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Month: December 2019

Find the Best Remote Job Sites

Use our curated list of Remote Job Boards and Freelance Marketplaces to find remote jobs that offer you the freedom to work from home or anywhere in the world. Featured Screens and lists thousands of jobs with some form of flexibility, including fully remote roles. Paid subscription required to gain full access to the job…

VR could help transform remote work

It could get workers ‘into the office’ while remaining in the comfort of their homes By Lisa Froelings Computerworld | Thinkstock “); }); try { $(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({ threshold : 0, // You can set threshold on how close to the edge ad should come before it is loaded. Default is 0 (when it is visible). forceLoad…

7 2018 Remote Work Statistics

While the figures vary from source to source, nearly 50% of American workers now do their jobs remotely at least some of the time, with employees who spend three to four days off-site reporting the highest workplace engagement. Remote work isn’t some wave of the future – it’s here and now. Here are seven statistics…

The best ways to get great cell phone coverage when you’re living that van life

<p><em><strong>A guest post written by Triona Giblin, from <a href="https://www.repeaterstore.com/" target="_blank">Repeater Store</a>.</strong></em></p> <hr /> <p>If you’ve taken the plunge into full or part-time van living, or if you’re just considering it, chances are a big concern is keeping in touch on the road. A reliable connection is a must for remote working. Even if you’re…

5 biggest challenges remote workers face with solutions

Remote working, telecommuting, flexible working – thanks to the wonders of technology, we’re increasingly finding new ways to get the job done. We can shape our own work experiences. We can cut out the nightmare commute and work intuitively to our own rhythm, energy levels and timetables. Apparently, we really can have it all –…

6 Strategies to Motivate Your Remote Team

<p><em><strong>A guest post written by Kevin Gardner.</p> <hr /> <p>There will come a time when the employees on your remote team are not hitting goals, doing the very minimum of their work, or completely distracting themselves. If this is going on longer than a month, something has to be done because your business will start…

7 ways to use brainstorming to keep your remote team engaged

<p><em><strong>A guest post written by <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/monicaborrell/" target="_blank">Monica Borrell</a>, CEO and founder of <a href="https://cardsmith.co/" target="_blank">Cardsmith</a> – a brainstorming and project management tool for remote teams.</strong></em></p> <hr /> <p>Brainstorming with your team can improve motivation and increase the cohesiveness of your team. A common issue with having remote teams is the disconnect and feeling like…

How to Create Remote Watercooler Moments

<p><em><strong>A guest post written by Luke Petit from <a href="https://www.remote-how.com/?ref=workfrom" target="_blank">Remote-How</a>.</strong></em></p> <hr /> <p>When working in an office environment, the watercooler can often act as a focal point for informal chats between colleagues. Plans for the weekend, sport or the weather all help provide some relaxation and bonding time during a busy day. The benefits…