They could be the future of working, so here’s a chance to get up-to-speed on maximising the benefits of shared office space.
More companies are now trading big offices for new and trendy co-working spaces.
Avoid distractions One of the concerns with co-working spaces is that they can be noisy and chaotic, with lots of distractions due to many people coming and going from a range of different corporate tenants and hot-deskers.
Consider counselling If your employees are used to working in a private space, such as their own booth or office, co-working will be a culture shock at first.
If you have two workers who are in conflict, then counselling can help them deal with tensions and work together harmoniously.
Co-working spaces are relatively new for all, so expect a few teething problems along the way.
HRM Asia recently moved into a coworking space after many years in our own office.