Co-working spaces have become an innovative way to work away from a central office without necessarily being alone at home.
Co-working spaces have become popular since they were created in 2005, allowing self-employed workers to have a professional space outside an office and avoid isolation. But does it really work?
Digital communications technology means many high-skill workers don’t need to be in the office to do their jobs.
E-changers are the latest group to move from the big cities to escape high living costs and congestion. But because they remain very productive remote workers some employers are embracing the trend.
Shared working spaces come in all different shapes and sizes. This is a formal space in Gothenburg, Sweden.
More people are choosing to work in shared spaces, and there are many benefits of this to the local economy, as well as downsides. Local governments should work with both.
The trend in establishing start-ups, collaboration and “freelancing” contributed to the growing market of co-working and virtual spaces.
The growth of creative hubs is good for innovation but it may also widen a digital and economic divide in Indonesia.