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Seminar and Training Rooms: How They Provide Networking Opportunities

By |May 1st, 2023|Categories: Boardrooms & Meeting Rooms|

Whether you’re starting your own business or trying to expand your current small business – networking can be your life support. Networking not only helps propel your business, but it gives you the opportunity to connect with professionals you don’t normally interact with. Why is networking important? The trick to effective networking is to be genuine and approachable when speaking to other people. This will help you develop long-lasting relationships which can lead to future opportunities down the road. To do this successfully, you should be a good listener, be patient and understand the needs of others. Nowadays, social media can be a great way to network virtually – whether it be via LinkedIn, Gmail, Instagram and more. If you’re not sure where to start, your local library will often offer free programs, seminars and workshops – on topics including taxes, digital design, computer basics, franchising and much more. This […]

Virtual Office Solutions for Opening a Canadian Branch Office

By |April 27th, 2023|Categories: Virtual Office|

Expanding a foreign business overseas while maintaining profits and cost-efficiency can be a challenging feat. If you’re tackling all the business changes to move abroad in-house, it can come with a whole different set of obstacles. The two most common ways in which foreigners can register to operate in Canada are through the registration of a Canadian brand or the incorporation of a Canadian subsidiary. Sometimes, foreign companies will just open a brand office to dip their toes in the market – because the cost of registering a branch office with the government is less expensive than potential legal fees with incorporating a subsidiary. Having only a branch office allows foreign companies an easier from Canada should they not see the results they were expecting in their expansion. Thankfully, virtual office spaces can be an affordable and effective solution. What is a virtual office address? A virtual office gives businesses […]

Private vs Semi-Private: The New & Improved Coworking Office Space in Toronto

By |April 25th, 2023|Categories: Boardrooms & Meeting Rooms, Office Space, Shared Office Space|

Corporate offices and cubicles are slowly becoming a thing of the past. Although they might work for some companies, they can actually be a wasted investment for others. Depending on the structure of your organization, having a private or semi-private coworking space could be the solution for you. If you want your business to have all the professional amenities of a real leased office space (furniture, office supplies and equipment and more), then a coworking space is an excellent choice. Continue to operate and grow your business without the hassle of a long-term lease and expensive overhead. What is a private office space? Like the name suggests, private office spaces are private and are reserved for employees that work for a specific company. They have dedicated workstations, boardrooms and meeting rooms. In general, private office spaces are rented for longer periods of time. A lot of companies will sign a […]

The Many Benefits of Virtual Offices

By |April 25th, 2023|Categories: Growth & Innovation, Virtual Office|

Virtual offices provide flexibility to remote workers and employers by performing various business tasks and functions. They’re a cost-effective and flexible way for professionals to work from wherever they want while having a business address at a central location. In this guide, we outline the top benefits of virtual offices. Cost effective A traditional office space can quickly put a dent in your wallet. Whether you lease or purchase an office, the expenses will still generally be higher than a virtual office. One of the many benefits of virtual offices is there’s zero investment or risk involved. Skip the rental or lease agreements and office setup and enjoy the extra money on a monthly basis. Professionalism Depending on the type of business you run, listing your home address on your website, brochures or stationery can appear unprofessional to your clients. One of the many perks of a virtual office is […]

So what is a virtual office and what is telecommuting?

By |February 13th, 2023|Categories: Office Space, Virtual Office|

Excessive traffic congestion and surges in the cost of infrastructure in almost all major cities of the world are forcing businesses to adopt “virtual office” models in order to support telecommuting. Switching over to telework provides businesses and their employees with a solution to both traffic congestion and increased overhead costs. Virtual offices, by their nature, are designed to facilitate telecommuting. But you may be asking yourself: what is a virtual office? What does telecommuting mean? And what’s the difference between remote work and telecommuting? In this article, we explain what virtual offices are and how they facilitate and support telework. What is a virtual office? A virtual office is a combination of off-site live communication and address services that allows users to reduce traditional office costs while maintaining professionalism. In other words, a virtual office is a type of office space that does not physically exist at a given […]

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