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Why workplace diversity is important?

One of the most beneficial features of not having your own private workspace and hiring a shared office space to work out of is that it allows you to expand without any geographic restrictions. The importance of workplace diversity cannot be overstated when it comes to an organization’s ability to reach markets in foreign countries. An employer can recruit people from across the country and also from around the globe. This helps widen the talent pool as well and new companies can get to put together a great workforce.

As workforce demographics change and businesses extend across borders, workforce diversity has become a necessity rather than a flag that companies wave to display their attitude for acceptance and embracement of the differences. Employees today procure tangible and intangible benefits from their place of work, not the least of which include respect from co-workers and business gains.

Having to work with people from different backgrounds and cultures has its own benefits. In a coworking space you will come across different people who are working towards a goal similar to yours. Whether professionals work in groups or teams comprised of co-workers with varied work styles, disabilities or who represent different cultures or generations, a synergistic work environment becomes the norm. Coworking spaces are all about diversity and this brings to your notice the strengths and talents that diversity brings to the workplace. You are open to far more things and ideas than you previously came with.

Many professionals are marginalized due to racism, ageism and discrimination against people with disabilities and this sad truth is prevalent even in today’s new age world. Not only is this discrimination unethical and illegal, it also has some serious economic consequences. Many workplaces do not have the facilities for differently abled individuals to perform their work duties with comfort. This leads to many companies refraining to employ these professionals, who apart from their disability are perfectly well-suited for the job. Coworking spaces have no such back draw. All professionals are welcome to hire share spaces. Shared office spaces are well suited for all professionals and services are provided according to an individual’s requirements. You can choose your coworking space according to your geographic preferences and the facilities the space provides. This can further benefit the economy at large as talent does not go unused and there is more money being circulated in the economy.

Conflict is a common occurrence in a workplace and is an inevitable part of human nature. Although an idyllic atmosphere may be difficult to achieve this does not take away from the fact that mature professionals can easily find a way to coexist and help reach each other’s professional goal directly or indirectly. Professionals who acknowledge others’ differences more often also end up finding similarities, particularly when there are common goals involved, such as production and quality. Respect for your fellow coworking space members either reduces the likelihood of conflict or facilitates an easier road to conflict resolution. Diversity makes us more tolerant and understanding towards each other.

Increased exposure to professionals from different backgrounds opens multiple doors, you end up learning from co-workers whose work styles vary and whose attitudes about work vary from yours. This proves to be particularly effective when it comes to multigenerational work environments. Traditional-generation workers learn new technology and applications from workers who belong to the tech-savvy millennial generation. Likewise, Generation X employees learn from exposure to the assertive and disciplined older generation of former entrepreneurs.

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Just before you get too far

To keep the experience awesome for our users, we have a set of standards which venues must meet:

RELIABLE WIFI
COMFORTABLE & BRIGHT
MEETING SPACE
ON-SITE ADMINISTRATOR
FLEXIBLE CANCELLATION

Your venue's primary business must be the renting of desks, meeting rooms, and private offices.