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Workplace Management Glossary of Terms

There are a lot of jargony words and acronyms in the world of workplace management. We created this glossary to help provide an overview of key industry terms, along with their definitions.
What Is Visitor Management Software, and How Does It Work? [Updated November 2021]
Learn exactly how visitor management software works, and how a visitor management tool improves processes for both your guests and your team.
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Going Hybrid? 3 Considerations for Startups
A hybrid office gives your startup options, and allows you to return to office while remaining flexible. Here's how to get the hybrid office right.
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How Room Scheduling Software Supports Flexibility and Efficiency in the Workplace
Room scheduling software helps hybrid teams collaborate effectively and determine which workspaces are available when they need them. Here's how.
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Introducing: Employee Vaccine Tracking Software
Meet Eden Workplace’s newest COVID-19 team safety offering: employee vaccine tracking that allows you to upload and track vaccination status, COVID test results, and more.
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Why We Built Employee Vaccine Tracking Software
Like many other companies, we struggled with bringing our employees back to the office and also ensuring that their safety and privacy were our top concern. Continue reading to learn how we solved for this problem.
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What is Vaccine Tracking Software and Why Do You Need it?
Today we have an arsenal of tools at our disposal to help manage a safe and secure workplace, like vaccine tracking software. In this blog post, we'll explore what exactly vaccine tracking software does and why you need it at your office.
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Why Employees Are Requesting a Hybrid Workplace Policy
Why exactly are people requesting a hybrid workplace model over a fully remote or in-person approach? We’ll use this post to review the most common reasons employees want to work in a hybrid office.
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The 6 Factors to Consider When Choosing Desk Booking Software
Desk booking software is surging in popularity, but before making a purchase, you should start your search by considering the desk booking factors you’ll need in your platform.
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Employees Are Happy to Be Back, But Crave Flexibility Above All Else
We wanted to better understand how employees are handling the transition back to work, so we partnered with Wakefield Research to conduct the first post-return-to-work survey.
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Square Roots Farm Brings Fresh Greens Direct to The Desk

Take a tour of Square Roots Farm, an urban farming accelerator located in Bushwick, Brooklyn that is growing a real-food revolution.
The Botanical Cubicle: The Best Office Plants for Beginners
How to choose and care for the best plants for your office.
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Office Snacks May Make You Happy, but Are They Good for You?
These nutritionist-approved guidelines to choosing office snacks will keep your employees happy, healthy, and productive.
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Creating Workspaces for Growing Businesses
To help office managers who have never coordinated an office move, Managed by Q put together a panel of workspace design experts to share their best tips.
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Get Your Commute in Gear With a Bike-Friendly Office
How to set up a bike-friendly office and encourage your employees to bike to work.
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Designing an Open-Plan Office Where Your Whole Team Can Thrive
How to design your open-plan office so introverts and extroverts can thrive from All Hands, a Managed by Q publication.
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Happiness, Focus, and Productivity: The Power of Color in the Office
How to choose the right color for your office, whether you are repainting your workspace or refreshing your desk accessories.
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How Fractured Atlas Created Space For All Working Styles
How arts nonprofit Fractured Atlas took a budget-conscious, people-centric approach to their office redesign.
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Your Office May Be Killing You Softly: Inside Sick Building Syndrome
How Sick Building Syndrome, a buildup of toxic chemicals in office buildings, is difficult to measure, but concretely impacts workers' health and productivity.
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Bringing the Outdoors to The Office: The Sill Behind the Scenes
Tour The Sill’s lush workspace and learn about how they connect people with the perfect indoor plants.
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Setting up a hybrid office? It's not just about implementing a flexible remote work policy—it's also important to use the right tools so everyone can be successful.

6 Essential Tools to Create a Great Hybrid Workplace

Setting up a hybrid office? It's not just about implementing a flexible remote work policy—it's also important to use the right tools so everyone can be successful.
How to Get Your Employees Warmed Up to Desk Booking
Learn how to create the best experience possible for your employees, so they are satisfied and successful from day one, when rolling out a Desk Booking solution at your office.
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What Is Desk Booking Software (And How to Implement It Successfully)
In this post we explain what Desk Booking software does, how to most effectively implement it at your company, tips for successfully gaining adoption from your team, and more!
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Should Attendance be Required in the Hybrid Workplace?
There’s no right or wrong answer when it comes to choosing an attendance policy for your hybrid team. In the following article we outline best practices that can help you design an approach that makes sense for your company’s specific needs. 
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What is the Hybrid Work Model and How to Implement it
We created this guide to help businesses of all sizes ease their transition to a hybrid workplace.
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The 6 Attributes of a Successful Hybrid Workplace
From the right policies to the right tools, learn the six (6) key attributes to make a successful hybrid workplace for your team.
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What is an IWMS (Integrated Workplace Management System)?
This post dives deep into all things IWMS – what exactly is an IWMS, who uses it, how it differs from some of the point-solutions you might be using today.
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5 Things Our New Survey Data Says About a Return to the Office
Read the 5 key takeaways from the Eden Return to Office Survey. We hope these findings help you and your team prepare for the new normal of the future of work. 
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The Eden Workplace Return to Office Survey
Read The Eden Workplace Return to Office Survey – 1,000 office workers were surveyed about returning to the office.
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What is IT Service Management?
ITSM (or IT Service Management) is a broad term that encompasses the act of designing, implementing, supporting and managing the lifecycle of IT services.
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Advice for the Workplace Professional Perfectionist

Three workplace professionals share their advice for office managers on perfectionism, finding resources, and how to grow your career.
The Growing Role of Community Managers
The role of community manager is a great option for office managers looking to build their career in a growing field.
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Hiring and Onboarding: How Brandwatch Creates a First Impression
How Brandwatch communicates their culture and values to candidates throughout the hiring and onboarding process.
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Why Networking Events are Valuable for an Office Manager's Career
Networking events and groups offer office managers valuable advice and opportunities for community building and career advancement.
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Career Growth and Development in Office Management
Three members from the office operations teams at Asana, Everlane and Stitch Fix joined us to discuss career growth as an office manager.
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New to Office Management? Operations Experts Share Advice
Experts in office management share insights on the skills office managers need to succeed and grow in their role.
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Relationship and Career Building for Office Managers
Brian Sommer of WinterWyman discusses how career building helps staffing agencies match office managers to jobs that will further their careers.
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Professional Development for Office Managers
How professional development and continuing education can benefit office managers and administrative professionals at all career levels.
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How to Navigate the Administrative Career Path with Clarity Staffing
Erica Ravich of Clarity Staffing outlines how to build your administrative career path.
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Welcoming New Hires and Fostering Communication from Day One
Nik Aliye from the Shorty Awards discusses new hires, onboarding, and making employees feel welcome.
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