Whether an open office, a traditional corporate environment, a small business, medical office or newsroom, space planning is an essential element of any office design; not only does it maximize efficiency, but also promotes employee well-being.  Space design should be suited to the specific needs of an organization. Some offices require open space to encourage…

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NORWOOD and HINGHAM, MA, ISSUED OCTOBER 21, 2020…Office Gallery International (https://officegallery.net), a Norwood, MA-based leading provider of office furniture and design services for the business community since 1989, recently completed the latest of a series of ongoing office design and furniture projects for eCratchit, Inc. (www.ecratchit.com). Located in Hingham, eCratchit is a leading provider of…

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Prior to COVID-19 a mere 7 percent – or about 10 million out of 140 million American workers – had jobs that offered the ability to work from home (according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center). Today, research conducted by the online real estate marketplace company Zillow indicates that more than half…

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Remember the eight-hour work day? Seems it’s gone by the wayside, replaced with 10, 12 and sometimes more hours seated at a desk…often to a body’s detriment. But standing while working, even for a portion of the day, can have a major positive effect on your wellbeing. Standing desks have come a long way from…

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The past year has taught us many things. From resourcefulness to patience, from gratitude for health to a deeper appreciation for essential workers – the lessons we have and will continue to learn all amount to mindfulness. Much more than a mere buzz word, mindfulness is the very heart of awareness; it is the practice…

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eCratchit is a leading provider of web-based, outsourced accounting solutions managed by experienced staff accountants and CPAs.  Their name represents the combination of old-world reliability and diligence (represented in Bob Cratchit of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”) with new-world secure technology of 24/7 access and control.  eCratchit’s mission is to allow managers and business owners…

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Fall is finally in the air – and the invigorating cooler days and nights can serve as a reminder to refresh the look and feel of office spaces now that many companies are reopening their doors to employees who for the past months have worked remotely from home. Yes, the fourth quarter of 2020 is…

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With so many working from home these past months and likely for many more to come, the value of proper posture and/or an ergonomically correct office chair cannot be overstated. By now, those who opted to use a dining room or other chair at their home workstation – thinking the seating arrangement was temporary –…

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Seaport Financial Partners is a full-service tax, accounting, and business consulting firm that has developed a vast knowledge base in a wide variety of tax and financial planning areas ranging from complex individual taxation to family-owned businesses, rental real estate, stock options, aircraft acquisition and consulting, and public and private charities.  In this capacity, they…

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We all know impressions count when you’re in business, and the first ones may count the most.  Usually we think of ourselves when we’re thinking about first impressions, but the physical look of your business gives a first impression too.  Here’s where an attractive and functional reception area can make your business stand out from…

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