Today, the idea of workspaces has moved beyond the conventional office landscape comprised of cubicles, desks, and chairs. The workspace design has crafted a functional role for itself which is a breakpoint from its limited structural role in the past.
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Richard Morris, UK CEO of International Workplace Group (IWG) explains how technology and flexible working patterns are transforming the way the public sector and other organisations work in the UK today
As WeWork becomes the largest coworking space provider in India, home grown Indian coworking spaces transform into nurturing hubs for startups
Whose utopia is this, when people have to sever emotional links and leave where they grew up to find dependable work?
Ladies, your throne away from home awaits.
Finally, San Francisco queens, dames, broads, and bosses will be able to experience The Wing, the ladies-only club that's drawing a membership of power women already to its four locations across New York and Washington, D.C.
The company, which has locations in 73 cities, began working with refugees in a grassroots pilot project in early 2017, when employees in New York reached out to a local office of the International Rescue Committee to invite the nonprofit’s refugee clients to start applying for jobs.
Bengaluru-based coworking space provider IndiQube has raised $15 Mn (NR 100 Cr) equity funding in a round led by WestBridge Capital. Ashish Gupta, co-founder of Helion Ventures, also participated in the round.
The new realities facing organisations as they strive to combine human talent and machines are revealed by the Willis Towers Watson 2017-18 Global Future of Work Survey. Its research debunks five myths about the future of work:
You’re probably hearing more and more about people who work remotely and companies that want them to. But even though “flexible location” seems like a tempting and highly coveted benefit, it’s not a good fit for everyone.
Rajeev Misra, head of Softbank's Vision Fund, told a conference in London that the company is aiming for a “$35bn to $40bn valuation”, as BI reported, following its $702m bond offering back in April. The WSJ then reported that Vision Fund is in discussions to lead the deal, which has some odd implications that Matt Levine described nicely.
Enterprises everywhere are looking for talent. And those with talents and skills that are in high demand can pretty much control their work life: where they work, how they work, compensation packages, and a host of other specifications about their work life.
Akshita Gupta, Co-Founder, ABL Workspaces feels that the emergence of Artificial Intelligence is set to revolutionise the office space especially the co-working spaces where the most ignited and most tech-savvy brain works. Let's imagine a Co-Working Space with the artificial intelligence facility where Saina (Imaginary Name) works for her own startup.
Today, customer experience will make or break a business. The pressure is on to create powerful customer experiences at every touch point. Here's how to build a team that delivers on that promise.
Flexible workspace is on the brink of becoming mainstream according to new CBRE research, and we expect it where we live, as demonstrated by the way BTR is taking more and more inspiration on the services front from its no-longer-so-distant US cousin, multi-family.
The gig economy has, in addition to creating gray areas of control, demonstrated how the ranks of the legitimately independent could be expanded. Gig-work platforms make the process of hiring freelancers far more efficient. Those like Mechanical Turk even make it possible to chop jobs into individual gigs and disperse them to a crowd.
Driven by rising demand for flexible workspace, co-working operators have taken on lease over eight million square feet of office space till April 2018 across the eight major cities, says Cushman and Wakefield
For many, navigating the minefield of multiple workplace systems can make the idea of working remotely feel impossible. But the truth is the mobile workforce is no longer in the future, it’s here, and those businesses that aren’t adapting risk being left behind by competitors that are offering agile services, and boosting their productivity by utilising the opportunities afforded by working in the cloud.
In recent years, flexible workspaces have vaulted into the popular consciousness as the exclusive domain of small, growing companies in the fields of technology or media. Close your eyes, and it’s easy to picture a scrappy team of casually dressed millennials operating out of a tiny, glass co-working office, or a sole proprietor lugging their laptop to a hot desk a few days a week.
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The Indian arm of US co-working giant WeWork is reported to be in early-stage talks with investors including Goldman Sachs and Warburg Pincus to raise up to $200 million, a move that could boost WeWork India’s valuation to as much as $1 billion.