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Winter is coming (faster than you think!) Here are a few of our favorite tricks for staying warm this winter

by Marika Dasbach in Office Hacks
27 Sep 2016

The nights are slowly getting cooler, the air feels clean and crisp instead of heavy and hot, there’s no denying that winter is coming (unless you live somewhere that’s always warm, in which case we are jealous!). And while that makes some of us jump for joy, dig sweaters out of our closets and run […]

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Office Space Design Trends That Are Killing It [2019 Edition]

by Erik Dolan-Del Vecchio in Leasing, Office Hacks
11 Aug 2016

Updated January 2019 We all know offices are moving away from the cubicle-plus-corner-office style of the late 1960’s-on towards greater openness, but that change is coming in many forms. Before deciding which office design is right for your firm, it’s helpful to take the pulse of the current market and see which designs are flourishing. […]

6 On-the-Go Tips for Staying Connected On the Road

by Nell Gable in Office Hacks
09 Aug 2016

Whether we’re on the go for business or traveling for fun, most of us still need to stay connected to some extent. Unplugging entirely can be a healthy thing from time to time, but for most professionals, it’s good to be able to keep an eye on things when we’re away from the office — […]

The Top Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Setting Up an Office

by Nell Gable in Entrepreneurship, Office Hacks
19 Jul 2016

Setting up an office is an exciting step for any business. No matter how many articles we read about the rise of the mobile workforce and the death of the office, there’s no denying the importance of establishing a home base for your team. Unfortunately, amidst all of the excitement surrounding the search for office […]

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[VIDEO] The Office Space Search: Everything You Need to Know

by Team PivotDesk in Leasing, Office Hacks, We Are PivotDesk
14 Jul 2016

We partnered with Uncubed to bring you Entrepreneur Essentials, a 3-part series on the challenges ALL entrepreneurs face when starting a business: 1. How to pitch 2. Hiring and firing 3. Office space PivotDesk CEO and Co-Founder, David Mandell has seen it all throughout his career as a serial startup founder and Techstars mentor. Through […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Open Office Floor Plan

by Erik Dolan-Del Vecchio in Leasing, Office Hacks
12 Jul 2016

The open-office floor plan is everywhere these days, but you probably already know that. According to International Facility Management, 70% of American employees spend their working lives in open floor plan offices. But that doesn’t mean everybody loves them—the open office has drawn considerable criticism over the last few years. Despite that criticism the open […]

Conquer Spring Office Cleaning With These 5 Easy Tips

by Nell Gable in Office Hacks
26 May 2016

For many of us, spring is a good time to step back and shake off the stale air of winter in the workplace. Nature clears the old to make way for new growth, and so can we. Even if your habits are less than tidy, there are some easy steps you can take to clean […]

5 Keys to Planning Ahead For a Successful Office Move

by Elijah White in Office Hacks
17 May 2016

This post is brought to you by Elijah White, Marketing Director at Olympic Moving & Storage. No one chooses to move their office out of sheer boredom. Relocating is no small task and it can become very challenging depending on the dynamics of your company. One thing all office moves have in common is the fact that, […]

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6 Must-Plan Office Activities to Build Camaraderie

by Nell Gable in Office Hacks
11 May 2016

One of the benefits of office sharing is the opportunity it provides for interaction and networking with neighbors whom you might not normally encounter. Finding a suitable space is just one aspect of creating a stimulating workplace; connecting with the people around you can help anyone feel more relaxed and creative, which in turn boosts productivity. Some […]

Introducing Connected Apps by PivotDesk

by Peter Nocchiero in Office Hacks, We Are PivotDesk
04 May 2016

We’ve got big news… For the past 4 years, we’ve been helping to solve for one of the most expensive challenges every businesses is sure to encounter — office space. Now, with the launch of our latest product feature, Connected Apps, we’re taking our service a step further by making it easier for hosts and guests […]

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