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hot desking

The act or practice of sharing desks or workstations between employees in an office so as to cut down on the amount of office space required. I've never worked in a company that did hot desking before; while it was strange not having my own desk at first, with everything done on laptops you barely notice it after a while!
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POSITIVE Jude tried out hot-desking at shared office space.
Hot-desking will reduce the overall number of personal work-spaces required as cloud computing, '' high speed access and personal devices take over from office-based servers and desktop computers
They are worried about hot-desking and the impact it would have on working relationships.
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Nathan Roberts, 30, claims North West Ambulance Service's hot-desking policy forced him to resign because he had panic attacks when colleagues took his seat in the busy Belle Vue office in Manchester.
Indeed, increased amounts of working from home may suit employers, allowing them to implement hot-desking arrangements and reduce their office space.
The modern office must be capable of meeting the new workplace agenda, including demand for flexible working practices such hot-desking, break-out areas and large floor plates to encourage working collaboration.
One suite has been set aside for the hot-desking provision.
NEW units and hot-desking facilities for fledgling entrepreneurs will be introduced at council-managed business centres in Dewsbury and Batley from April.
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The acres of hot-desking are about as spiritually uplifting as a visit to the Gobi Desert, where grey sand is blown in your teeth and stuffs your nose.
By consolidating office space and providing hot-desking, hoteling or drop-in office arrangements for those who need space at the corporate office, companies can realize significant savings.
With hot-desking solutions, boardrooms and a collaboration space, the Innovation Factory was designed to foster innovation and collaborations among the company, its customers and leading market experts.
CUT costs - by introducing 4G devices and hot-desking, this will help reduce the need for expensive office space.