How to organize your filing cabinet

If you are an administrator, you will understand the importance of having an organized filing cabinet, no matter the industry you are working in. It is therefore essential to have the right filing system and storage system. This will not only assist in making your day to day job, but it will keep your office neat and tidy. There is nothing worse than having to look through a thousand binders or folders for one slip that you misplaced three months ago. A right filing cabinet and excellent filing system can eliminate all that.

In this blog, we will be looking at how to organize your filing cabinet by creating a system that is easy to follow and easy to maintain.

  1. Create a filing system

By creating a system, you will be developing the method in which you will store documents and papers. This step will depend on your office structure and will vary from industry to industry. The aim of having a filing system is so that you can find things quickly and conveniently.
An effective filing system is organized by date or alphabetical order or numerical order, by name, company/client, and project or due date.

  1. Organize your files

First get your mind around what you need to file and what will work best for you. Then go ahead and create your files and label them correctly. Make a list of the files you are making so you can keep track of everything.
Start by working in pencil before committing anything in pen. Once you have your mind wrapped around your system and files you have made, you can go ahead a label everything permanently.

  1. Make your cabinet and folders yours!

For a filing cabinet, look no further than Workstation office furniture for the ideal filing cabinet that best suits your functional and aesthetic needs. Workstation office furniture has a vast range of filing cabinets with various systems in place to make filing a breeze. Once you have the filing cabinet you like, you are then able to personalize your files to make.

If you are in the Port Elizabeth, George and East London area, consider Workstation office furniture to sort out your filing cabinet needs. We can deliver to the areas mentioned above. We are therefore making your office furniture shopping easy, efficient and effective – allowing you to focus on getting your files in order.

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Established in 1995, Workstation Office Furniture has a showroom and a factory in Port Elizabeth.

With the support of a very experienced team, Workstation Office Furniture is able to deliver any office furniture or office equipment to any destination in South Africa. All products are guaranteed and you can ‘Expect Great Service’.

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