More than half of senior managers (54%) interviewed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said the most distracting or annoying aspect of employee workspaces is sloppiness or disorganization. However, one in 10 respondents acknowledged a desk that’s too clean or bare raises a red flag.
Other distracting or annoying things about employee workspaces cited include:
- Displaying inappropriate or offensive photos or phrases – 21%; and
- Having too many knickknacks or decorations – 15%.