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4 Problems With Working Remotely and How to Fix Them

By | Nov 11, 2017 at 10:30 am

Working remotely has become the hottest new trends in the business world today. Whether your a new startup or an established corporation, having employees work from home is cost effective, promotes work life balance, and is overall just a really great idea. However, there…

Culture

Denver

Why Result-Oriented Teams Are Happier

By | Nov 8, 2017 at 6:30 pm

One of the biggest challenges faced by current business organizations is building teams and retaining the talents within while maintaining measurable results. The way employees work has changed drastically over the years. People no longer appreciate a highly corporate or regulated environment. Employees want flexible…

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4 Things Remote Employees Miss Most About Working in an Office

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 10:50 am

Working remotely is a dream come true. Between the inherent work-life balance that comes along with it and the freedom to work how you want every single day, this increasingly popular business trend has productivity up and employee costs down for companies that sign…

Jobs

Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs You Can Do From Home

By | Oct 27, 2017 at 10:50 am

A full 98 percent of remote workers self-report that working from home enhances their productivity. Meanwhile, one study has found that only seven percent of workers function best in a typical nine-to-five office environment. And workers are responding to the facts: Nearly two thirds of…

Productivity

This Freelancer Tool Will Make Your Admin Tasks Suck Less

By | Oct 18, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The gig economy is expected to earn and estimated $1 trillion in 2016, and by 2020 between 43 to 50 percent of the economy could be freelancers, according to various reports. What that means for you is that if you are already your own…

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Jobs

36 Percent of the U.S. Workforce Freelanced in the Last Year. Here’s Why That Matters.

By | Oct 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

The most comprehensive study of the independent workforce just landed for the year, bringing with it a couple of important data points about the continued rise of freelancing in the U.S. Not only are 36 percent of the U.S. workforce clocking freelance hours, but…

Dev & Design

How Your Undermanned Startup Could Outsource Development

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 7:15 am

Outsourcing has become a common practice for undermanned startups. By arranging contractual work with service providers across the globe, new companies are able to pursue growth opportunities more cost-effectively. Along with customer service, app development, and clerical work, web development is one of the…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…