The workplace is changing rapidly. Office space is evolving to create inviting work environments for a diverse array of professionals.
It should come as no surprise that coworking and shared office space is gaining popularity in the US. From startups to small businesses to enterprise teams, shared office space offers many advantages over traditional office space.
How’s your workspace? Is it a dream to walk into, sit down and put your hands on exactly what you need to perform your next task?
Or is it a chaotic, frustrating mess? Getting a handle on the major workspace tools of paper, electronic documents, office supplies, and an efficient use of space is the perfect place to start.
Working in a coworking environment like Gather can help in all these areas.
With the opening of Gather Midlothian earlier this month, we decided to take a look at what the best places to hang out in the area are.
In late March 2020, 16 million U.S. workers began working from home, and the number has increased months later.
A coworking space is more than just an office, but a community to help foster and nurture growth.
Mental health is the foundation of productivity.
Among the most important factors to consider when choosing a coworking space are:
- Access to the space
- How the space is staffed
- Availability of the space you need
- Look and feel of the space
- Amenities offered
- Flexibility of the membership agreement.
Organizing finances is one of the biggest challenges for freelancers. As to why, freelance journalist Jared Lindzon points out one glaring cause: fluctuating income. This can make it difficult to budget and save, and can even induce finance-related anxiety. That said, this instability is something you can learn to deal with, and this personal finance guide can help you do just that.
US workers spend an average of 1780 hours on the job annually, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Thankfully, commercial real estate designers are answering the call for flexible work environments that bring the outdoors to the workers.
According to a new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, “Rates of anxiety and depression have tripled during the COVID-19 pandemic.” Maurizio Fava, M.D., Psychiatrist-in-Chief at Mass General, cites numerous reasons for this massive increase in depression, including unprecedented social isolation and loss of community. Dr. Fava said, “Social isolation, in particular, has made the COVID-19 pandemic challenging. People are not able to leave home for support.”