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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!
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We have a lot of home workers and people using hot desks so we felt a personal headset was the way forward.
Whether it is encouraging movement between workspaces with hot desks or creating space designed specifically for socialising, occupiers are tuning into the way of smart working.
Management office spaces and hot desks will be open plan and DIT expects to have 184 business people accommodated in the unit.
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.
Recently refurbished by Newport Unlimited, the former Royal Chambers have been transformed to become a business incubator, The Business Loft, where new and graduate businesses will be offered office space, hot desks, meeting rooms, mentoring and development support.
It provides the building blocks needed to create furnishing configurations such as work desks, hot desks, the team area or even a silent area.
A new concept in the business world with executive suites, hot desks, virtual offices and conference rooms.
The 1,500 sq ft 24-hour facility boasts all of the necessary ingredients to build a business, including hot desks with high-speed broadband internet access, a registered office address, communal facilities and meeting space.
The 1,500 sq ft 24-hour facility boasts all of the necessary ingredients to build a business including hot desks with high speed broadband internet access, a registered office address, communal facilities and meeting space.
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.
FHM has done a fantastic job converting the premises and the hot desks will be used to offer ongoing advice to tenants.
Hotdesk Manager enables workers to book hot desks and other office resources in advance through a web browser or touch screen panel.
The ExCel Business Center offers meeting rooms, web-connected hot desks, video-conferencing facilities and mobile business units.
In effect, the workplace is where the lap-top is, a mobile world in which differences between the individual's space and time and those of the organisation are blurred in a way new to most office workers: in the open-plan prairie of hot desks, individual behaviour can be scrutinised with even more efficiency than the prisoners who were observed in Jeremy Bentham's Panopticon,(1) and the activities of out-of-office workers can be surveyed electronically with almost equal precision.
Management office spaces and hot desks will be open plan and DIT anticipates to have 184 business people accommodated in the unit.