Remote Working

How to Become a Talent Magnet

Here are some steps that you can take to attract and retain the best talent on the planet<p>The combination of a highly mobile workforce and the adoption of clever alternative and remote working arrangements by many of the world's best companies makes the battle for talent tremendously intense. Sure, …

Leadership

Stories of Scale: Standing out in SaaS with custom tracking metrics

<b>Stories of Scale</b> <i>is a content series we’re doing with startup participants from our conference in a partnership with EQT Ventures, sharing growth stories and lessons from industry insiders centered around 4 pillars: technology, business, human optimization, and communication.</i><p>During our TNW …

SaaS

Five Tips For Setting Up The Ideal Home Office

As more people turn to freelance work and self-employment, the home office is fast becoming the new norm. Working from home welcomes the luxury of …

Home Offices

Identifying the Missing Link in Remote Working Strategies

IBM announced it was ending remote working for US employees in February. At the time some speculated it was just thinly veiled layoffs in disguise. …

The Workplace

6 Roles That Can’t Be Performed Remotely

Free-Photos / PixabayRemote work is all the craze right now, and for good reason. It’s a no-brainer way for your company to save money on overhead, …

The Workplace

How Working Remotely Increases Your Work Productivity » Gadget Flow

Running a company with a nearly 100% remote workforce is not easy. However, statistics show that nearly half of the world’s employed population will …

Productivity

The benefits of working remotely

Putting people in the creative industries to work in an office, during set hours, has never felt right. Why don't more full-time employed creatives …

The Workplace

All You Need to Know About Working at Home With Aetna

Industry:<p>Insurance, Healthcare<p>Company Description:<p>Among Fortune’s Top 500 Global companies, this health care giant, based in Hartford, CT, employs …

The Workplace

Home Office Productivity: What You Need to Know Today [Infographic]

Considering the ever growing amount of workers who decided to ditch conventional 9-to-5 office work to venture into the entrepreneurial approach or …

Productivity

Not even remotely possible

Down with the tyranny of geography. Down with commuting, “the daily activity most injurious to human happiness.” Down with allegedly “collaborative” open floor plans built such that “high-level executives […] are exempt from this collaborative environment.” Up with more time, greater flexibility, …

The Workplace

METI to launch monthly 'Telework Day' to promote flexible working environments

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is considering giving all employees the option of telecommuting once a month, in light of last month’s …

The Workplace

Millennials Moving Abroad Has Gone Up By 60% Since Brexit

The numbers have gone up by 60%<p>Now, we’re not saying this necessarily has anything to do with Brexit (sigh) but the past year has seen a 60% increase …

Brexit

Design Sprinting While Remote Working

One of my favorite designers who speak to the importance of craft in design is my Automattic colleague, Kjell Reigstad. He recently shared an …

remote

The Joyful, Clutter-Free Home: Office

Whether you work from home part time (or full time), or use your home office for keeping track of household accounts, this space is likely to be a …

Productivity

12 useful apps for remote working

<i>This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think</i> …

Collaboration

Stormboard Can Help Your Company Grow By Facilitating Remote Work - Stormboard Blog

By Lindsay Shapka<p>Can remote work help your company grow and make your employees more productive?<p>According to an article on CNET, a report put out by …

The Workplace

Why a shift toward remote work could help solve tech's gender gap

Women make up 42% of the leadership at remote companies, compared to 14% of Fortune 500 companies. Here's how remote work can benefit men and women …

The Workplace

Remote Work and Traveling - How It Goes Hand in Hand » Gadget Flow

For most people, being able to work remotely feels like a super power within itself. As long as you have an internet connection, you can stand on any …

Travel

The 10 Best Resources for Finding a Work-from-Home Job

Make sure to check these websites before your next job search.<p>Working from home can be a dream setup for working moms thanks to the flexibility it …

Lifestyle

Working Remotely, Part 1

I found that this post on Twitter had an unusual level of pickup and debate:<p>“We found 13% improvement in performance from people working at home.” …

The Workplace

8 ways of using collaborative tools to effectively manage remote teams

<b>The remote workforce is growing exponentially. Corporate global companies and first year startups are all turning to remote teams to get the job …

Google Docs

How to Support Remote Work by Removing Unconscious Bias

The Technical Leader’s Guide<p>Remote work is evolving from a luxury to an expectation, especially among technical employees.<p>For example, the number of …

The Workplace

Why remote working succeeds at some companies and not others

Marilu Arce loves her job, but for a time she considered leaving.<p>The commute from her Mokena home to her downtown office, nearly two hours each way, meant her daughters couldn't enroll in after-school activities because she couldn't get home in time to take them.<p>Then her employer adopted a policy …

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Industry Insight: Integration Empowers Shift Planning

Thanks to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and automation, employee scheduling and shift planning has become easier than ever. Managers no longer need to stare at empty spreadsheets, wondering where to copy and paste employee names to schedule work shifts. Fortunately, shift automation has given …

How to manage remote workers: 5 tips

Work from home policies and remote companies are becoming more common in the tech industry. Here's how to successfully navigate the new office …

The Workplace

How It Feels to Work Remotely for a Lifetime

Remote working became quite a popular trend for the past couple of years. In fact, terms such as “digital nomads,” “telecommute,” and “work from …

The Workplace

The rise and fall of working from home

Last year, Richard Laermer decided to let his employees work from home on a regular basis. “We hire adults, they shouldn’t be tied to the office five days a week,” said Laermer, who owns a New York-based public relations firm. “I always assumed that you can get your work done anywhere, as long as …

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How to Determine if Candidates Will Thrive in a Remote Work Environment

I’ve made stellar hires who have propelled my company’s success. I’ve also made some bad hiring decisions. In the last decade, our bad hires have …

The Workplace

The 5 Ways We Build Trust on a Fully Remote Team and Why It’s So Valuable

“How do you know that people are actually working if you’re all at home?”This is a question many of us get asked at Buffer. We’re a fully remote in …

Leadership

4 books about remote work that every tech leader should read

Bynder named August 4 Global Work Remote Day. Here are four tech leaders' books that will help you start the conversation about remote work tools, …

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