Have you decided that working in your sweats is not all it’s cracked up to be? Does your home office feel isolating? Do you long for the social aspect of a traditional office environment? Working from home is a great solution for many people’s lifestyles. However, there are those who are blinded by the idea of eliminating a commute or the need for business clothes and jump into the home office life only to realize they miss or need the amenities of a traditional workspace. So, if you are looking to reintegrate your work-from-home life back into the office lifestyle, here are some tips on how to upgrade and have a smooth transition!
There is no better feeling than packing up and leaving the office after a busy workday. When you’re sitting at a desk all day, it can be easy to feel like you’re not taking advantage of what D.C. has to offer, or like your computer is your only friend. This is why it is important to sometimes unwind not in your PJs on the couch. With two amazing locations, AdvantEdge Workspaces has you covered with the best places to unwind after work in D.C.- no Uber or Metro ride necessary.
The workforce is changing rapidly. More people are moving to freelance work, switching their workspaces to coworking, and some are even ditching the concept of a desk altogether. The later is a new trend that people refer to as being a digital nomad. They are people whose work does not require a set location. They can work wherever, whenever, and all they need is a laptop.
For most people, Memorial Day weekend symbolizes the unofficial start of summer. It rings in the season of lazy days, BBQs, and more. When the weather gets nice it’s not uncommon to stare longingly out your window, wondering when the weekend will come so you can lay out by a pool. Summer is a hard season at work. Between people taking vacations, kids being out of school, and the tempting warm temperatures, it can be extremely difficult to stay motivated at your desk. Here are some tips on how to enjoy the summer months while still staying on track at work!
D.C. is a hub of culture, events, and knowledge. There are a plethora of things to do ranging from discussions on foreign policy to free museums to festivals. With an increasing amount of people commuting into the city and living outside of the District, it can be hard to take advantage of all the city has to offer. So instead of scheduling another basic lunch, why not treat your team to an out-of-the-box excursion? Not only will your team members get to enjoy the city, but it is a chance for everyone to learn or try something new together! Here are 7 excursions that are a perfect reward for any stellar team.
At this point, you’ve probably heard a lot about coworking. From seeing sleek photos online to friends posting about the latest cool coworking space event... admit it, you’ve probably thought about making the switch yourself. Using a shared workspace is more than just open layouts or community events. It is about your space helping you reach your fullest potential. If you're on the fence about ditching your cubicle, here are four facts about coworking to help you realize that anyone can make the switch!
Day in and day out, many people dread their commutes. From sitting in gridlock traffic to crowded metro cars, getting to work is often one's least favorite part of the day- and sometimes the most frustrating. Biking to work is an overlooked solution to an annoying commute. It can be daunting at first, but once you have a route, gear, and a plan you’ll be surprised by how much this one change can transform your work days. Bike to Work Day is May 18th, so it’s a perfect chance put down your keys or metro card and try something new! This day isn't just about taking your bike to work- it's a celebration! Check out local events to see how you can get involved (there may even be free food and t-shirts along the way). Still not convinced? Here are three reasons why you need to consider participating in this year’s Bike to Work Day.
It’s easy to get lost in the shuffle of large workspaces. Sure, it may seem beneficial to be part of a community of hundreds, maybe even thousands, of people in a huge building with desks as far as the eye can see. It’s natural to think big- with our business, goals, and dreams. But sometimes it is good to think small. Yes, you heard us right. Thinking small can actually help you with those big goals. A good place to start is with your workspace, where a smaller space can lead to a larger amount of support and help for your business!
Shared workspaces aren’t just for start-ups! The environment can be perfect for small, professional businesses. With the right amount of privacy, communal spaces, and amenities, shared workspaces are the perfect solution for accountants. Here are four reasons why switching to a shared workspace can benefit your accounting business!
Hunsucker Goodstein has been a leading law firm for environmental law, litigation and insurance coverage for over 20 years. As we near Earth Day (April 22nd) we found it fitting to spotlight an AdvantEdge client that works tirelessly to advocate for the betterment of our planet. AdvantEdge sat down with Lorielle Morgan, Office Manager of the D.C. location, to learn more about the firm and the incredible environmental work they do!