We don’t want to be tied down as a freelancer.
It’s as simple as that.
The modern freelancer desires flexibility and a chance to shape their own working life from one day to the next. Hot desking provides this opportunity in an exciting way when compared with the traditional office working environment – stuck in the same seat, at the same desk from 9-5 every day for eternity.
The Advantages of Hot Desking
It’s a cheaper alternative to renting an office space and gives you the flexibility to work in a variety of locations. You are in complete control of your schedule and your budget won’t be stretched due to signing up to a fixed desk, or an office space for a certain number of months. You control where you work and when, and with options available to hot desk in a number of locations, you can try a few different options and find which is best for you on any given situation you find yourself in.
A clean desk often leads to a cleaner and more productive mind. A fixed desk, whether at home or in an office often becomes messy and cluttered with the debris of day to day work. By using a hot desk, in different locations you’ll just take your laptop, maybe a notepad and some pens. What else do you need? When hot desking you’ll most likely have access to free WI-FI and if you’re lucky the premises will provide refreshments to keep you alert during your working session with them.
One of the best things about hot desking is the people you meet. There are other freelancers and business owners from all walks of life sitting next to you. Most likely you’ll be sat next to different people every day. You’ll share stories, gain hints and tips from people who have been in your situation and bounce ideas off one another to enhance your creativity and productivity. Co-working spaces are a hive of creativity and inspiration and this could be the biggest benefit of trying out a hot desking lifestyle.