From Workspace Reservation to Visitor Management: How today’s hybrid employees work with Zoom
Employees are being intentional with their time in the office. Zoom Workspace Reservation and Visitor Management help optimize hybrid work environments.
Updated on April 25, 2022
Published on March 31, 2022
Ah, the office — how absence has made the heart grow fonder! As people make their way from the home office back to the actual office, some of us might need a little refresher on how to actually work there.
So we’ve put together a few reminders on how to get back into the office groove.
Step 1 Change out of those sweatpants or pajamas.
Step 2: Read these tips below to be more productive in the office.
With many organizations supporting a hybrid workstyle, the practice of hot desking, or reserving desks in the workspace, has become a popular strategy to provide greater flexibility in the workspace.
Workspace Reservation, Zoom’s hot desking solution, enables users to view floor maps, see where their coworkers are sitting, and reserve available desks and meeting spaces in a variety of ways, including on the Zoom web portal, Kiosk, or Zoom Rooms for Touch devices.
Here’s how to use Workspace Reservation:
And be sure to bring a laptop, mouse, or keyboard if your workplace doesn’t provide those as part of health and safety protocols.
Fellow workers, Rejoice! Your important meetings no longer have to take place at the kitchen table, from a spare bedroom, in the garage, or that not-so-walk-in closet that you’ve transformed into a workspace. You can once again enjoy all of the modern amenities available in conference spaces! Here are a few conference room functionalities you can use to streamline and enhance your experience:
To book a conference room for a meeting, use your organization’s calendar integration to add the desired room to the meeting. You can also use the scheduling displays outside your conference room to book the room, look at the meeting schedule for that room, or see if it's available for an instant meeting.
For those returning to the office, the everyday hustle and bustle of the office presents a welcome relief from the quiet solitude (or unbridled chaos) of the home office. But the sound of phone calls and meetings and coworkers walking by can also create distractions during your meetings. Here are a couple of ways to keep things focused during your workday:
Organizations across the world have been hard at work to help their employees make a safe and healthy return to the office. And just as technology can help us communicate, it can also help us stay safe while we’re at work. These innovations in workspace health and safety can help keep you and your teams safe while you’re on-site:
For more insights on how you can make a safe, productive, and healthy return to the office, check out our guide.