Category: Business

Office Transitions: How to Prepare to Return to the Office

returning to the office

October 22, 2020 | Business, Dedicated Desks

As restrictions ease and a new normal rolls in, companies are allowing their employees to return to the office. But it’s not like the day we had all hoped for where the pandemic magically disappears; it comes with social distancing protocol, enhanced cleaning, and mask-wearing. Whether returning to work is mandatory, optional, or a hybrid of going in a few days of the week– it comes with a lot of anxiety and things to consider. Not to mention dealing with homeschooling and childcare on top of that. So how does one prepare?

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Find the Best Remote Work Style for You

remote work

October 16, 2020 | Business, Coworking, Private Offices, Virtual Offices

When the Coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. earlier this year, many of us retreated into our homes to work remotely. While working from home has its perks, it’s not ideal for everyone — and it can be especially challenging for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and start-ups.

Luckily, there are some great options that can help to improve and augment the work-from-home experience. Let’s explore some remote work styles and how each one can benefit you and your business needs.

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How to Encourage Teamwork from a Distance

teamwork

September 30, 2020 | Business, Coworking

Collaboration between employees plays a critical role in the success of a business. But now that so many people are working remotely and office capacity is limited (and socially distanced), how do we continue practicing good teamwork?

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Professionals Need Their Own Personal Brand

personal brand

September 22, 2020 | Business

Your personal brand is a way of promoting yourself through a combination of skills, personality, and experience. It’s the impression you make that gives off and how you carry yourself at work, the work you accomplish, and it includes your online presence. It’s a way of marketing yourself and your career as a brand to communicate your value and identity to employers or clients. In today’s world, personal brands are essential in beating your competition. It is a way to stand out in a pile of resumes and show a business what an asset you are, potentially before you even meet.

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8 Tips for Staying Healthy in the Workplace

safe and healthy

September 11, 2020 | Business, Coworking

As workplaces begin to reopen or provide options to come back into the office, employees are faced with a difficult decision. Is it safe?  Although it’s mostly the employer’s responsibility to keep employees safe, employees also need to assess their situations, understand the risks, and take preventative measures. Below we’ve outlined tips for creating a safe environment when you head back to work.

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The Increasing Importance of Flexible Workspaces

August 19, 2020 | Business, Coworking

There’s no doubt that coronavirus has turned how we work on its head. Just like that, employees were working remotely while juggling kids and logging hours outside the typical 9-5. And companies had no choice but to adjust to this new normal – even if they didn’t previously embrace a work-from-home culture.

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Offices Are Changing: How to Enhance the Workspace Experience

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July 31, 2020 | Business, Coworking, Dedicated Desks

The management and functions of modern workplaces are currently up for debate, leading to lots of change and rethinking. Some workplaces are coming out of lockdown with new safety and sanitization protocol, while others will still be empty for months to come. As we know, coronavirus is not ending anytime soon, and so it’s time to think about longer-term changes and what workspaces should look like moving forward. As we look at the future, let’s acknowledge how we can enhance the workspace. Below we’ve outlined what to take into account to make your workspace better considering the current world.

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Getting Certified? A Coworking Space Can Help You Become a Certified Business Enterprise

certified business enterprise

July 22, 2020 | Business, Coworking, Washington DC

At District Offices, we receive a lot of inquiries from businesses that are looking to lease coworking space in order to fulfill the requirements needed to become a DC Certified Business Enterprise (CBE). Let’s take a look at why CBE status is so sought after for DC small businesses, and how a coworking space can help achieve it.

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Coworking Services: A One-Stop-Shop for Your Business

July 15, 2020 | Business, Coworking, Virtual Offices

Whether you’re an independent contractor, startup, or SME your goals are the same: to maximize growth and profits. That means spending more time on high-value areas of work such as client acquisition, contract management and project delivery, and less on handling office admin. If flexibility, ROI, and simplicity matter to you, then a coworking space or virtual office service should be on your radar. Once you’re part of a coworking ecosystem, you’ll be able to reclaim plenty more time and resources for building your business.

Here are just some of the benefits of a coworking space.

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Tips to Help You Recover After a Burnout

burnout

July 10, 2020 | Business

Burnout has become a bit of a buzzword phrase for the workplace as of late. It’s not exactly a surprise considering all the shifts and new stresses this year has endured. However, commonplace or not, burnout is a very real problem with potentially devastating effects.

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