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
The rapid shift to remote work is changing HR and recruitment, with many new hires working remotely from day one. Location-independence means employers can significantly increase the number of top applicants, but it also makes roles more competitive. Applicants are urged to spend time writing a thoughtful cover letter and to send a ‘thank you’ letter after the interview, regardless of the outcome.
October 29, 2020
What’s On The Horizon For Singapore’s Flexible Workspace Industry? A Q&A With Ben Eckblad Of GorillaSpace
Ben Eckblad is the CEO and co-founder of GorillaSpace, an online marketplace for workspaces in Asia. In this Q&A, Ben discusses how Covid-19 is impacting businesses in Singapore and how attitudes toward the workplace are changing.
October 27, 2020
The flexible workspace market in Latin America is experiencing increased demand, with as much as 90% of LATAM operators planning to expand over the next 12 months.
October 26, 2020
De-densification is driving an increase in flexible and remote work, and companies expect their workplace needs to change significantly. More than half of tech firms are considering shedding office space in the next twelve to eighteen months, with flexible workspace operators expected to benefit from the shift.
October 23, 2020
New research shows that four times more women have left the workforce than men, which paints a grim picture of the continuing impact that COVID-19 has had on the US labor force. Urgent intervention is needed, which includes setting realistic expectations and supporting work-life boundaries through flexibility.
October 22, 2020
In every office building, there are a number of specific areas to maintain during the ongoing pandemic. In particular, common areas such as conference rooms, breakout spaces and supply rooms need regular attention.
October 20, 2020
One main shift in the business world today is the increasing number of remote, contractual, and independent workers. While a more flexible workforce enables tasks to be completed faster, it comes with certain management challenges — and that’s where ‘shadow HR’ comes in.
October 16, 2020
What happens when your home isn’t properly equipped for work? The solution, according to startup CODI, is to work from your neighbors’ homes. Because while there is a home near any home, there isn’t always a coworking space near any home.
October 15, 2020
European Freelancers Week (EFWeek) provides opportunities for coworking spaces to forge connections with freelancers and other industry players.
October 13, 2020
A satellite office is a smaller office, often called a branch office, that is physically separate from a company’s headquarters. With remote work on the rise, satellite offices are becoming increasingly popular as they provide home-based workers with a local environment that’s close to home and equipped with the tools they need to be productive.
October 12, 2020
Younger workers expect shorter hours and a more flexible working week going forward, according to a survey of 1,000 office workers. However the office is still valuable, with the majority of respondents currently missing the social aspect and being able to bounce ideas off other people.
October 9, 2020
Will office workers continue to work remotely once we are safely past COVID-19? To find out if remote work is really here to stay, Chris Herd, founder of FirstBaseHQ, spoke to 1,000 companies about their future plans. Here are the key insights.
October 8, 2020
During a recent Coworking Convo four coworking owners shared their own tried-and-tested advice on how to educate your local community and drive more business through your doors.
October 6, 2020
New research from Cushman & Wakefield suggests that office vacancies will rise and rental values will drop until at least 2022. However, the long-term view is that the office will “continue to serve a critical role in the way firms operate,” which poses new opportunities for CRE and flexible offices.
October 5, 2020