hot desk


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hot desk

1. noun A desk or workstation that is shared between employees in an office. I've never worked at a hot desk in a company before; while it was strange not having my own desk at first, with everything done on laptops you barely notice it after a while!
2. verb To share a desk or workstation with other employees in an office. I've never hot desked in a company before; while it was strange not having my own desk at first, with everything done on laptops you barely notice it after a while!
See also: desk, hot
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The Hot Desk server software and Sun Ray server software (we couldn't tell the two apart and Sun was giving little away) provides authentication and session and administration services.
However we have moved away from having a static office and instead secured a series of hot desks and facilities across the North-east region, meaning our recruitment can be more mobile to guarantee delivery of the best service to our candidates and clients.
So in addition to the office space, meeting rooms and networking areas we offer, we now have a modern training room which can be booked out as and when needed, and hot desks for individuals who perhaps don't need an office but do require professional work space.
GRADUATES of the University of South Wales and its predecessors will soon be able to hot desk for free at a new co-working facility above Newport's Indoor Market.
Mr Wilkinson said: "We're part of a mobile age and the internet is a daily part of our lives, so much so that guest internet access is an essential component for many businesses, whether it's allowing staff to hot desk or giving hotel guests access to online services.
Ian MacVicar, Caerphilly Council's business development officer, said: "A number of local businesses are already taking advantage of the many benefits that the hot desk service has to offer and I would encourage anyone interested to get in touch to see if we can help.
The SunRay appliance, with its hot desk capability featuring SmartCard technology enables healthcare providers to access critical patient information and move from room to room or between work spaces without logging out of patients' medical records.
The new office, in Westminster, will replace two existing Welsh Government offices at Gwydyr House and Portland House Its remit will include: * The promotion of Welsh international trade and investment opportunities; * Build on existing relationships with the UK Government, embassies, organisations and public bodies; and * Provide a hot desk base for Welsh Government ministers and officials on official business.
For the purpose of this article, I thought I would jot down some notes, while sitting at a hot desk in an open-plan environment and it has proved to be an interesting experience to say the least.
Firms can achieve the savings by allowing staff to work from home, share or hot desk, or work from mobile offices or drop-in centres, reducing the number of desks and properties needed and thus enabling businesses to end expensive rents, mothball, or sell property.
Utilizing the Sun Ray appliance's Hot Desk technology, students are able to travel from class to class, visit professors or advisors, or work on their assignments from their residence hall room using their ID/smart card on any Sun Ray appliance on campus without ever logging out.
We will make a confidential advice unit and on the upstairs level there will be a hot desk people can use.
Enabled by Sun's Hot Desk technology and eHealthEngines' OpenMed suite, the Sun Ray appliances are the ultimate desktop appliances for clinical workgroups.
Benefits of gaining places include free hot desk space and IT resources, specialist advice and support, access to business specialists, networking opportunities and access to competitive funding.