hot-desking


hot-desking
 Practice of not assigning permanent desks to employees; instead, workers share a pool of desks.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Hot desking — originates from the definition of being the temporary physical occupation of a work station or surface by a particular employee. The term hot desking is thought to be derived from the naval practice, called hot racking, where sailors on different …   Wikipedia

  • hot-desking — ˈhot ˌdesking noun [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES when people working in an office do not each have their own desk, but work where there is one available: • Hot desking ensures that desks are never left unoccupied while people are away from the… …   Financial and business terms

  • hot desking — see under ↑hot • • • Main Entry: ↑desk * * * hot desking UK [ˌhɒt ˈdeskɪŋ] US [ˌhɑt ˈdeskɪŋ] noun [uncountable] business a method of working in which people do not have their own desk in an office but use any desk that is available at a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot-desking — /ˈhɒt dɛskɪŋ/ (say hot desking) noun the sharing of a desk between a number of employees, especially those whose job takes them out of the office on a regular basis …   Australian English dictionary

  • hot-desking — hot deskˈing noun The practice of allocating a desk only to a worker who needs it at the time rather than to each worker as a matter of course • • • Main Entry: ↑hot …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot desking — hot desk|ing [ ,hat deskıŋ ] noun uncount a method of working in which people do not have their own desk in an office but use any desk that is available at a particular time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hot desking — noun The working practice of sharing desks or workstations between workers, as a means of saving space and resources …   Wiktionary

  • hot-desking — noun the allocation of desks to office workers when they are required or on a rota system …   English new terms dictionary

  • hot desking — UK [ˌhɒt ˈdeskɪŋ] / US [ˌhɑt ˈdeskɪŋ] noun [uncountable] business a method of working in which people do not have their own desk in an office but use any desk that is available at a particular time …   English dictionary

  • hot-desk — hot desks, hot desking, hot desked VERB If employees hot desk, they are not assigned particular desks and work at any desk that is available. [BUSINESS] Some ministers will have to hot desk until more accommodation can be found. Derived words:… …   English dictionary