Desk Sharing and Flexible Working: A Perfect Match

Blog Desk Sharing and Flexible Working: A Perfect Match

Eryka Chowaniec

Written by Eryka Chowaniec


Desk sharing is transforming how we work by adding flexibility, variety, and a touch of excitement to our daily routines. It's not just a trend; it's a practical solution that can enhance collaboration, efficiency, and employee satisfaction. Ready to learn more? Let’s explore why desk sharing might be the perfect fit for your office.

What is desk sharing?

Desk sharing, or hot-desking, involves multiple employees using the same desk at different times. Instead of a fixed workstation, you choose from a variety of desks each day, promoting flexibility, reducing clutter, and optimising office space.

1. The flexibility of unassigned desks

Desk sharing turns the monotony of a fixed workspace into an adventure, letting you pick the spot that best suits your tasks for the day. Whether you need a quiet corner for focused work or a lively area for collaboration, desk sharing allows you to create your ideal workspace.

2. Collaboration and networking opportunities

Every day you get to sit next to different colleagues, sparking conversations and ideas that you might not have had from your usual corner cubicle. Imagine starting your day with a fresh perspective from Bob in marketing or learning a new Excel trick from Linda in accounting. Desk sharing turns your office into a melting pot of ideas and skills.

3. Optimising office space

In hybrid work environments, desk sharing maximises office space use. With fewer permanent desks, companies save on expenses and create versatile spaces like collaboration zones, quiet areas, and breakout rooms, catering to various working styles and needs.

4. A cleaner, more organised workspace

Let’s face it, we all have that one drawer filled with mysterious cables, old snacks, and pens that don’t work. With no time for clutter, desk sharing encourages you to keep only what’s necessary, making you more organised and focused. A clean desk can do wonders for your mental clarity.


Desk sharing is more than just a modern office trend; it benefits both organisations and employees by optimising office space, reducing costs, and enhancing productivity.

Ready to experience the benefits of desk sharing? Try FlexWhere for free and discover how it can transform your workspace. The perfect setup might be just around the corner!


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