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If you’re setting up your business this year, you do need to think about the waiting area of your office. It’s like a business welcome mat. It’s one of the first aspects of your business that new customers and potential clients are going to see. They have to be impressed, and you need to make sure that they do love your company from the first time they step inside the building. How can you do this?
Hire The Right Staff
It is worth thinking about the staff that you hire for your business reception. Clients want to see a friendly face when they walk through your front door. They want to know immediately that they will be taken care of and whoever you hire should be able to immediately put them at ease, often without even trying.
To get the best staff for your business, it is worth speaking to a business recruitment agency. They can put you in touch with some highly skilled and well-trained individuals that could fill this role for your company perfectly.
Be aware that appearances matter as well. It’s not uncommon for businesses to hire models as receptionists if they have enough money in their budget. By hiring models, you have more control over how your employees dress and present themselves.
Find The Right Furniture
You do need to make sure that you kit out your waiting room so that it is comfortable and cozy for new clients. Civic Australia and other similar companies have completed various projects for businesses and communities to make sure a waiting room has the right furniture. Obviously, the larger the waiting room, the more constricted you will be when choosing furniture. If you’re only working on a small waiting room, you should go all out. Make sure that you invest in deluxe furniture as this will add to the impression that you are trying to create that your business is a place where clients will be taken care of.
Get The Tech
Next, you need to think about the different types of tech that you can have in your business waiting room. We suggest investing in some of the latest pieces of technology including 4K UHD screens. It doesn’t matter what you display on these screens. Though, we suggest that you think about simply adding images and videos related to your company. That way, they can be a pure force for advertising in your business. You can toy with including other types of tech in your business waiting room as well, and of course, clients should be able to access the wifi. This is a basic privilege that the general public tends to expect when visiting any building these days and your business office should be no different.
Keep It Clean
Last but not least, you need to make sure that you are keeping your business waiting room as clean and well maintained as possible. You should even hire full cleaning staff. Dust or mess will send the wrong message about your business, and you must avoid this at all costs.