The Incredible Shrinking Cubicle

While many folks are dealing with unemployment, those who still have jobs are putting up with more and more cutbacks. Little by little, our personal space at work is shrinking.
According to the International Facility Management Association, the average American office worker had 90 square feet of work space in 1994, but by 2010, that same worker was down to just 75 square feet of personal space in which to stretch out on the job.

Nor are office drones the only casualty of this spacial downsizing trend. Senior company officials have seen their offices shrink as well, from an average of 115 square feet in 1994 to 96 square feet in 2010. Oh, the humanity!

However, big offices are not the status symbol they used to be. Now it is a sign of status when a worker can do at least part of his job completely outside the office. Link -via J-Walk Blog

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My husband faced this challenge in his last job, the IT dept went from small cubicles (just enough room for a chair, computer, and small bookshelf/file cabinet) to a rickety kiosk that barely had room for two of the three LCD monitors necessary for his job. No room for any of his programming books, no room for a single personal item, and absolutely no privacy.

Now he works from home and has more room than he knows what to do with. ;)
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are you sure it isn't cubic feet. My desk is an Lshape 6x6 with vertical storage to 6 feet up thats 36 square feet which I have always found spacious compared to cubicles I have had in the past from open back call center cubbys ranging in 3-5 feet wide, coporate 3x6's single desks and 4x 6 Lshapes
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