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.

7 Reasons to Go Back to the Office after the Pandemic

September 3, 2021

Commuting to work every day certainly isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but many office workers who feel completely isolated and unmotivated working from home feel the need to reunite with their coworkers. With this in mind, here are seven reasons for employees to return to the office after the pandemic is over.

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Why Are Face-to-Face Meetings with Clients So Important?

August 20, 2021

Remote work has undoubtedly become the new normal way of doing things for many businesses across a variety of industries, but that was mostly out of necessity. Thanks to advanced technology and its many communication platforms, remote work and meetings will always be an option to those who prefer it. But, conducting face-to-face meetings with […]

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7 Compelling Reasons to Lead the Way Back to the Office

August 6, 2021

In December 2019, COVID-19 started making its way around the globe. Since then, it managed to completely upend many common social and professional institutions and ways of life. The modern workplace setup that we had all become accustomed to over the years was arguably hit the hardest in an economical sense. As businesses scrambled to […]

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7 Ways to Manage the Return to Work After the Lockdown

July 16, 2021

After well over a year and a half of going in and out of lockdown, Ontario has officially entered Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen. So what does this mean for businesses and short-term office rentals in Mississauga and Ottawa? As always, businesses will be expected to make some adjustments to ascertain a safe […]

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Return to Office: 5 Predictions for the Workplace after the Pandemic

July 2, 2021

For the majority of white collar office workers, working from home has become their new way of life over the course of the pandemic. Now that vaccinations are underway, it’s time to start thinking about how the future of office work will play out in a post-pandemic world.  Business owners and office managers need to […]

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Top Tips for Boosting Productivity while Working from Home

June 18, 2021

Working from home has been a serious adjustment for a lot of people over the past year and a half. Throughout the course of the pandemic, the majority of office workers were forced to make the switch from commuting into work every day to working in their own private makeshift at-home office. Some people embraced […]

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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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