Author Archives:Pat Fernandes

Author Bio:

Using all the skills, experience and knowledge gained in my work life, it gives me great joy to help professional business owners to find a comfortable office space to carry out their day to day work. At Innovative Professional Offices we provide executive office space for solo-preneurs and small companies. We provide virtual office services for those who work from home, but need a business address and telephone. We provide board rooms for meetings and small seminars.

8 Tips to Help You Appear More Confident in Zoom Calls

June 11, 2021

Working from home has become the new norm for many office workers. At this stage in the game, most people have adjusted to the daily grind of getting up and walking down the hall to what’s become their makeshift or temporary home office/workspace. Now that the province of Ontario is gearing up to slowly re-open […]

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8 Tips for Successfully Managing Your Hybrid Office

May 28, 2021

With businesses slowly opening back up as more people get vaccinated, it looks like hybrid office solutions are the wave of the future. Many office workers are opting to split their time working in the office and working from home, which makes sense now that they know they’re fully capable of doing both. As long […]

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The Disadvantages of Working from Home That No One Talks About

May 7, 2021

The vast majority of employees who have made the shift to working from home over the course of the pandemic would probably claim that they’ve managed to maintain the same level of productivity as when they were working from the office. Employers, on the other hand, tell a different story. Making the switch to working […]

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Top Reasons Why You Should Consider Hybrid Office Solutions

April 23, 2021

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, companies have had to make ongoing adjustments in compliance with ever-changing government guidelines and health and safety protocols. One of the changes companies are adopting in a post-pandemic world is a hybrid office solution that entails allowing employees to come into the office on a rotational basis. Hybrid office solutions allow […]

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Why Commuting to Work in 2021 Won’t Ever Be the Same

April 16, 2021

Over the past year, many office workers have adapted to working remotely. Few are ready to fully abandon the prospect of working from home to return to the office full-time, so there has to be a middle-ground to accommodate their needs and concerns. Advanced and secure cloud-based technology has made it possible for more office […]

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8 Cybersecurity Tips for Freelancers and Remote Workers

April 9, 2021

While working from home or a remote location certainly has its advantages such as not having to commute into the office every single day, there are also a few major concerns and drawbacks to consider. One of the biggest concerns a lot of freelancers and remote workers have to contend with is the growing threat […]

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10 Easy Ways to Boost Productivity in the Workplace

March 19, 2021

Over the course of the past year, many people have gotten used to working from the comfort of their own homes and cultivating their private routines. As the promise of a variety of COVID-19 vaccines looms in the air, however, a lot of companies are gearing up for the return of their full-time office employees. […]

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How to Manage Hybrid Teams Effectively in the New Normal

March 8, 2021

Working remotely isn’t exactly a new concept. Countless employees who are capable of working from home or who have to travel for work have been doing so successfully for years. However, in the past, the number of in-office workers always outweighed the number of remote workers by fairly wide margins. Now, because of the pandemic […]

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7 Videoconferencing and Meeting Etiquette Tips for Working from Home

February 26, 2021

Working from home has a lot of perks. Since you don’t have to commute to the office or jobsite every day, you can sleep in right up until your shift begins. You can take on a “business on top, party on the bottom” type of attitude like many remote workers are doing during the pandemic. […]

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How to Make At-Home Video Calls Look More Professional

February 12, 2021

Before the pandemic hit, videoconferencing was already a fairly common means of communication for remote workers across different industries. In the midst of the pandemic, however, it’s become one of the most prevalent and convenient means of communicating with coworkers and, on a more personal note, family members and friends. Despite the fact that you’re […]

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