“Hot desking” continues to be a common workplace trend, but before you rearrange your business’ space, it’s worth considering whether it will lead to increased productivity and office health.
What is hot desking? It’s the practice of desk sharing. The idea is that instead of assigned desks for each employee, there are community desks that are available on a first come, first serve basis. It’s designed to encourage employee creativity by allowing them to change their environment each day, in addition to reducing the number of desks companies need to provide for their employees as not all of them are at a desk continually – some are on vacation, out sick, working flex schedules or in meetings.
What are the benefits and challenges with this type of set up and is it a good fit for your workplace? Keep reading for a helpful list of pros and cons to consider.Read More