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5 Benefits of Hot Desking for Companies and Employees

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What is Hot Desking? Hot desking is a desk sharing trend that arose around the 1990s. In offices with hot-desking, workers take whatever desk is available, instead of having one assigned space.  In the modern workplace, agility is crucial. Businesses are constantly looking for ways to support flexibility and foster teamwork and innovation. While the practice of hot desking has been around for the past 20 years or so, it didn’t become commonplace until recent years. Hot desking can cut the costs of running an office by up to 30%, so it’s a popular choice among employers. Hot desking offers benefits for employees, too. Below are the top 5 benefits of hot desking for companies and employees.   1. Increase collaboration  Hot

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  • Recently hot desking has become more commonplace as businesses are constantly looking for ways to support flexibility.
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How to Avoid Double Bookings and Make Informed Decisions with Resource Scheduling Software

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If you book meetings and resources at your office, double bookings might be a frequent and frustrating occurrence. Double bookings occur when two people book the same conference room at the same time. It can be a challenge to keep calendars and systems up-to-date to avoid double bookings.  While no one intends for double bookings to happen, they can lead to lost productivity. Sometimes, it feels like you can do everything right and still find someone else in the conference room you booked at the time of your meeting. Fortunately, there are meeting and resource booking solutions available that can help you streamline meeting booking and prevent booking mistakes.  Meeting room management is important because its effectiveness has a direct impact on your company’s overall performance

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  • With resource scheduling software in place, you can ensure that users are able to view and book available meeting rooms and order extra services like catering
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How to Reduce Meeting Room No-Shows

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Meeting room no-shows aren’t just an inconvenience – they can also be costly for your organization if you don’t keep them under control. A report from 2009 by Herman Miller showed that meetings cost companies between $30 million and $100 million per year. Studies show that an average of 40% of meetings are no-shows. Meeting room no-shows take place when someone books a meeting and then cancels it but doesn’t cancel the room booking. As a result, unoccupied meeting rooms appear as reserved in the meeting booking system. Other employees who are looking for a meeting room may not find one available. A quick stroll around the office would lead them to determine that there are plenty of unused meeting rooms, yet none of them can be

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  • Using resource scheduling software can prevent no-shows from occurring because when you cancel a meeting, the meeting room is immediately freed up for others to use
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Best Practices for Virtual Meetings

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Boost Productivity and Save Time and Money with Virtual Meetings Meetings are an inevitable part of work, no matter what industry you’re in. For companies that have multiple locations across the country or around the world, or whose employees frequently travel on business, it can be challenging and costly to have meetings in person. Videoconferencing software makes it possible to meet without the limitations of time and space. You can meet with dispersed teams for a variety of purposes, including sales presentations, training, and status update meetings. Thanks to videoconferencing technology, you no longer have to worry about driving across the city or hopping on a plane to meet with colleagues in other locations. What’s more, you can record meetings and allow others to view

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The Future of Work - 5 Mega Trends That Are Changing the Workplace

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Megatrends Impacting the Changing Workplace In the last decade, we’ve witnessed major changes in the way technology is used to help people complete tasks in the workplace. These advancements are affecting everyone, from white-collar knowledge workers to blue-collar factory workers. The following are some mega trends in work technology that is transforming the way we work now and into the future.     1. Transitioning From Working at Home to Working Anywhere  Work is no longer a place that you go – it is something that you do. As connectivity has improved, people have gotten used to the idea of working at home. However, workers in the future will have even more control. They will have the flexibility to work anytime, anywhere, and with nearly any

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  • New mega trends are changing the workplace and transform the way we work.
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