Helping Your Employees Remain Focused

Helping Your Employees Remain Focused

If you take a look around your office you may notice some employees zoned out, being distracted, yawning, or idly walking around. What makes employees become inattentive to their work? There are many different factors that may make them become distracted.

Here are a few essentials to help them remain focused:

Introduce More Breaks

Many employees only receive one break which is just a half hour to eat lunch. It is not natural for people to sit for a prolonged period of time without standing up. If you implement a company wide break of 10 minutes a couple times a day. This will allow them to recharge for a little while, stretch their legs, and go outside for fresh air.


Introduce a little upbeat music and productive or creative reading material.

Many workers like to listen to music when they notice that they are losing focus. Music is also there to escape an environment that can be too noisy or distracting.If an employee is wandering, it usually means that they are not focused on the task at hand.

Your employees could easily be distracted by the person next to them smacking their gum or tapping their fingernails on the keyboard. Light music will help them tune out those small annoyyances and get back to being productive.

Change of Scenery

If your employees are working from cramped desks or uncomfortable chairs it will cause them to become distracted more quickly and decrease the quality of their work. To ensure they have the best possible work experience, consider upgrading to newer chairs and desks. This will provide them with a more ergonomic workspace.

Looking for more tips on office design and productivity? Call Accent Office Interiors at 850.386.5201 today.