? by unitedimaging on July 11, 2019 Fresh, Fun & Functional by unitedimaging on July 9, 2019 Get a clean start to [...] Continue Reading
  • FAQ employee wellness and office ergonomics.

    Humanscale's Ergo Experts have answered your questions on employee wellness and office ergonomics. Here are some actionable tips you can use to improve your workspace today: Q: I’m feeling overwhelmed by the Dos and Don’ts of office wellness. What are the Top 3 things I should be doing? A: First, adjust your chair so that your [...] Continue Reading
  • THE FUTURE OF WORK: A COMFORTABLE COMMUNITY

    Coworking spaces are popping up on street corners around the world. The trend is so popular that one global coworking company was recently valued in the billions of dollars. What Gives? Due to an increasingly mobile workforce, people can work wherever and whenever they like. While a lot of workers enjoy this freedom, they also […]

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  • Transform Corporate Wellness with Active Design & Technology

    In 2014, U.S.-based corporate employers spent an average of $594 per employee on wellness-based incentives. Spending was expected to increase to $693 per employee in 2015, and is climbing even higher in 2016. It’s no surprise that corporate wellness has grown into an $8 billion industry. Are Workers Participating?  A 2014 Gallop study found that of [...] Continue Reading
  • 5 Posture Tips for a Pain-Free Day

    Sit up straight and stop slouching, is the right thing to do. Not only does good posture make you look taller and feel more confident, it also increases energy, improves breathing and keeps your back pain-free. Good posture ensures that you're placing the least amount of strain on muscles and tendons. Whether sitting in front [...] Continue Reading
  • Avoid Neck Pain and Other Mobile Hazards

    How to Avoid “Vulture Neck” and Other Mobile Device Hazards For centuries people have worn out their bodies on equipment designed to make life easier or work more productive. Over the years the prolonged and repetitive motion of sewing machines, looms, typewriters, assembly lines and other “modern” devices have brought long-term circulation and back problems […]

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