People can have a love/hate relationship with office coffee. It helps workers wake up in the morning, and power through with deadlines approaching. But for those of us who know the difference between craft and convenience, we know that office coffee doesn’t often compare with what we have at home. But with some simple changes, offices can reduce environmental impact, get better tasting coffee and cut costs while they’re at it. Follow these steps and you’ll fast become an office favorite.
If you own a company, or manage an office, you know that there are times to cut cost and times to spend on the important stuff. Now, we may bit biased, but we think there’s a pretty strong case to be made that providing coffee to your office isn’t one of the times to hold back. So whether you’re thinking of upgrading the office joe, or considering offering coffee as a perk for the first time, here are five great reasons why spending a little on coffee can be a worthy investment.
Coffee etiquette in the work place can be something of a minefield. We suggest establishing the ground rules before you rush into brewing your first workplace pot of coffee.
More, faster, better, longer! The pressures of work, family, exercise, nutrition, and social life, can take their toll. We have to fit it all in, whether we’re students, carers, CEOs, or mothers of multiple children. How do we accomplish this? For most people, the answer seems to be coffee!
If there is always a cup of coffee on your desk, you’re probably a routine visitor to the workplace coffee pot. Odds are, within your multiple visits to the coffee pot you probably have at one point or the other strolled into the break room to find empty pots left on hot burners, decaffeinated in the caffeinated pot, or grounds strewn about the place. What are some rules of coffee etiquette to be followed?
Next time it’s Friday the 13th, forget about Jason, Freddy, and Chucky. Let’s talk about something really scary. Imagine a workplace without … coffee. Coffee is arguably essential to the modern workforce. Somebody is going to be a coffee drinker. Coffee drinkers are usually in the majority. And like Formula 1 race cars, they require fuel.
Coffee and the workplace go hand-in-hand. From Italian factory workers getting espresso during their breaks, creating espresso for employees to get their caffeine quick, to the endless pod-coffee makers in offices today, bosses have long known coffee to be a worthwhile investment in employee morale and productivity. The coffee can be a nice bonus for employees allowing them to stay …
If you’re in the office, you’ll be around coffee. It provides stimulation for staff in the morning and pick-ups throughout the day. It’s also on hand for all kinds of social situations, whether they are informal chats, lunch breaks, or business meetings. Unless you’re lucky, however, office coffee is probably not your favorite. Not to worry! Some simple changes can …