hot-desk


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hot-desk

vb (intr)
to work at any available desk in a workplace, rather than be assigned a permanent desk
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Tenders are invited for the hatch lab will offer both hot-desk and semi-permanent spaces to a variety of clients from one user upwards.
And 60% of GPs said they had to hot-desk or share consulting rooms.
It has a 400-capacity conference room and a selection of other rooms, including hot-desk facilities.
The Beacon has a range of office accommodation, a hot-desk area, training facilities and a multi-function conference and banqueting room that holds up to 400 people.
Our aim is to offer a 'mini-office' as standard to our clients on either a monthly fee basis or a day rate for mobile hot-desk clients.
Coverage includes such topics as fast capitalism and its conflict with slow modernity, a psychoanalytical and critical reading of preoccupation with speed, power and resistance in accelerating organizations through representational infrastructures, the hot-desk environment and the personalization (or lack thereof) of work space, myths of speed in Israel's high-tech industry, the speed factor in fast food, the bicycle messenger at full speed as corporate icon, and the human experience of inhuman speed.
In the shared-services market, vendors develop system and workplace recovery capacities including system hardware and hot-desk arrangements for workers well short of the total subscription base (i.
The new wireless networking infrastructure allows Reuters' employees with wireless-enabled laptops or personal digital assistants (PDAs) to roam in the company`s buildings while away from their desks - for instance in meeting rooms, drop-in areas or at hot-desk facilities.
At the moment, the most obvious instance of the effects of such forces on environments for working in is the hot-desk office, where no-one (except perhaps the few at the very top of the pyramid) has a regular workplace, but each takes a desk as and when it is needed.
Although coffee shops are convenient, they aren't always the ideal place to work or do business, so that's why we've opened the Office Club Hub, where people can hot-desk for an hour or the full day, have a coffee with colleagues or customers, and meet other businesses while they work.
Council bosses in Birmingham have defended a decision to spend pounds 80,000 on building a "demonstration office" so that staff can discover how they will be expected to hot-desk when a huge rationalisation of the civic property portfolio is completed.