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What Are Dedicated Desks At Coworking Spaces? Here’s Everything You Need to Know


Long back it was thought that coworking spaces are only meant for young tech programmers. With the pandemic, the world shifted to remote working and that’s when people got accustomed to this working method. Now as things are going back to normal, still a majority of employers are going ahead with remote working. But working from doesn’t have to be dull & boring for you. How? By choosing a coworking space to work. By choosing a coworking space you get access to dedicated desks, meeting rooms, private office space, hot desks, etc. With GoodWorks CoWork, the premium coworking space in Bangalore, you can also set up your own ‘Business center.’ Coworking spaces have adapted to the needs of the professionals and cater to a range of membership options. You can choose what best suits your need. But if you are unable to decide, in this blog let’s get into details.

You can rent a private office for months, or get a hot desk for a day, or even take up a meeting room for few hours. But do you know what exactly all these mean? In this blog post, we will explain the concept of dedicated desks, and everything that you need to know about it. 

What is a Dedicated Desk?

A dedicated desk in a coworking space is a workstation that is all yours. For the period of your membership, no one else but you can use the desk and all the amenities it comes with. When you’re not in for the day, the spot is left empty so that when you do punch in, you are all set for work.

Typically, dedicated desks are allocated in one section of the shared workplace instead of being interspersed with collaborative areas. It ensures that you get an environment free of any distractions.

Who Can Use a Dedicated Desk?

For some, knowing that there is a predefined spot reserved for them for work puts their mind at ease. For others, it is their choice to come for work and pick any free spot that is preferable. Ultimately, it’s your personal preference if you want to rent a hot desk or a dedicated one.

That said, we understand that choosing can be confusing, especially if you’re new to coworking. To help you make the decision, consider that you use a lot of gadgets and find hauling them every day to work cumbersome, then a dedicated desk is for you.

From freelancers to start-up founders to enterprise employees, anyone who needs a permanent space exclusively reserved for them can use a dedicated desk. 

What are the Advantages of a Dedicated Desk?

A dedicated desk is everything you need to make yourself at home in a coworking space. Plus, it gives you the best of both worlds. You can have a quiet place to work free of intrusions, and you can also mingle with the community when you so wish. Let’s take a look at the benefits and amenities that come with a dedicated desk.

A customizable space all your own

Arriving for work to space, which has a few pictures of your family and friends, a comfortable seating space, and some knick-knacks feel good. Most community managers in a coworking space allow you to personalise the dedicated desk as per your taste. You can create a workstation that is entirely yours and has a positive and welcoming touch to it.

A considerable measure of privacy

For a lot of new members, the biggest hurdle faced while transitioning to coworking is the sense of privacy. They assume (erroneously) that they’ll have people peering over their shoulders or peeking at their monitors. While every coworker is aware of the privacy etiquette, dedicated desks extend an added layer of discretion. 

With these desks, you can work even on sensitive information or trade secrets without worrying about data leakage.

A touch of permanence

If you are one of those people who like to have every little thing set at a hand’s distance while working, then a dedicated desk is your best bet. They have a touch of permanence that is absent in hot desks. You can even leave your belongings for the day or overnight without fretting that someone else will find it messy, untidy, or unorganized.

A quieter space to concentrate

There are some projects and assignments that require 100% concentration. There are some days when deadlines loom, and you can’t afford any interruptions. The vibrant energy of coworking space on days like these can become disruptive.

A dedicated desk guarantees that you have a quiet spot to complete all unfinished work with utmost focus. Additionally, you get 24/7 access, meaning it’s possible to work till it’s dark-o-thirty. The business-grade internet ensures that there are no delays on the digital side of things.

Still have access to the community

Just because a dedicated desk sets you apart from other coworkers, it doesn’t mean that you cannot enjoy all the benefits of the coworking community. Along with your dedicated desk membership, you get complete access to common areas. When you wish to network with other members, simply step into the lounge area. When it is time for you to get a quick grub, the kitchenette is ready with complimentary tea and coffee.

Summing Up

As a freelancer leaping from a traditional office to coworking will be more comfortable with a dedicated desk. A remote worker who fancies a settled and reliable workspace will find a dedicated desk a more suitable option. A team that has to work in tandem but with individual roles will find a cluster of dedicated desks a good fit. Checkout GoodWorks Coworking spaces in Bangalore and get what you need!

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