Highlights from a panel at Coworking Europe, during which co-founder Thom Wenke spoke about his experiences gaining funding for three coworking spaces. From private loans to seed funding, Thom explained the various methods he came across and the pros and cons of each.
November 27, 2020
According to Convene’s Head of Workplace Solutions, Nick LiVigne: “The great remote experiment has both succeeded and failed. The hybrid work day is the answer.” Here’s what the hybrid work day means for the workplace, for employers and teams, and how it will impact the future of work.
November 26, 2020
In Cat Johnson’s latest Coworking Convo, coworking owners around the world told stories of how their community positively impacts members. From job opportunities to business mentorship, here’s how coworking communities are giving back.
November 26, 2020
Zoom calls are now a common occurrence, and workspace centers can add huge value by providing video-friendly rooms with attractive backgrounds. Cowork Tahoe’s Jamie Orr offers 5 easy, low-cost tips on how to create an effective ‘Zoom room’ that your members will love.
November 24, 2020
The office isn’t dead, but the way we use it is changing. Mary Dickinson, Associate Principal and Regional Sustainability Practice Leader at the Dallas studio of Perkins&Will, discusses the need for adaptability, and how the office will evolve after the pandemic.
November 20, 2020
Robert Kropp, who has visited 140+ coworking spaces around the world, shares conversations he has had with workspace owners during the pandemic. There is growing demand for local coworking spaces, but what can we learn from this going forward? What does it mean for the future of the industry?
November 19, 2020
Surprisingly, video conferencing has been around for almost a century, although early forms of video conferencing were problematic and expensive. It made its way into flexible offices in the late 1970s and later became widely adopted alongside advances in Internet broadband and hardware.
November 17, 2020
According to the State of Remote Work (2020) report, remote work is here to stay — but unfortunately for some people, that means working from a closet. Despite some uncomfortable working conditions, half of survey respondents said they would not return to a job that did not allow them the option to work remote.
November 13, 2020
Despite new lockdown measures in the UK, flexible workspace providers in the UK remain optimistic and believe demand for flex space will remain.
November 9, 2020
Greg Besner, founder of CultureIQ, believes that current hiring processes are letting candidates down. If firms want to attract top talent, their hiring strategy must change. Here, Besner offers advice on how to bring humanity back to the hiring process.
November 6, 2020
New research by the Instant Group reveals that UK supply has grown 4% despite the impact of Covid-19. While challenges persist, the report highlights a number of opportunities — including flex operators becoming “part of the supply chain” for newly agile businesses.
November 5, 2020
A recent virtual roundtable hosted by essensys provided a bird’s eye view of the current situation and its impact on flexible workspace. A key takeaway is that operators must demonstrate what they’re doing to keep people safe, as this will give members confidence to return to their workplace.
November 2, 2020
Architect Bob Fox talks to Kimball International’s Mark Johnson about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The discussion focused on how things need to change in the workplace and what needs to be done to create a path forward.
October 30, 2020
The pandemic has accelerated trends that were happening under the surface, including a shift toward giving the individual the power to choose where they work. Leaders from Convene, Industrious, and Tishman Speyer’s Studio shared insights on the future of work and how flexible workspace fits into the new hybrid workplace.
October 30, 2020