Organizational Skills – Clean Up Your Stuff!
Messy desks are no longer just an office eyesore. Unkempt workspaces are becoming a productivity issue as offices become more cramped and cubicles replace private offices. Employers are grappling with how to stop slovenly desk habits from denting morale or hurting professionalism. Studies show workers spend up to 30 minutes a day organizing their work areas. Why do you need these tips on how to organize your desk?
- There is less room for stuff.
- There is more stuff on office desks: computers, printers, faxes, and other new technologies.
- “Others see a messy desk and assume you are disorganized. It can impact your career,” says Liz Davenport, a professional organizer.
- It is hard to focus when stuff is piled up.