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WeWork Opens a Retail Operation, Highlighting Products Made by Its Members

WeMRKT features food, beverages and other items created by businesses that call the coworking space home.<p>4 min read<p>WeWork, the coworking space company valued at $21 billion, is not content just providing its members with a place to work, live and even work out. It's now an incubator of and merchant …

eCommerce

6 Ways Remote Workers Can Create the Ideal Work/Life Balance

<i>David Mizne, chief contributor and editor of the award winning 15Five Blog talks about avoiding burnout as a remote worker.</i><p>The proliferation of the …

Remote Working

Webinar: 2018 Microlearning Global Benchmark Report

You’ve seen the headlines. You’ve heard the sound bites. And now you want to learn more about how microlearning can power big business results in …

Webinars

3 Reasons Why You Haven’t Heard Back From the Remote Job You Applied For

While it can be frustrating not hearing back from employers, it doesn’t have to be the case when you follow the tips in this guide.<p>Did you know 98% …

Employment

We asked the experts how to run away forever and become a digital nomad

With some marketable skills, a lot of hard graft, and a Wi-Fi connection, anyone can live an untethered life. Yes, even you.<p>In 2018, digital nomads …

Digital Nomads

How to Include Remote Workers in Wellness Programs

With the gig economy hot and salaried employees craving more flexibility, much of the workforce is settling into a telecommuting lifestyle. And …

The Workplace

Does Remote Work Increase Our Risk Of Impostor Syndrome?

The impostor phenomenon, also known as impostor syndrome, has been generating buzz in psychology and business circles since the 1970s. Common …

10 Remote Companies Share How They Evaluate Virtual Job Candidates

Working remotely for a company is a much sought-after opportunity. Currently, 2.9 percent of the total U.S. workforce work from home at least half of …

Remote Working

Designing Learning for Mental Models

Mental models refer to the representations people construct about how things in the external world work. By understanding a learner's mental models, …

Mental Health

Ways to think about machine learning

We're now four or five years into the current explosion of machine learning, and pretty much everyone has heard of it. It's not just that startups …

Machine Learning

Modern Learning in the Age of Analytics and Intelligent Machines

<p>According to a recent article by Josh Bersin, while the global learning and development (L&D) industry is worth $200 billion, many learning …

Analytics

Enough Already About The Job-Hopping Millennials

As more and more millennials enter the workforce, companies are scrambling to figure out how to retain their younger employees. Or at least so says …

Demographics

What to highlight in your cover letter when applying for a remote job

You might not have had a remote job before, but you’ve probably had some experience where you demonstrated what it takes to be a productive remote worker.<p>If you’re just over office life, or you need to be home more to take care of an aging parent, or you don’t want to deal with a commute, then …

Employment

Work Remotely? This Little-Known Tax Provision Could Save You Thousands

The IRS will give you up to $16,000 to explore the world. Here's how.<p>In the digital age, it is no longer unique to work remotely. Many jobs can be done from home with little more than a computer, a VPN, and a stable internet connection. This can be an excellent option for both employers who can …

Retirement

The best compact workstations for remote workers

When you work from a coffee shop, it’s not always easy to get comfortable. These compact workstations offer a lightweight, ergonomic solution.<p><b>How</b> …

Ergonomics

A Remote Work Guide, For Parents

Working from home has its benefits, but for parents there are innumerablesu preparations needed to truly make it work. Here's a guide to get started.

Remote Working

Working From Home Is Not Remote Work

Let’s get one thing straight: Technology has changed. The ability for employees to work outside of an office is more feasible now than ever. So why …

Remote Working

In Real Life: What If They Just Want Order Takers?

I’m really good with PowerPoint. REALLY GOOD. Why am I telling you this? It’s all about expectations, and about our desire in L&D to become a valued …

Management

How do you convert traditional training content to microlearning? | Microlearning FAQ

I’m often asked the following question: “How do you convert traditional content to microlearning?” The answer? You don’t. Well, not exactly …<p>Before …

Voting 2018 – Top Tools for Learning 2017

The <b>Top 200 Tools for Learning 2018</b>, the 12th Annual Digital Learning Tools survey is now open.<p>Jane Hart will once again be compiling the list from …

Education Technology

For two years we've been chatting work, performance and learning in the cramped confines of our office - but no longer. For our 100th episode, Ross G, Owen and James sloped off to the Raeburn Hotel in Edinburgh to reflect on favourite episodes, greatest guests and, of course, what we learned this week.

For two years we've been chatting work, performance and learning in the cramped confines of our office - but no longer. For our 100th episode, Ross …

Podcasting

Microlearning Playlist - June 25, 2018 - The Training, Learning, and Development Community

Session 1 – Microlearning: NOT A Silver Bullet with JD Dillon<p>8a PT/11a ET/4p GMT<p>Just like every other potential L&D tactic, Microlearning must be …

Education Technology

How to Overcome the 5 Top Challenges of Remote Freelance Work

A freelancer's need for self-promotion. The battle against loneliness. Chasing clients for pay: Here's what to do.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To an outsider looking in, the notion of liberating yourself from a corporate environment and controlling your own …

My Morning Routine As A Remote CEO And Why It’s Always Changing

<i>Prefer to listen? Here’s the audio version of this post!</i> Working remotely and having the opportunity to work from home, coffee shops, coworking …

Does Gamification Actually Work? Yes, and Here's Why

I’m a big fan of Twitter. I use it to curate content and pay attention to people whose opinions I care about and business trends. I believe in …

Talent Management

Hardly Working From Home (ft. Rayvon Owen)

Friday Finds | June 8, 2018

<i>Looking for a previous edition? Check out the archives</i><i>I do believe that if you haven’t learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness. Nana</i> …

How to Stay Focused When Working at a Coworking Space

Coworking spaces offer a wide range of benefits for its members. Networking within the facility opens new doors, collaborating with other people …

Why the gender wage gap is persistent for freelancers, too

Women freelancers charge lower rates, and are more likely to get paid late. We explore why the independent workforce hasn’t reached parity.<p>The freelance and gig economy was supposed to create a level playing field free from traditional biases and discrimination, but that’s not how things are …

Gender