RE: seating arrangements

Subject: RE: seating arrangements
From: "Stevenson, Rebecca" <Rebecca -dot- Stevenson -at- workscape -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 10:33:45 -0400


I have worked at a company with an "open office" plan - clusters of desks in squares or stars, no cubicles. I thought when I started working there that I would never get used to it, and did feel uncomfortable at first (at my previous job I'd had my own office!). I got used to it. I discovered that I didn't need as much paper heaped around me in bookcases as I thought I did. I felt more connected to my co-workers. I could see windows. It's taken me a while to get used to a cube again now.

It's not for everyone, and if it bothers you I would certainly look for new work, but give it a try first. Also, I and others have noticed since leaving that when everyone is out in the open, it tends to be quieter, because any excessive noise bugs *everyone* (and you can see them glaring at you, too <g>). Cube walls give the illusion that you can talk in a normal voice and not bother anyone.

Now your commute, I'd have problems with....

-----Original Message-----
From: Humphries, Ola [mailto:Ola -dot- Humphries -at- Caminus -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, July 11, 2002 10:21 AM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: seating arrangements

But the main kicker is the seating arrangment. The new location sits its
lone techwriter at a long table among the programmers. No cubicle and small
desk space. Possibly a file drawer, but no bookcases. Just the same amount
of work area that the programmers have. I find these accommodations

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