Tampa coworking

Coworking In Tampa: Why Choose It?

Coworking spaces have seen a meteoric rise in popularity among entrepreneurs, freelancers and remote workers worldwide. Tampa, Florida has been no exception with an expanding selection of coworking spaces available to professionals. In this blog post we’ll look into the advantages of coworking in Tampa and how it can positively affect your work-life balance.

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Who Uses Coworking Spaces

Coworking Demographics: Who Uses Coworking Spaces?

Coworking is quickly taking over the office space industry and making a huge impact on the professional world. Everyone from large corporations to the smallest of start-up companies is utilizing coworking to help scale their businesses and control costs at a level never seen before! However, since coworking is still a new trend, there are some common questions that some interested professionals and entrepreneurs want to have answered before they pull the trigger and move their operations forward into coworking opportunities. One of these common questions is simple: who uses coworking spaces?

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hybrid office working model

Comparisons Between Hybrid Office Working Models?

Balanced Work

We have seen that remote work is possible with the help of technology today, as demonstrated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now a hybrid office working model is sought after by workers to keep a balanced home to work life ratio to cut costs on items such as gas, lunch outings, etc.

Businesses are looking at their next steps as they restructure their work arrangements in light of the opening of more countries to the endemic stage. It is possible that we will all return to work in the office. Many of us are familiar with remote working and there are many advantages to it. This is actually the direction that the future of work is headed. There are many benefits to working in an office. This might be a better option for your team.

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Workplace Mental Health

How Burnout Threatens To Erode Workplace Mental Health


Burnout is the natural result of the disconnect between what we humans have to offer versus the unflagging demands of modern workplaces. But how can we deal with it? The article will answer these questions and point out how burnout can threaten to erode workplace mental health.

What Is Burnout? How Does It Affect Mental Health at Work?

According to the World Health Organization, burnout is a condition that results from work stress that has not been managed effectively. It’s easy to see where the stress is coming from, given the stresses of working in a pandemic or the more hours workers put into their jobs. Although it isn’t a medical condition, burnout can have a negative impact on your mental and physical health. It can cause anxiety, depression, a lack of sleep, fatigue, and other problems.

Burnout is a difficult problem to manage because it can affect even the most dedicated employees. These employees tend to take on more responsibility, work longer hours and experience greater job-related stress. Their dedication to work and lack of balance can lead to them becoming more stressed. As their supervisors acknowledge their abilities, they often end up with more responsibilities. Sometimes, however, wages, recognition, and advancement opportunities don’t keep up with the times.

People Who Are Dealing With Burnout Often Share Three Common Traits

  • Physical exhaustion. The most common symptoms of burnout are chronic energy depletion, fatigue, and exhaustion. This is when employees feel exhausted and crash on the couch or go to bed at the end of the workday.
  • Cynicism. People who experience burnout feel a greater mental distance from their jobs, and are often characterized by negative or cynicism. They question the value of their work and wonder what it really means.
  • Personal efficacy. The third, and most concerning characteristic of burnout is a decreased sense of personal effectiveness. No matter how productive or successful a person may be at work, they eventually feel that it doesn’t have an impact on their lives and are unable to complete even the most basic tasks.

Burnout Is on the Rise

  • 52% of workers reported feeling burnout 
  • 67% reported that burnout has increased since the outbreak of the pandemic
  • 79% reported experiencing work-related stress

Burnout and workplace stress go hand-in-hand. The American Psychological Association reported that both problems were high in all fields of work. In late 2021, 79 percent of 1,501 U.S. workers had experienced work-related stress within the last month. 3 out of 5 of those surveyed said it had negatively affected their work life. 36% reported cognitive weariness, 22% reported emotional exhaustion and 44% reported physical fatigue, all signs of burnout. The sharp rise in burnout was evident in the increase in physical fatigue, which rose to 44 percent. This is a 38 percent increase from the last survey in 2019.

What Can Companies Do to Reduce Burnout?

