hot desking


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hot desking

Using a set of cubicles for mobile workers who come into the office from time to time. It is similar to hoteling, but reservations are not required. People come in and sit down at the next available seat, plug into the network and go to work, which means a vice president might sit next to a junior trainee at any given time. See hoteling.
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Like many firms, CBRE has turned its attention to new "agile" working practices by introducing hot desking and pod systems.
We're using Faraday Wharf as a hot desking space but it is very much our long-term aim to have our own studio.
But the real villains are those unseen powers responsible for three great evils of modern business: open plan offices, hot desking and management speak that would drive anyone insane.
The research reveals that almost two thirds of Welsh SMEs (63%) currently operate flexible working practices, compared with over two thirds of SMEs for the UK as a whole (69%), with the most popular practices including: | Part-time/flexi-time working (70%); | Home working (57%); | Training employees to carry out multiple roles (40%); | Allowing employees to work from multiple locations (23%); | Use of contractors and freelancers (28%); and | Hot desking (15%).
The table's flexibility supports a variety of work positions, can accommodate wheelchairs and user restrictions, and is ideal for hot desking or mobile workers.
The company pointed the systematic introduction of hot desking and teleworking has freed up space and the Diestsepoort activities could be relocated to its two other office buildings in Leuven.
Hot Desking provides one-number access for employees wherever they are, it integrates with Nortel Mobile Cost Optimizer by redirecting calls initiated from a smartphone to any desk phone.