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The Importance of a Great Reception Area

Jodi Young - Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Tips & Tricks to Get the Best Reception Area for Your Office!

The reception is the point of entry for all people coming into your office, it is the first impression they get of your company before any interaction. It is important to make your reception area a reflection of your company but also keep it warm and inviting. Since your receptionist is first person to interact with anyone entering your office, make sure they have the space that they need to work effectively and are comfortable in.

 

Here are some pointers to getting the best reception area possible:

  • Make sure the reception desk is sleek in design and aesthetically appealing
  • Measure the room and make sure the reception desk isn’t too big or too small for the space
  • Make sure the people working reception have enough workspace and storage to complete all tasks easily and effectively, also more storage allows for less clutter and papers out in the open
  • If your receptionist works with sensitive or confidential information, like in a doctor’s office, make sure the desk rises up to about neck level allowing people to still see them but not see the files they are working with
  • Your receptionist will be at their desk for the majority of the day, make sure they have an ergonomic chair and accessories to keep them focused and comfortable
  • Make sure lounge seating is comfortable and inviting
  • Make sure all reception seating suits your cleaning needs, leather and vinyl are a lot easier to clean than fabric upholstery
  • Add anything to increase your visitors experience such as magazines, candles, TVs, or a coffee station

Receptions are the time to make a statement and use bright colours with interesting designs, have fun with this space!

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