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Culture

Why the Future of Workplace Design Looks Like Your College Campus

By | Sep 19, 2017 at 9:20 am

Miss your college campus, when a trip across the quad would occasionally take 45 minutes because you just couldn’t stop talking to every friend and professor you met? Apparently, your next employer might miss that in-person interaction, too. Today, over 80 percent of modern…

Digital nomad

NYC

Almost a Fifth of Freelance Pros Will Make Six Figures or More This Year

By | Sep 15, 2017 at 10:50 am

New stats from LinkedIn ProFinder — a service connecting white collar freelance professionals with individuals and small businesses — have revealed the numbers behind the top freelancer pros’ revenues. For almost 20 percent of those in LinkedIn’s program, freelance work is definitely rewarding: That’s…

Remote work

How to Maximize Productivity With Your Remote Workforce

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Businesses have more freedom to source the very best workers today, rather than simply hiring candidates from their local talent pool. The proliferation of online project-management tools, file-sharing software, and various communication platforms make remote working far easier than ever. Last year, 43 percent…

Digital nomad

The Pros and Cons of Remote Working

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 11:30 am

With many people embracing remote working and supporting the freelance economy, companies need to weight the pros and cons of having people in and out of an office setting and figure out what works best for their operations. Remote jobs may be convenient and…

Remote work

The 2017 Guide to Remote Work

By | Sep 2, 2017 at 8:05 am

In May 2012, just 14 percent of the global workforce benefited from remote work. Today, that number is at nearly two thirds. Remote work, the gig economy, and freelancers are all on the rise. In a recent international survey of 25,000 workers, 32 percent…

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How Your Company Can Transition to a Mobile Workforce

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 6:30 pm

When the light bulb was invented and the infrastructure for indoor electrical lighting and power spread, it changed the way we worked and lived. Buildings became taller and the electricity that powers elevators made getting to the top floors easy. Working at night became…

Productivity

7 Quick Ways to Boost Productivity at Work

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 8:30 am

When building a business from the ground up, your team is everything. They’re the people responsible for making your vision a reality. They’re the relationship managers who preserve your deals, the accountants who make sure your business remains profitable, and the producers who keep…

Gear & Gadgets

Telecommuting Gadgets to Make You More Efficient

By | Aug 14, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Telecommuting has many benefits such as skipping rush hour traffic and the option to wear slippers all day, though it can be a real drag on your productivity if your “home office” is limited to just a laptop and your favorite reading chair. As…

Remote work

5 Advantages to Starting a Business Without an Office

By | Aug 7, 2017 at 8:30 am

Our professional world is changing. Thanks to the onset of new communications and organization technologies, and a little help from a millennial generation with different values than their predecessors, traditional tenets of office environments are starting to either change or disappear. Offices are becoming…

Entrepreneur

San Francisco

3 Entrepreneurs on the Value of Work Life Balance

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Work life balance is a controversial concept. This is in part because combining work and leisure can result in the blurring of the line that separates both. Does it mean extending a business trip to sneak in personal time? Or does it mean accommodating…

Jobs

20 Cities You Want to Move to for Work This Year

By | Jul 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

Moving for a job used to be a huge decision. Between finding a new house, figuring out your commute, and deciphering the new television stations, relocation used to be a terrible ordeal. But now, primarily thanks to the internet, the burden has been lifted,…

Communication

3 Examples of Tech That Changed Business Communication Forever

By | Jul 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Communication is constantly evolving. Innovative ideas and new products have made the way we convey ideas to each other faster, more convenient, and more practical. While some cultures in the world are still able to communicate distances of five kilometers or more by whistling, the…

Coworking spaces

3 Ways WeWork Is Committed to Social Good

By | Jun 22, 2017 at 11:40 am

As the only coworking company valued at over $17 billion, WeWork has had an undeniable impact on the startup world. By providing coworking spaces to thousands of budding entrepreneurs, aspiring innovators, and burgeoning startups, they have made the physical office an outdated model for newer…

Culture

How to Build a Flexible Remote Culture for Your Startup

By | Jun 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Startups make the headlines not only for their innovative ideas but also for their culture. They receive awards on top of having achieved key performance indicators: happy and productive employees, a collaborative environment, and fluid communication. On the flip side, companies can get a lot…

Digital nomad

6 Best Online Resources for Digital Nomads

By | Jun 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The digital nomad lifestyle is spreading all over the world. The list of cities chosen for this type of location-independent life is steadily increasing. While it’s complicated to quantify the number of people joining this travel-while-working lifestyle, it seems clear that more and more…

Coworking spaces

5 Myths of Coworking That Are Stopping You From Being Productive

By | May 23, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Coworking has become the new norm for burgeoning companies. With new spaces opening up everyday and established spaces expanding like it’s going out of style, the revolution is in full force. And with remote work becoming a popular perk, there is no sign of slowing down….

Security

DIY Security Tips You Need to Know for Your Home Office

By | May 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

If you’re running a home-based business, much of your venture’s security lies on your shoulders. For example, childproofing your work area is essential for the protection of your important business data. You’re also in charge of comparing, purchasing, and installing software that can prevent hackers…