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Keeping your workplace full of beans: The office manager’s debate – Part 1
For some office managers, keeping staff satisfied means piling on the freebies; from blow-the-budget corporate away days and complimentary gym memberships to free dry-cleaning and on-site pampering treatments.
But for most, itâ€™s the little perks that keep people happy. Our experts at Strong Vend believe that something as simple as a bean to cup coffee machine delivering cups of superb steaming java is a much-cherished benefit.
Discover what an office manager looks for in their bean to cup coffee machine:
Bean to cup coffee machines are the piece de resistance for the caffeinated workforce. Placed in an easily-accessible location to enable workers to quickly grab their vital pick-me-up and head straight back to their desks to continue working, they are convenient and time-saving; workers are far less likely to leave the premises each time they need a caffeine hit. Savvy office managers are likely to select a machine that is hassle-free, simple-to-use and energy-efficient.
Office managers want optimal performance from their bean to cup coffee machine. It is their responsibility to ensure that the installation of a machine is carried out by qualified technicians and also to secure a regular maintenance and cleaning plan. Should any faults occur, office managers require a speedy diagnosis and subsequent repair plan. Strong Vendâ€™s Fully Managed Service offers a rapid response promise to any service requirement.
Waiting for a tiny machine to churn out 60 pick-me-ups is a waste of company time and money. Strategic office managers will budget for a bean to cup coffee machine best suited to their company size. Larger businesses will seek out a high-performance machine that provides more brewing capacity such as the Aequator Guatemala 14 – a compact and fully automatic bean to cup coffee machine complete with two coffee grinders (offering both standard and decaffeinated coffee beans) and a selection of functions to create a range of hot drinks at the push of a button with a large capacity when fully stocked.
The in-office bean to cup coffee machine is fast becoming one of the most relied on pieces of office equipment. Investing in a high-performing machine that that wonâ€™t break down on a daily basis is crucial for forward-thinking office managers. Strong Vendâ€™s bean to cup coffee machines can easily accommodate hundreds of cups of freshly-brewed java daily so long as the units are cleaned and filled regularly.
Office managers can please a diverse crowd by providing a bean to cup machine that caters for all tastes and coffee styles; from espresso, cappuccino and latte to flat white, long black and macchiato. Having managed to ditch the kettle and avoid budget coffee granules and long-life milk capsules at all costs, it is essential that office managers choose a machine that brews effortless outstanding cafe-quality coffee in an instant.
If there is one splurge that every company needs to make for its employees it should be coffee. Most budget-conscious office managers will consider their bean to cup coffee machine to be a cost effective tool in keeping their workforce productive. Overall, complimentary coffee machines save company time as staff are less likely to leave the premises, walk to the local cafÃ© and buy their own coffee â€“ a ritual that could occur several times throughout the day. Management are most likely to invest in a multi-functional high-performing machine that does not wind up as an office gizmo that nobody uses.