Getting started with a Desk trial


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A trial is the best way to explore and discover all that Robin has to offer for a great workplace experience. Running the office is a group effort, so teams need a shared view of the workplace and everything in it. In this guide we are going to focus on desk configurations & planning. 

Get to know the fundamentals

Start with the basics 

Add your office

If you've logged into Robin before, you can skip this section.

  1. Start a trial Office Manager
  2. Create your first office Office Manager

Add a floor 

To add a map you first need to add a floor(s) to your office building.

Navigate to Manage > Offices > Add floor.


Add a demo map to a floor

You should see demo map options already uploaded or reach out to Robin rep about adding one custom trial map. 


Now design your floor plan

After adding a demo map, select the Edit Layout  option to begin designing your desk floor plan and configuring desk settings.


Next up

Managing your floor plan

This is a discovery phase to learn how Robin can help you manage your workplace. Take some time to become familiar with Robin's Desk functionalities & features so you're ready to hit the ground running when it's time to configure your personalized office in Robin. 

Organize each desk with full control over amenities, desk policies, locations, and availability  from the same place.

  • No more spreadsheets-- rearrange your seating chart with the drag & drop tool for assigned seating.
  • Plot out what seats can be used for flexible seating and/or fixed seating, apply desk amenities and policies all from the Layout tool.
  • Identify the average office capacity with our Distance Planning tool.
    • Stagger the number of seat assignments per day to maintain proper social distancing requirements.

Will your office include flexible seating, assigned, or both?

Explore additional features like desk amenities, desk reservation policies  & desk sharing strategies. 


The employee experience

Go even further with your trial  



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