The obvious question is “Are there real benefits of being organized?” and of course the answer is yes. Being organized will help you save time and get work done efficiently. It makes it easier when you need to find things when you need them. It helps eliminate stress and you increase productivity. It’s important to maintain a habit to be organized. Over the next few weeks, we'll look and see what specific benefits there are to being organized in different situations. This week, lets see what it's like to be organized...
In the Office
Nothing is more unprofessional than being disorganized in the office. I’m sure you’ve seen it before, where you walk into an office and you see papers lying around or just stacked on top of each other on cabinets, or watching people search through unorganized documents to find what you’re looking for. These are all results of being unorganized and it most definitely gives out an unpleasant and unprofessional reputation.
Using binders and sheet protectors, offices can eliminate all the loose papers lying around and have them organized accordingly into their binders and placed onto cabinets. This is especially true for administrative purposes. You can make binders for all sorts of documents, like: claim forms, receipts, records of employments letters or contracts, hard copies of employment information, etc.
When your boss asks you for documents, he or she most likely will expect you to have it right away or know where it is. If you had them organized then it’ll only take a second to find it and pass it over. This saves you a lot of time and effort. It also gives your boss a good impression.
Working in an organized and tidy environment can help in many ways to increase work productivity. One of the benefit is it helps eliminate stress. When you have things piled up in your workspace, you might feel this invisible pressure around you whereas if things are organized you might feel more relaxed.