Digital Technology is Not a Substitute for In-Person Connections

In-person Connections

May 5, 2021 | Business, Shared Office Space

This past year, businesses have scrambled to find new ways of working. In a socially distanced world where remote working has become a requirement, organizations small and large have found themselves working in environments completely mediated by digital technologies.

But while tech can bridge the gap in a pinch, it’s not a true replacement for human connection – and especially not over the long term.

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Don’t Let Your Home Office Be a
Barrier to Becoming a Certified
Business Enterprise

Certified Business Enterprise

April 26, 2021 | Business, Washington DC

If you’ve spent the past year working from home or outside D.C., you might have missed out on valuable procurement opportunities. The D.C. Department of Small and Local Business Development gives preference to Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) companies – meaning that CBE-certified organizations get the first look when competing for government contracts.

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How to Find the Right Office Space for Your Company

Office Space

April 13, 2021 | Business, Dedicated Desks, Private Offices

The world of office space is rapidly changing. One year into the pandemic, most businesses are at the drawing board– analyzing if their current strategy is working for the company and its employees. Some bigger companies have announced switching to long-term remote working or hybrid options to include both remote and in-office work.

At a time when there are so many different ways to work, how do you find the right office space? What kind of options are available?

Keep reading to understand what to consider when looking for the right office space.

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5 Tax Season Tips for Small Business Owners

Tax Season

March 16, 2021 | Business

Tax season is stressful for everyone, but small business owners definitely feel it more than others. Front of mind may be anything from marketing, to hiring, to sales… the list continues. Small business owners wear many hats, and preparing for taxes can easily fall in the long list of to-dos. Let’s dive into a few tips that can help keep you organized with taxes and finances this tax season.

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Where to Rent Conference Rooms by the Hour in DC?

DC Conference Rooms

March 4, 2021 | Meetings & Events

When it comes to impressing a client, delivering a winning pitch, or hosting a high-impact workshop or board meeting, location matters. Elevate your offer with an on-demand conference room at one of District Offices’ strikingly appointed, centrally positioned locations. Here’s why renting a conference room with us makes sense to your bottom line – and reputation.

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What’s #Trending in the Workplace
for 2021

workplace trends

February 18, 2021 | Business

2020 has changed the workplace dramatically, affecting everything from how we communicate with our coworkers to how we do business with clients and market to customers. In 2020, on our District Offices’ blog, we covered new topics like virtual onboarding, how to hold safe in-person meetings, finding your remote work style, and more. And as we all hope for a return to normalcy, it’s hard not to wonder how much of this is here to stay?

With the vaccine rollout, there’s finally a small light at the end of this very long tunnel, so let’s look ahead into 2021 and focus on a few of the upcoming workplace trends.

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Getting Back into an Office Routine

Office Routine

February 10, 2021 | Coworking, Dedicated Desks, Private Offices

We’re now almost a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, something that has required us to stay at home and rethink how we spend our days. By now, most of us are thinking longingly of our carefree days in the office and even of the commute to work.

But after a year of being out of the game, you might not be quite ready to make the leap back to in-person working. We understand. Just like getting back into a workout routine after some time off, getting back to the office can seem a bit daunting. Will those “work” muscles still function the same way? How much of a transition is going to be involved?

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The Perks of an On-Demand Workspace in Washington D.C.

Workspace in DC

January 21, 2021 | Coworking, Washington DC

Business today is all about being flexible and personalized. Just like we want to access our entertainment a la carte, we want the same from our workplaces. That’s why D.C. workspaces like District Offices exist – to give you everything you need from a workplace when you want it. Here are just some of the reasons our drop-in, on-demand spaces are a winning bet.

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Welcoming Employees Back to the Office

Welcoming Employees Back

January 13, 2021 | Business, Shared Office Space

It’s a new year, and we’re all feeling a sigh of relief that 2020 is finally in the rearview mirror. However, this doesn’t mean that everything is suddenly back to normal. COVID-19 is still spreading across the US, and various restrictions remain. How can your company acknowledge this while supporting your employees? It’s time to set the tone for the new year, and we have a few ideas on how to welcome employees into 2021 and hopefully back into the office as well.

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Virtual Onboarding: 5 Steps to Onboard New Remote Employees

virtual onboarding

December 16, 2020 | Business, Virtual Offices

With remote working now the norm, the onboarding process has never been more important. Rather than the on-the-fly approach that many organizations are used to, a more structured effort is now essential to make sure that new hires aren’t missing out on vital info or connections. Here’s how to deliver a world-class onboarding for your new recruits.

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