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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Applications run on a server and are fed through a LAN to a Sparc Solaris server hosting Hot Desk and other server-based management software which presents the application to the client through a PC-style desktop environment over dedicated Ethernet connections.
"We want to encourage all businesses whether they are an SME or global company as well as CWLEP's partners to use our flexible office space to 'hot desk' at Cheylesmore House to come in and use the space available.
Businesses and individuals in the sector will be able to hot desk at the hub, at a cost of just PS10 a day.
Where the space differs from traditional offices is with its open-concept "hot desks." A client can rent a hot desk, which grants them access to a professional office with access to wireless Internet and a printer, through a number of plans that range from $50 for 25 hours per month, to $215 for unlimited access in a month.
Workers who "hot desk" in crowded offices are being treated like what say Unison?
"We are delighted, that as a consequence of the recent signing of some large contracts in Darlington, Newton Aycliffe and North Yorkshire, to be utilising the hot desk facility in Lingfield House to offer our clients a flexible approach to recruitment."
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To deal with the expected influx, transport providers have joined forces with Newcastle City Council and the police to create a "congestion hot desk" in the hope of reducing hold-ups.
It will allow callers to be transferred to the correct department directly and enable employees to 'hot desk', updating user profiles and speed-dials as they log in at different desks around the building.
Business solutions provider Business Solve Ltd has introduced a new product for managing a company's 'hot desk' or flexible seating facilities.
at first floor level there is vacant office space which is now planned to be developed into a digital hub to allow for business start ups and hot desk facilities.
The development will include facilities including innovation pods, hot desk facilities and will create a range of offices from micro spaces to suites, as well as car parking.
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.
A range of meeting rooms are also available for hire, and shared office space can be rented on a 'hot desk' basis as required.
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.