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Member Spotlight | Kaitlyn Philip

Meet Kaitlyn Philip, Project Coordinator for Wildsight Elk Valley, a Fernie based environmental non-profit. Kaitlyn joined 2nd Edition this month as a Hot Desk Member. Kaitlyn moved to Fernie in October 2020 with her best friend, Mikayla and her cat, Milk. Having recently started a new job working as a Project Coordinator for Wildsight Elk Valley, her average work day transitioned to primarily online. One of her main focuses while at the at the coworking space is a hydroponic container farm project with the target to grow fresh, local produce year round to provide to the Fernie community. Having a space to come and focus on her… Read More »Member Spotlight | Kaitlyn Philip

Happy Earth Day | Initiatives to Reduce our Impact on the Environment

2nd Edition Coworking is located in Fernie, a small mountain town in the spectacular Elk Valley which winds through the world-famous Canadian Rocky Mountains of southeastern British Columbia, Fernie is located on the traditional territory of the Ktunaxa Nation whose history in this special part of the world stretches back for over 10,000 years. People move to Fernie for the love of nature and fresh air and strive for a work life balance. When opening 2nd Edition, this connection to nature and this mountain lifestyle was and continues to be taken into consideration. Below are a few initiatives in place to reduce our impact on… Read More »Happy Earth Day | Initiatives to Reduce our Impact on the Environment

Member Spotlight | Nicki McClung

Meet Nicki McClung Environmental Impact manager for Aritzia working remotely from Fernie B.C Nicki joined 2nd Edition when we first opened our doors in January as a Private Office Member. She had just recently relocated to Fernie from Seattle with her family and needed a quiet space to work. Nicki works remotely for Aritzia as their Environmental Impact Manager. She has been in this role for a little over six months and manages their climate, waste, operations and product circularity programs.  Q: What do you love most about your work? A: I get to work on so many amazing projects and I feel like I… Read More »Member Spotlight | Nicki McClung

Make your workspace more ergonomic and improve productivity at a coworking space

Submitted by: Camille Fraser from the ErgoMania Team Coworking spaces are great for those who are working or studying remotely. It enables a sense of community and creates a physical space for work with fewer distractions.  Infact, a study shows that almost one third of work from home cases had family members present in the home and only half had a separate room/office to work in. Less family distractions normally equates to a sense of higher productivity and performance (Robelski & al, 2019). Who wouldn’t want to be more productive?  That said, there are many factors that come into play for work productivity, such as,… Read More »Make your workspace more ergonomic and improve productivity at a coworking space