Love it or hate it, technology is crucial for running a smooth business. More to the point, technology that works well and to your advantage is crucial. There is nothing worse than trying to work with an interrupted, slow internet service in an inappropriate working environment and with gadgets and thingamabobs that you understand will improve your efficiency but you don’t really know how to use…
Coworking and hotdesking in a shared office space can sometimes seem daunting. To share what an experience at Our Space can look like, we invited Georgina Shaw, founder of Shaw Marketing Services in Marbella to spend a week working at our office on Marbella’s Golden Mile, and share her experiences as our guest contributor on our blog. Read on to find out what she thought!
Becoming a hot desk member at Our Space Marbella
It’s day 1 of my week of hot-desking at Our Space coworking centre in Marbella. Time to get signed up for my membership and find out all the ins and outs of using a hotdesk! I usually work from a home office and this is my first experience of coworking. I am very excited to give it a go and share my experiences with you.
Hotdesking is the concept of having access to an open plan workspace, without being assigned one particular desk. The arrangement enables you to desk-hop day-to-day or hour-to-hour, depending on what space feels right for the job you’re working on.
Injecting a Little Hollywood into the Co-working Revolution
Our Space is revolutionising the serviced office sector by launching boutique co-working communities with high-design work environments, cutting-edge technology and lifestyle savvy services and amenities. Different from traditional workspaces, Our Space sets itself apart through it’s incredible biophilic designs from conceptual designer, Carlos Barbosa, EMMY nominated for his work as production designer on the global TV hits ‘Lost’, ‘CSI Miami’, ‘24’ and more.
If you’re a real estate investor, start-up or hipster tech-type, you’d be forced to hang your head in shame if you dared to reply to this question with anything other than a resounding “yes!”. Yet, for the rest of the world, co-working is still a relatively new concept which bears significantly more weight than simply being surrounded by your colleagues.
Co-working is a revolutionary shift in the world of work; the amount of space dedicated to co-working has doubled worldwide year-on-year since 2006. Demand already outstrips supply by a factor of 3:1 and over 65 million small businesses are expected to join by 2020. So, which key elements define a co-working space?