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Employee refuses to sit at desk with rest of team, sits in common area instead

I have a low-performing employee who refuses to sit at their desk. I’ve asked twice if they have issues with the chair or table — because we can make accommodations there — and employee said no. ...
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ADHD and desk location are affecting my work/family life, how do I ask to move desks?

I just started with my job a month ago. I sit next to my supervisor which makes me very self conscious and triggers my anxiety even though I know I am not doing anything wrong. Also, it's a high ...
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What are the defining attributes of an open space office layout? [closed]

I have been working as a software developer on few places with various office-layout from a small office for 8 people and few rooms nearby to a huge rectangle office with a grid system of tables and ...
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Sitting according to seating plan or “first-come-first-served”?

Normally, offices have seating plans that managers or higher ups decide where the employer should work. Do some offices let the employees to seat where they want, making it "first-come-first serve"? ...
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How to ask colleague to swap seats?

As a background, I am currently working as a foreigner where in 90% of my colleagues speak the local language and while the other 10% speak another language. Cut the story short, I'm the only one in ...
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Seating arrangements face to face makes me stressed. What can I do about it?

I had been rejecting jobs in the past which had tables with such arrangement like in the picture. I mean when there is no partition by which you could have privacy from another person seeing you ...
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How to effectively allocate seating in an office

I have a project to assign seating space for contract hires(employees), employees on internship and direct hires in an office space. What would be the most important questions to ask their managers ...
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Should I give up my window seat to my more senior , experienced colleague?

Well, An awkward situation at work. We moved into a new office, and I was lucky enough to get a window seat . The first day, the manager just told us to pick our own seats. So I went ahead found a ...