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Hot Desking

The practice in which employees in an office are assigned to an area with several desks, but no one desk belongs to any one person. That is, employees can choose the desk they use each day within the designated area. Hot desking is an alternative to assigning each employee a cubicle.
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THE DRUM, LLANDUDNO The Drum is a co-working and hotdesking space in Llandudno, five minutes' walk from the iconic pier.
Regional manager Val Gibson said: "They have designed this as a hotdesking office which suggests a large number of staff will be in and out of the office at various times.
Modern office initiatives, such as open-plan, hotdesking, and flexible working hours have been introduced as modern property management tools (Audit Commission, 2000).
It also offers flexible space for seminars of up to 40 people, meetings of up to 16 and hotdesking facilities.
Companies with large storage silos make similar claims for the administrative savings that IP-based SANs allow, and other organisations note that IP is a key enabler of hotdesking - a proven resource optimisation strategy.
The growth of teleworking, hotdesking and working away from base means employers are constantly having to re-invent ways to manage and motivate staff who are working in new and different ways than ever before.
staffat its main HQ Hotdesking and more staff working from home will also form part of the plan as the council tries to fill a PS15m funding gap.
It offers hotdesking, virtual office services and meeting rooms as part of its NETPark Net network, and puts on conferences such as Spacetech to highlight local opportunities in the space industry.
Thoughts turned to how individual work-stations might evolve, and Greg Willis, partner-in-charge of MAKE Architects' Birmingham studio admitted he had no truck with the concept of hotdesking.
A number of support services will be available - including creative mentoring, business advice, workshops and hotdesking space - and the programme will be relevant to everyone from self-employed entrepreneurs to companies with up to 250 employees.
Hotdesking providesanopen-plan officeenvironmentallday andnight, a meeting roomandlinks to the wider support network for Welsh business and enterprise.
Never mind the misery of hotdesking and that open-plan malarkey which most BBC employees were forced to endure, Esther had managed to singlehandedly circumvent all of that and occupied a corner site, bigger I think than any of her bosses.