At the time when the whole team spent 5 days per week in the same office, it was easy to treat them to a lunch or Friday beers. After two years of pandemic and several lockdowns, the work reality has changed. More and more companies have adopted a remote-first approach or follow a hybrid working…

The pandemic has proven that not being in an office does not come at the expense of productivity and there has been a significant shift in the way we work. Businesses of all sizes are now exploring options on how their staff will work from now on. The options can be anything along the spectrum…

It appears as if the pandemic is over, and society has returned to something called “normal”. Terms like lateral flow test, social distancing, and face masks slowly disappear from our everyday conversations. However, terms like hybrid work, virtual meetings, and work-life balance are here to stay! This indicates an increased need for flexibility in the…

Having to work from home for an extended period was a game-changer for everyone during the first few months of the pandemic. But now that workplaces are opening up, being onsite full-time could be a deal-breaker for many employees who are unwilling to fully return to the office and give up the balance they’ve become accustomed to…

For quite a few years, WeWork was close to holding a monopoly in the market for flexible workspaces. They certainly have done a great job in branding and especially the free beer during evening events made these locations attractive in pre-Covid times. However, their pricing models were not made for founders and freelancers, and the…

The flo-working revolution brought many changes to the way we work and how we spend our days. A big percentage of the modern workforce is no longer commuting to an office, they work from anywhere. This anywhere could be a desk at home, the sofa, a table by the beach, a coworking space or a…

San Francisco and the bay area have long been a place where tech companies and online businesses find a home. One trend is holding up after the pandemic: We see less fixed offices and more need for flexible working on a global scale. The Golden City is no exception. Time for us at Othership to…

The term ‘coworking’ doesn’t have a long history, but it’s certainly a topic on the tip of many people’s tongues. A quick search of the available thought leadership indicates a global market value of anywhere from $8 billion to $26 billion, and that was back in 2019 before COVID-19 inspired a rapid rise in flexible working (something we…

Every generation, we get to reimagine the way we work. In the 1940s, World War I brought women into the workplace like never before. In the 1990s, PCs, emails and the internet impacted productivity, decision-making speed & communications, allowing us to work effectively with other timezones. In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic chased employees from the…