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Workplace Experience in the COVID-19 Era with Francis Aquino

Workplaces have undergone dramatic changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. We recently sat down with workplace experience expert Francis Aquino to discuss how to craft the optimal workplace experience for your employees during the era of COVID.
Eden’s commitment to Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion
Eden’s mission is to create a better place to work, for everyone. To truly live this we had to look internally and create a plan to create a more diverse and inclusive company and product. 
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How To Make Office Meetings Safe Post COVID-19
Are your employees back in the office and having regular meetings? Here are some tips for conducting safe office meetings post COVID-19.
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How To Implement Social Distancing In The Workplace
Best practices for implementing social distancing in the workplace and minimizing the spread of germs in the office.
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How To Conduct A Remote All-Hands Meeting Effectively
Are you managing a remote workforce? Here are some tips and strategies for running effecting remote all-hands meetings with your team.
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Creating an Emergency Action Plan for Your Office
Prepare for any emergency situation at your office by creating a thorough plan for the safety of you and your coworkers.
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How to Run Effective One-on-One Meetings
Be a strong, organized communicator by leading well-organized one-on-one meetings with confidence.
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8 Must-Read Books for Office Managers
Managing an office successfully requires many skills that must be continuously refined and strengthened. Here are 8 must-read office management books we recommend.
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8 Ways to Manage Your Office Snail Mail More Efficiently
While the overall numbers on snail mail sent in the U.S. have slowly declined in recent years, businesses still receive a hefty volume of letters every day. Learn more about how to manage snail mail here.
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The 12 Most Desirable Company Perks in 2020
Company perks are no longer a nice-to-have. They are significantly impactful on employee retention and engagement, and speak volumes of how vested companies are in people’s success.
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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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Nikki Richard Creates a Happy Home for Bark & Co Employees

Bark & Co Efficiency Manager Nikki Richard discusses how to build a workplace where team members feel engaged, connected, and at home.
The Effortless Office: Efficiency for Workplaces
To learn how innovative companies manage their space, Managed by Q asked workplace managers  to share the tools they rely on for an effortless office.
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Meet Ashley Stires: Office Experience Manager at Tictail
Ashley Stires, People and Office Experience Manager at Tictail, grew her career from executive assistant and office manager to running human resources
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How Pilot Fiber’s Dana Altman Creates a Workplace Her Team Loves
How Dana Altman, Operations Manager at Pilot Fiber, brings a connected, people-centric approach to her work at the internet service provider.
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How Muck Rack CEO Gregory Galant Built a Lean Media Company
Muck Rack CEO Gregory Galant discusses how he built a sustainable digital media business and embraced a remote workforce.
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Building a Globally Inclusive Workplace Culture at Hired
Jamie Gray, Global Office Operations Manager at Hired, created scalable management practices while building an empathetic, inclusive workplace environment.
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BetterUp’s Lily Roosevelt on the Value of Employee Training and Development
BetterUp's Lily Roosevelt on the culture of employee training and development and how she partnered with Managed by Q to renovate the startup’s office.
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Structuring a Recruiting Process: Insights from Sidewalk Labs’ Jan Fiegel
Jan Fiegel, Head of Talent at Sidewalk Labs, offers guidance for structuring a recruiting process for startups.
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How SquareFoot’s Jenni Klauder Enables Her Two Careers to Thrive
Jenni Klauder, Office and Community Manager at real estate startup SquareFoot, nurtures an opera singing and administrative career.
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Hitting the Right Cultural Note at Sprout Social: Meet Katy Harth
Katy Harth, Office Manager at Sprout Social, builds community and creates a great place to work at the Chicago tech giant.
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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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