People have an intrinsic need for social interaction and face to face communication. This is experienced in the way we live, how we eat, and how we want to work. Employees who are remote working from home will eventually feel the need to interact, brainstorm ideas or simply strike an informal conversation.
Working out of a coworking space is a great alternative to the traditional ‘work-from-home’ model if you have a remote job profile. Flexible workspaces can reduce isolation, foster creativity and boost productivity while working. With advancements in new-age technology and employees realizing they can work from anywhere globally, remote working as a concept will only increase, and so will the need to work out of coworking spaces.
According to a recent survey by DeskMag, 71% of respondents reported that they experience enhanced creativity while working within coworking spaces. 62% of respondents also reported an increased standard of work. Worth it, right?
Here’s a list of the benefits of coworking spaces for remote employees:
- Meeting professionals from various fields
A coworking space serves as a professional home for individuals with all types of talents and jobs. Coworkers are often interested in each other’s professions, so you may find yourself meeting new people who could become clients or partners down the road—and vice versa.When you work in an environment surrounded by other innovators, artists, and professionals sharing your interests, it can be a tremendous source of career motivation and inspiration.
- Reduction of loneliness and anxiety
Human beings are social beings. The work from home concept might initially sound appealing, but it will soon lose its appeal. Working without any company can often lead to feelings of isolation, anxiety, and loneliness. Social interaction between co-workers can help reduce stress levels, which may help prevent the onset of burnout. With coworking spaces, remote employees get an opportunity to make personal connections and work while interacting with other people.
- Opportunity to become a part of a community
Being a part of a coworking community makes work life-enriching more than one. Networking events, panel discussions, informal dinners and meet-ups play an important role in facilitating the same. You get an opportunity to partner with businesses, thinkers, creators and community shapers to organize online and offline experiences that inspire, encourage growth, build valued connections and expand learning horizons. Apart from this, you can also attend other community events & holidays such as Diwali parties, Christmas celebrations, New Year’s Eve, etc.
- Boosts Productivity
A coworking space typically has high-speed internet and the necessary equipment for you to get your work done. In a coworking space, you have access to a fully functioning office with all the conveniences you would expect at a workplace. You arrive, you set up your assigned desk, and you start working. If you need a conference room or meeting room, both are available and accessible to you. Booking your requirements in a coworking is that simple.
- Provides a space more inspiring than a traditional office
Along with getting inspired by the innovative people around you, you’ll also get a boost of creativity from your environment in a coworking space. Coworking spaces have state-of-the-art design and natural sunlight that inspires you to be your creative self and work efficiently.
We believe coworking spaces are ideal for remote employees. They offer a unique experience that puts together all the benefits of working from home, a local café, and a fully-equipped business center. Staying productive can be difficult when working remotely from the wrong place. Coworking spaces are the solution by providing an atmosphere that increases focus and builds morale.