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Toronto meeting room safe call is new to me

I have heard of dating “safe calls” for first dates, but the idea of a Toronto meeting room safe call is new to me. Often, when people are meeting for the first date that has been arranged as a blind date or a date over the Internet, they will have a friend make a safe call partly through the date to make sure everything is okay. This is a great way to protect oneself without raising the suspicion of the other person. It seems that a meeting “safe call” is a way to cut short a meeting that is dragging on and not going anywhere. For example, you are meeting with a prospective client or investor and the meeting is scheduled for 30 minutes, but drags on for an hour. With a Toronto meeting space safe call, someone calls you at the 25-minute mark of your meeting. If the meeting is going well, y...

When measuring your Toronto office space, try to discount 18 inches per measurement.

I once heard an interior designer say that when buying furniture for your home, that you should measure the space you are buying the furniture for, and discount 18 inches per measurement to prevent the appearance of overcrowding and allow for better flow when the furniture is installed. The same thinking could also be used when planning your Toronto office space. You do not want to put people into an office where they feel that they are on top of each other. In a small office, you do not want a tight fit. You want to maximize the space, but you also want to give each person enough space to work comfortably. By discounting the 18 inches in your planning and best utilizing your office space Toronto, you will have an easier time fitting other additional items in the office space – items that ...

Sports Talk Around my Toronto Office Space for Rent has Changed

About this time of year all the talk in the kitchen of my office space Toronto is focused on hockey, particularly about the Toronto Maple Leafs. But this year sports talk around my Toronto office space for rent has changed. Instead of talking about the improvements of veteran players and the hopes for new rookies, the talk is about the strike and why millionaire athletes are fighting with billionaire owners at a time when the everyday guy is worrying about keeping their head above water in these slow economic times. Another sign that sports talk around my Toronto office space for rent has changed is that some people are now starting to talk about the Toronto Marlies (the AHL farm team of the Toronto Maple Leafs). I remember the last hockey strike. I was taken to a Marlies game by a friend ...

Happy Thanksgiving From Office Space Toronto

On Behalf of the management and staff of Telsec, we hope you had great Thanksgiving weekend. Thanksgiving is celebrated each year on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States. This often confuses many of our American office space Toronto clients when we are celebrating Thanksgiving on a Monday in October, when they know it as a Thursday in November. The question that is often asked is: why are they held on different dates? The reason for the earlier Thanksgiving celebrations in Canada has often been attributed to the earlier onset of winter in the north, thus ending the harvest season earlier. In fact Thanksgiving in Canada did not have a fixed date until the late 19th century. Much like in Canada, Thanksgiving in the United States w...

Toronto Collaborative Office Space is Not Just for Co-working

One office space trend called co-working office spaces is becoming popular with small and young companies looking to grow. They see their growth not only with the help of others, but also by helping others grow in a shared facility that fosters collaboration. What many do not realize is that Toronto collaborative office space is not just for co-working with other entrepreneurs or companies. Some small businesses have found that cubicles and small offices with walls and doors are not conductive to collaboration among employees and are looking at alternative work-space environments that are not co-working Toronto office space facilities, but more like team space. They have realized that collaborative office space is not just for co-working and can give their staffers a place to grow as a tea...

Technology is Making Serviced Office Space Toronto More Popular

We live in a time where technology is changing often on a daily basis. Sometimes these changes and updates are moving faster than some businesses can keep up with. Many businesses are starting to examine some of the technologies they have been using in their traditional Toronto office space – and realizing that they are either out of date or rarely used due to newer ways of things being done. These constant changes in technology are making serviced office space Toronto more popular. Many companies with office space Toronto still have fax machines, but are stumped when asked when they last used them. More and more documents are now sent over e-mail as word processing documents or as PDF’s, and it is only legal documents that require signatures (like contracts) that are send via fax. Then it...

Now you can rent the Toronto zoo or a great Toronto office space

It seems that the city of Toronto is now seeking to lease out, rent or buy the Toronto zoo. Due to financial reasons, the City of Toronto has issued a request for proposals regarding the Toronto Zoo. What billionaire would not want to have their own zoo? For business owners who are not billionaires and just looking to rent a Toronto office space, Telsec can help. While Telsec’s office space Toronto is not a zoo, it is located a few minutes’ drive from Riverdale Farm (the site of the original Toronto Zoo) and only a few minutes’ walk from the zoo known as the Bay Street financial district! All joking aside, many office space tenants have told us that before they found Telsec, searching for the right Toronto office space was like walking through a jungle. There are a lot of office opportunit...

Start-ups See Office Space as Being Outdated, But Still Want a Prestigious Business Address

More start-up businesses are moving away from brick-and-mortar office space and leaning toward a “distributed workforce.” This allows employees to work from home and even in different cities and time zones. While distributed workforce means no office space Toronto rent, start-ups can save money and spend it elsewhere, like hiring the right people, even if they live across the country. The way they are able to accomplish this is by utilizing virtual office solutions at an office business centre with a prestigious business address and a professional receptionist that handles their incoming calls to each companies’ instructions. If the start-up has employees in other cities that are dealing with customers and clients, they still need a place to call their office. Some start-...

Maximizing cost savings on office space Toronto by considering an office business centre

Currently, many companies are trying to reduce their office space Toronto needs by using less office space for each employee. The last economic downturn has prompted a lot of businesses large and small to re-evaluate their physical office space needs. Companies that need or want flexibility in Toronto office space are not finding it with traditional office space for lease Toronto  situations. As many companies financial staff will tell you, their office space Toronto for lease expenses are second only to employee salaries and wages in the company’s total annual budgeted costs. One way that these businesses are able to control office space costs is to have their office in an office business centre that offers them flexibility. Office business centres is not a new concept – in fact they have...

Why Give Away Buffalo Bills Tickets and Not Grey Cup Tickets?

Today an office space Toronto clients asked “Why give away Buffalo Bills tickets and not Grey Cup tickets?” when referring to the Red Stapler Scavenger Hunt contest that Telsec is holding on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/OfficeSpaceToronto). That was a very good question. When Telsec decided in late August to run a contest on Facebook to promote its Toronto virtual offices and Toronto office space, one of the first things that needed to be decided was what the prize was going to be. Telsec had previously given away a $200 gift card to the Keg restaurant in its first Facebook contest, so the prize had to be bigger. The theme of the contest was going to be a homage to the movie “office space” by asking visitors to find Red Staplers that were hidden on the website ...