Remote Working

Survey: Remote workers report increased productivity

Fifty percent of the U.S. workforce will soon be working remotely, Forbes reported recently.<p>Since employers strive to achieve specific goals and …

The Workplace

Working Remotely: Does It Make A Difference?

shy_kurji / PixabayOne of the most popular benefits employees search for within a company right now is the ability to work remotely. Luckily, it’s …

The Workplace

3 Reasons remote work is the best for so many

Working remotely isn’t for everyone and it certainly how its downsides. But, for many Americans and digital nomads all over the world, it’s the key …

Commuting

Verma Media’s Chief Brand Officer Thinks Cannabis is the Next ‘Holy Grail’ in Tech

It’s raining start-ups--and Verma Media isn’t hiding indoors.<p>With cross-border limitations crumbling, blockchain technology has ushered in the golden …

Cannabis

Distributed teams are rewriting the rules of office(less) politics

When we think about designing our dream home, we don’t think of having a thousand roommates in the same room with no doors or walls. Yet in today’s workplace where we spend most of our day, the purveyors of corporate office design insist that tearing down walls and bringing more people closer …

Business

Startup Wrestles With GE, Oracle And Microsoft In $25B Service Dispatch Market

What happens when a startup that does one thing competes with giant companies for whom that thing is a tiny fraction of their entire business?<p>The answer depends on whether customers see the startup’s product as vastly superior to the ones offered by the giant companies. If that’s the case, then the …

Customer Service

When Employees Leave: Make Sure Trade Secrets Are Protected

​<p><i>This is the second in a three-part series of articles on what to do when employees leave the business. This article explores how employers can</i> …

Employment

How to Engage Remote Workers During Routine Meetings | The Drum

Employees both enjoy and dread routine meetings. They get important information and updates to move projects forward and stay current with company …

Google Hangout

Creating a Home Office to Maximize Productivity

<i>Clutter Free photo by Ylanite Koppens from Pexels</i><p>The overwhelming majority of freelancers work from home – and when you do, it can be really …

Productivity

Use These 3 Office Games to Keep Employees Motivated and Productive

Adding gaming technology to the workplace can improve productivity and morale.<p>Want your business to run better? Let your workers play more video games.<p>Game playing in the corporate world is not a new concept. Silicon Valley long ago began the trend of playful work environments for hard-working …

Money

Digital Nomads Are Growing Up: Anywhere Workers Define The Future Of The Workforce

Free-Photos / Pixabay<p>Digital nomads aren’t just the hippies of 2018. They are actually redefining what it means to be in the workforce.<p>The term …

Digital Nomads

These Co-Founders Have an Amazing Method for Working Together in Different States

If your cofounder is the perfect fit, making a long-distance relationship work is totally worth it.<p>You've heard that business is global now, right? But surely there are limits...you can have remote workers for a while, for example, but how in the world would it work logistically if members of your …

Money

Commentary: This online tool can strengthen military spouse advocacy ... and help land a job

<i>Editor’s note: The following is an opinion piece. The writer is not employed by Military Times and the views expressed here do not necessarily</i> …

Military

To succeed, edtech companies must listen to teachers

Technology can revolutionise teaching – but only if its creators integrate learning or pedagogy, and consult with teachers first

Education Technology

A 43North winner shifting from Buffalo to Toronto - Buffalo - Buffalo Business First

By Dan Miner <br>– Reporter, Buffalo Business First<p>Aug 17, 2018, 12:32pm EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 17, 2018, 1:24pm EDT<p>One of 43North's success stories has mostly …

Buffalo

10 of the highest paying work-from-home jobs available

According to FlexJobs data, the average telecommuter is at least 46 years old and makes a higher salary than someone working in an office.<p>Working …

Work from Home

How to Make Remote Workers Happier

Heather Doshay explains how a simple project helped build empathy and equalize engagement between remote employees and onsite staff.

Employment

The future of work in the age of digital transformation

The last few years have seen dramatic changes to the way we work, with new research from flexible working experts Timewise suggesting that nearly …

The Workplace

Samsung DeX Sparks a Productivity Revolution on the Galaxy Tab S4

In a world dominated by spontaneous team meetings and weekend business travel, it is vital for companies to help employees detach from the desk and …

Samsung Galaxy

“A boring office on a tropical island?” Why SMBs would rather WFH

Small and Medium Business<p>Hema Marshall - August 16, 2018 9:11 am<p>Do you ever find yourself sitting in the office, daydreaming of being on a distant tropical island? We’re talking azure skies, palm trees, risky falling coconuts…the whole shebang.<p>What if it was a choice between working in a tropical …

Living Rooms

5 travel podcasts you should be listening to right now

<b>PODCASTS have taken the world by storm with people listening to episodes of their favorite show anywhere and everywhere.</b>These compact audio files …

Asia Travel

Forced out by wildfires, evacuees frustrated by rules preventing return to rescue pets, valuables

Some people forced out of their homes by wildfires in northern B.C. are frustrated they aren't being allowed to rescue pets and personal belongings …

Canadian News

Vuzix Expands M300 Smart Glasses See-What-I-See Application Offerings for the Connected Field Worker

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Vuzix® Corporation (NASDAQ: VUZI), ("Vuzix" or, the "Company"), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, …

Augmented Reality

Is Working Remotely Bad for Your Health?

Imagine rolling out of bed in the morning and, rather than racing to get out the door and into morning traffic, you could go for a run or make …

High Blood Pressure

Work From Home Jobs Are Plentiful In Houston

Not every job needs you in the office or requires a commute. Check out the work from home jobs in Houston this week.<p>HOUSTON, TX -- Working from home …

Customer Service

Walmart's selling an all-aluminum Chromebook with a comfy keyboard for just $220

If you’re not considering a Chromebook when you're shopping for a notebook, you’re doing it wrong. Google's low-cost laptops are typically light, fast, secure, and have almost everything you need for remote work <i>a.k.a.</i> the Internet. Today, you can get in on the action for a great price. Walmart is …

Consumer Tech

Remote Work Digital Nomads Study 2018 - The Anywhere Workers

A study by<p>Anywhere Workers<p>Watch video<p>There’s a new generation of workers who won’t be tied to any one place. They can’t be restricted by the confines …

Web Design

Why everyone should work from home

Boost productivity & employee retention: Have everyone work from home<p>New studies show that freeing workers from set office locations and hours can …

Employment

Seasoned Chef Jason Fullilove Opens a New All Day Cafe in South LA

As of today, the historic View Park-Windsor Hill neighborhood has a new daytime cafe. Barbara Jean and chef Jason Fullilove, and Parlor owners Ajay Relan and Yonnie Hagos opened <b>Hilltop Coffee + Kitchen</b><b>, and the trio</b> wants to be more than just another breakfast and lunch spot. The partners are …

Culver City

Zscaler’s Zero Trust security framework wins U.S. government approval

With remote workers increasingly using cloud networks to access sensitive data, organizations are embracing new security models to ensure that data …

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