WHY FLEXIBLE OFFICE SPACES HELP THEIR MEMBERS THRIVE
With the rise of remote workers, freelancers, and the gig economy, the majority of jobs are no longer typical 9-5 positions. In exchange for non-traditional work hours, employees are starting to demand more comfort and amenities from their workspaces. The success of flexible office/coworking spaces and the ability for workers to thrive in them has continued to help propel this movement.
Thanks to these shifts, more people than ever choosing flexible office/coworking spaces over other types of work environments, and the numbers show that there are huge benefits for these workers. Professionals who co-work are more productive, have larger business and social networks, and are seeing increased rates of creativity and collaboration on projects.
INCREASED SOCIAL INTERACTION
Flexible office/coworking spaces typically boast open floor plans, which sets them apart from traditional office spaces which are usually furnished with private desks, cubicles, and other sorts of dividers. While great for hunkering down to meet that last-minute deadline, it’s not as conducive to free-flowing, face-to-face interactions. Members especially like the social vibe and the opportunity for collaboration. At 901 Greene Street, lounge areas, communal tables, and breakout areas are just a few of the places where flexible office/coworking members can gather and exchange ideas.
MORE EMPHASIS ON WORK-LIFE BALANCE
While flexible office/coworking spaces are for getting work done, they also take into account the most productive workers are those who strike a balance between work and self-care. Most spaces feature lots of natural light, creating spaces where employees enjoy spending their time.
BUILT-IN PROFESSIONAL NETWORK
Networking has never been easier than when working in a flexible office/coworking space. Flexible office/coworking members have access to other professionals in all sorts of industries. This leads to making connections you might not normally have available. Networking is easier and more in-house. Parker, an Augusta realtor, has experienced some of these benefits. “I’ve gained business opportunities and connected peers with business opportunities while attending events at 901 Greene Street.
The majority of flexible office/coworking spaces offer 24/7 access to the space. It’s no longer required that employees work on a strict 9-5 schedule. Now, employees have much more freedom to choose when and how they work, creating the opportunity to work more efficiently and effectively. In a highly competitive job market, flexibility is very attractive, and employers who are willing to be flexible with hiring and retaining the best workers.
Members of flexible office/coworking spaces choose time and time again to return to these spaces instead of opting for traditional offices. Because of this, members often view their work as important and meaningful, leading to more job satisfaction and thriving employees. Members thrive in flexible office/coworking spaces because of the opportunity to collaborate with peers, share resources, grow their network, and offer value to their community.
ABOUT 901 GREENE STREET FLEXIBLE OFFICE / COWORKING
901 Greene Street is a regional flexible office/coworking business focused on creating modern, professional, and energetic work environments to stimulate the creativity and productivity of entrepreneurial businesses and their teams! Please don’t hesitate to reach out if your business is looking for creative opportunities to reinvigorate your workforce and brand with a modern flexible office/coworking environment like 901 Greene Street. Contact us today to schedule a tour of our facilities. We can be reached at 404-358-3547 or firstname.lastname@example.org.