Tag Archives: remote working
The coronavirus pandemic has created the perfect opportunity for employers to rethink how they support parents. While paid parental leave is a good start, working parents need more than that, they need ongoing support from their employers.
September 17, 2021
How is a remote worker different from digital nomad? Or it is just a trendier way of saying the same thing? In this article, digital nomad Andy Stofferis explains the pros and cons of working with digital nomads and how to make long-distance collaboration work.
March 31, 2021
Brie Reynolds from FlexJobs chats about remote work best practices–from hiring to onboarding–how remote work has evolved over the past 14 years, and what skills are needed to thrive in remote jobs.
March 26, 2021
One workplace operator recommends following the “30% rule” as companies start bringing workers back to the office. Surveying employees every 30 days, bringing in 30% of people, and waiting for 30% of staff to be vaccinated are just some of its suggested rules.
March 22, 2021
In his new book, author John O’Duinn provides guidance on how to successfully transition from the Information Age to the Distributed Age. The ultimate takeaway is to be hyper focused on organization and operations, and take relentless baby steps.
February 8, 2021
A new report highlights the business benefits of flexible and remote work, which includes billions of dollars in cost savings. This comes from five key areas: improved productivity, real estate cost savings, reduced absenteeism, better business continuity, and reduced staff turnover.
February 5, 2021
As a result of the ongoing pandemic, there is a growing segment of location-independent remote workers who are relocating. From Barbados to the Canary Islands, here’s what governments around the world are doing to attract these remote workers.
January 19, 2021
Standard Chartered recently announced an agreement with IWG to allow the bank’s 95,000 staff the freedom to work from any of IWG’s 3,500 worldwide locations. Jonathan Price explores the magnitude of this deal, and whether it could be a harbinger of great things to come for the flexible space industry.
January 18, 2021
The Pantone 2021 color combination is “practical and rock solid but at the same time warming and optimistic,” and can be used throughout your office or home workspace to keep it looking fresh and on trend, without a complete design overhaul.
December 29, 2020
Trust is the foundation on which the hybrid work experience will be built. But surveillance tech for remote employees, such as Microsoft’s new Productivity Score, could create a culture of mistrust. Tech writer Gemma Church explores whether ‘snooping’ software is a disaster in the making.
December 18, 2020
If you can’t get together this Christmas, you can still get online. There are a number of activities you can do to get in the festive spirit. Here are 8 of them, ranging from cocktail making to charity donations.
December 14, 2020
Remote work is firmly established as the norm. But many employers are not ready to deal with the legal implications of switching to an all-remote or hybrid model. In this Q&A, Carlos Escutia of GroWrk discusses WFH compliance and why flexibility over the location of their work — be it home, a satellite office or a coworking space — is essential in our new normal.
December 11, 2020