An Interview with Office Client John Barry

By Terry Van Horne In standard6th October, 2015

An Interview with John Barry John: Hello, my name is John Barry. I’m the North American Human Resource Manager for ECC Japan. ECC is large. We’re coming up on our 53rd anniversary, and we’re a large educational organization in Japan offering all sorts of educational opportunities and courses. My primary focus is to recruit native

Having an Emergency Action Plan in Your Office Space

By Office Space Toronto In standard5th October, 2015 Having an Emergency Action Plan in Your Office Space

Planning how you are going to recover from a disaster is very important, but knowing how you and your staff are going to react to a disaster when it is actually happening is far more important.

What Happens to a Small Business When it ‘Graduates’ out of Coworking?

By Virtual Office Toronto In standard1st October, 2015 What Happens to a Small Business When it ‘Graduates’ out of Coworking?

An often talked about term in the coworking movement is “graduating” out of coworking and into your own space, but what if you are in need of more private workspace and are not ready to set up your raw office space in a traditional office building?

What This Blog Writer Learned About Coworking That Changed His Perception

By Ian In standard27th September, 2015 What This Blog Writer Learned About Coworking That Changed His Perception

I spent a few days attending a coworking conference (or “unconference conference” as they called it) recently and was not expecting to learn what I did about co-working.

Andrea Swenton of Hearing Foundation of Canada Video Interview

By Terry Van Horne In standard21st September, 2015

Andrea Swenton Interview 0:01 Ian: Hi, can you just state your name and who you’re with? 0:06 Andrea Swenton: I am Andrea Swenton. I am the executive director with the Hearing Foundation of Canada. 0:11 Ian: And what is it that the Hearing Foundation of Canada is? 0:16 Andrea Swenton: Well, we’re Canada’s only charity

Interesting Innovation for People who Want to Sit or Stand While Working

By Ian In standard16th September, 2015

This is turning into an interesting week. On Wednesday I attended the first day of a three-day event hosted by GCUC (Global Coworking Unconference Conference) Canada as media and I am looking forward creating a blog about it for next week. One of the things that made Wednesday interesting was meeting Tim Chung, the engineer who

Crowdfunding is not Just for Raising Small Business Capital

By Ian In standard13th September, 2015

Many small businesses (and larger ones too) are starting to realize that crowdfunding represents a unique marketing opportunity for forwarding-thinking companies to dramatically strengthen consumer ties with their brand.

Small Business Marketing Problems and how to Overcome Them

By Office Space Toronto In standard10th September, 2015

When your small business is one that is B2B (Business to Business), there are a number of problems that are faced, primarily marketing your small business. To help identify some of these problems, we talked to the small business owners who rent physical office space or have virtual offices and services with us. The primary

Working From Home: It Sounds Great in Theory, but Will it Work for Your Small Business?

By Office Space Toronto In standard8th September, 2015

Many entrepreneurs and would-be small business owners dream about being able to work from home. They imagine themselves in their perfect little home office zipping through tasks while sipping a cup of Tim Hortons or Starbucks, being super efficient and getting the job done. But sometimes that is not the reality. While there are many

Evolving Technologies are Redefining What Canadians Look for in a Workplace

By Virtual Office Toronto In standard3rd September, 2015

Technology has dramatically reshaped the average workplace in North America over the past few decades. The office environment of the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s is no longer the norm. Instead, the office and work environment has been taken over by rapid technological advancement. Technology now allows workers to interact with a global market, and