Employers know that employees who are in good workplace mental health are essential to an organization’s success. However, few employers have made plans to address this complex issue. A survey of 322 U.S. employers was conducted by the management consulting firm Willis Towers Watson in October 2021. 86 percent of respondents stated that mental health, stress, and burnout are top priorities. However, 49 percent still hadn’t created a formal plan and only 25% had a well-being strategy.

There are a few strategies that have been developed by companies who are actively seeking ways to improve the workplace mental health of their employees and decrease burnout. These are two of them.

Encouraging Better Work-Life Balance

Employees are encouraged to take more time off to encourage work-life balance. Many companies are increasing the amount of paid time off (PTO), they offer to full-time employees.

Even if they offer unlimited or more PTO, companies have discovered that this doesn’t always alleviate the problem of burnout. Employees fear that work will build up, making it even harder to return. People who are the most vulnerable to burnout are more likely to take leave than those who are dedicated employees. Companies can grant employees permission to leave work without worrying by instituting a shutdown.

Mental Health Benefits

Employers are now including mental health services as part of their employee benefits. The Kaiser Family Foundation surveyed 1,686 private and non-federal employers in 2021. It found that 39% of them had made changes to their health plans in order to increase access to mental health care. Six percent of those surveyed increased the number of providers in their network for mental health services, 16 percent created new resources and programs for employees, and 31 percent increased access to telemedicine.

Many of us have been through a lot. Workplace stress is a major factor. Overwork and burnout can cause serious and long-lasting health problems for even the most dedicated employees. Many companies are now recognizing the seriousness of the problem. There are many ways to make your workplace more pleasant and healthier.

Signature Workspace, owned and operated by Cantor Fund Management, offers services and amenities such as private/ traditional/ studio offices, virtual offices, meeting/conference rooms, and more. Locations ranging from offices in Tampa on Dale Mabry and Northdale and one office in Clearwater offer great physical office space amenities. Contact Signature Workspace for more information today and check out our 5-star reviews!

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Remote Work-Life Balance

Why Remote Work-Life Balance Needs More Attention

The concept of remote work-life balance is not just a buzzword. It’s about learning how to be successful in your personal and professional lives. This is something we all desire. While it has been the subject of much debate over the years, remote work-life balance is a newer challenge. It’s something that everyone wants to address.

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clean office space

Keeping Your Clean Office Space Clean

While most people prefer to work from home these days, some have returned to coworking spaces. Keeping a germ-free and clean office space can prove difficult. According to a recent survey by the Cleaning Coalition of America, 66% of employees would prefer better cleaning procedures before returning to work. This shows both the importance of cleaning the office in workers’ minds and the need for coworkers to clean up after themselves.

These are some things you can do to maintain a clean, tidy environment for your coworking space.

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Future of Coworking

Suburban Markets Are The Future Of Coworking

The flexible office sector has affected the future of coworking by this pandemic in an unimaginable way.

Each operator’s strategies, plans, and wherewithal were tested, and then pushed to their limits. These challenges have led to a shift in the industry’s direction. One of the most significant changes is? Although it was once believed that flexible office space was primarily an urban venture, this is no longer true.

suburban is the future of coworking. Here’s why.

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Coworking Operators

With Coworking Operators, Bigger Isn’t Always Better

Flexible coworking operators is a confusing concept. It’s often causing problems to commercial landlords. It’s a problem that commercial landlords are facing in many cases. Signature Workspace can help you to solve it.

Flexible office space operators are often referred to as bigger than they really are.

This is simply false. Bigger doesn’t make you better. Better Is better.

In many cases, smaller operators will give you better results and a better experience.

Here’s why.

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Renting A Workspace

Renting A Workspace To Beat The Monotony Of Home

Monotony At Home

Our work habits have changed fundamentally. The goal of people is not to have a work-life balance. They want to be able to choose where, when, and how they work. They want to have the ability to set their own hours, do meaningful work, and be in a place that meets their needs. No longer is there a “one-size-fits all” nine-to-five. A Signature Workspace member shares their story about how they are reimagining and thriving in the new world of renting a workspace.

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