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Blog Post Archive

Is Remote Working Healthier?

It’s no secret at this point that remote working has been reported as being more productive than taking a typical, in-office position… but what about health? Is remote working healthier? It’s the latest debate on the table, and we’ve got a few thoughts about it. While new stats are coming in every day, there are quite a...

5 Successful Startups that Don’t Have Open Plan Offices

Study after study has shown that workers hate open plan offices, due to the lack of privacy, noise pollution, visual pollution and constant distraction of people having informal meetings or yakking on their phones. The truth is that workers–especially creatives–are more productive when they have private offices, either at a facility or remotely by working at home.

6 Roles That Can’t Be Performed Remotely

Remote work is all the craze right now, and for good reason. It’s a no-brainer way for your company to save money on overhead, and it’s a way for employees to save money by avoiding relocation or long commutes. For many roles within your company, hiring remotely is a great way to go. We live...

How to Run a Remote Startup Across Time Zones

It wasn’t long ago that office life was simply a part of every day life. A person with a “real job” made the daily commute to the office, like it or not. They chatted around the water cooler, and then wasted much of the day dodging the boss and avoiding nosy colleagues. Times have changed,...

20 Google Docs Hacks, Tips and Tricks You Need In Your Life

Use these 20 awesome Google Docs tips and tricks to seriously up your productivity game in 2017 For decades Microsoft Word was the default go-to word processor for nearly everyone from students to professionals. And for many types of documents it’s still the best option, but in recent years there’s been a glut of contenders...

7 Habits to Help You Supercharge Your Productivity

Most articles that are published about productive everyday habits only offer generic bits of advice like ‘get more organized,’ ‘go beyond yourself,’or ‘respect others.’ Although we know these are important, most of these articles don’t offer any examples or doable tricks on how to do these things. They also fail to provide basic, applicable tips that we can apply...

It’s 2017: Do You Know Where Your Telecommuting Security Policy Is?

The idea of working remotely is nothing new — businesses have increasingly allowed employees to telecommute over the last two decades, with some companies even going so far as to hire entire teams of remote workers. According to a recent New York Times report, more than 40 percent of employees work from home at least part- time,...

Save Money and Boost Productivity by Upgrading Your Technology

Small business budgets are tight, especially where IT is concerned. But technology upgrades can pay for themselves quickly by improving IT performance and enabling employees to accomplish more in less time. It may be time to focus on your IT assets to ensure they run smoothly and efficiently.

4 Dynamic Ways to Endorse Health and Wellness at Work

On any given week, most Americans spend nearly half of their waking hours working, toiling away more hours than almost any other population in the industrialized world. Technology has also made our work inescapable, ubiquitously shadowing us at any almost any time of day. Our time is often so jam-packed and relentlessly plugged in, that...

Time Management: Master Your Time, Master Your Life

There’s this huge lie we tell ourselves that “we don’t have enough time”. There is some truth to do that because eventually one day we won’t have any more time, but right now (right this moment) we have time. There are 24 hours in a day, if you can’t make the most of those hours...

Finding balance between work and home

Women (and to be fair, men too) have struggled for decades with finding the balance between work and home. When working a full-time job, managing to fit everything else in can be a struggle. Kristi Bailey, the director of communications for the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce, said setting priorities is the most important thing when trying...

How Remote Work Helped One Mom Keep Her Career

The Van Wyck Expressway in Queens, New York. The Santa Monica Freeway in Los Angeles, California. The I-90 in Chicago, Illinois. No matter what city you live in, you can probably mention at least one bottleneck that makes commuting (particularly to and from the office) a living nightmare. And when you’re trying to get home...

The Future Of Age-In-Place, IoT, And Remote Technology

From an innocent bystander’s perspective, it might seem like Americans are spending more and more time at home. For people who telecommute, aging seniors, or freelance entrepreneurs, home base is fast-becoming synonymous with the office. Part of the reason for this is all the recent advancements in technology that allow teams to engage in virtual...

3 REMOTE JOBS PERFECT FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

As someone who has recently begun the juggling act, I can vouch that it is possible to be a full-time college student and work a remote job. Remote jobs allow schedule flexibility and also present the opportunity to work in comfortable, familiar settings, thus eliminating the pesky need to leave the comforts of home and...

Productivity Tips from Inside Upwork

Mark your calendar for a live Productivity Week Twitter chat with guest host CMO Dave King from Asana tomorrow, Aug. 17, at 10:30 a.m. PT. We will be using the hashtag #UpworkChat. We consider ourselves productivity experts at Upwork, connecting clients and freelancers quickly and easily to get more work done every day. But it doesn’t stop...

12 Time Management Tips That Will Boost Your Productivity

“Time is of the essence,” particularly when it comes to running your business. Whether you’re building your stunning website, or starting an exciting project offline, this blog post is for you. Time management is all about making the most efficient use of your time and working smarter, not harder. It requires planning, patience and lots of...

Finding Time for Business When You Work Remotely

The idea of waking up, choosing your own working hours, setting your own rate of pay, and having the option to travel is like the ultimate dream. The millennials were the first generation to be able to make a living online on a wide scale. In fact, nowadays some of the biggest companies in the world—particularly those...

Reasons Why Engineering Companies Should Offer Remote Work

Ah yes, remote work. For the employee, it’s a blessing, but for the employer, it’s risky. Who would want to risk conflicting schedules and time zones, unreliable communication, and employees potentially slacking off in the comfort of their home. However, the team behind HappyFunCorp, a software developing company founded 7 years ago, beg to differ....

How Time Tracking Became Normal (And How Millennials Should Respond)

Time tracking systems are now somewhat normal for businesses to implement. They’re used to keep employees on task, measure productivity, and use big data to make smarter company decisions, but not everybody likes the idea of being tracked, and there are some downsides to the system. So how did we get to this place? Why is...

6 Time Management Tips For Those Who Are Sick Of Calendaring

During the last few weekends, I tried planning my week in great detail. I would give myself two five-minute breaks per day, and one hour for eating at the desk lunch. I gave myself no breaks between client meetings. Finally, I made plans to work on major projects from 8 p.m to 1 a.m. But at the...

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