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Why Agile Work Cultures Are So Important To Millennials

It’s no secret that millennials are having a profound effect on the modern workplace. In the next few years, millennials will cumulatively represent about half the workforce, and the generation is already making major strides in changing how major companies function and view the world. Millennials catch both praise and criticism from baby boomers and Gen...

The keys to a successful remote work strategy

Remote work can be a win-win opportunity for employers and employees alike. The benefits to your employee engagement, retention and morale, as well as your ability to expand your talent pool and attract and hire stronger candidates, are all well known. But remote work offers unique challenges that companies must address to make the most of their remote work strategies....

These 4 Online Jobs Will Let You Work From Home. Here’s How to Apply

Well, you’re here right now, so I’m operating under the impression that one of the following assumptions must be true: A. You’re casually looking for a work-from-home job. B. You’re desperately searching for a work-from-home job. C. You’re reading this because you’re trying to distract yourself from cubicle life, and, therefore, you’re a person who should be...

5 Ways to Make Employees More Effective

Businesses are only as strong as the people they employ. To succeed, you must set up your employees to succeed. One compliments the other. In cultivating productive and effective employees, you might create the perfect situation for capitalizing on their accomplishments. You can use several techniques to improve their productivity and make them more effective....

4 Tips for Managing Remote Employees

Back when I worked for an online marketing company, I was tasked with managing a content team. And though I started out with only a couple of employees under me, within half a year’s time, I found myself managing a team of six. There was just one hiccup: Four out of my six employees were...

Will ‘Work From Home Wednesdays’ Make Your Employees More Productive? With Parameters, Yes!

Countless studies have been done to prove or disprove just how efficient employees are if they are in the office or working remote. I like to think there is a fine balance between the two. Most professions can benefit from a blend of both an office-based and remote workforce. There are separate challenges and benefits to...

5 things to know if you’re thinking of creating your own app

Louise Broni-Mensah, CEO and founder of Shoobs, tell us how she built her own nightlife app. In partnership with University of Salford As part of our #LifeHacks campaign for young creatives, NME and University of Salford hosted a special Facebook and Twitter live panel on Friday (October 13) featuring three people who are pursuing new and exciting...

5 Ways to Land a Telecommuting Job

Telecommuting jobs are increasingly common. Working from home is up 115 percent since 2005 among the non-self-employed population. This is no surprise: U.S. workers want flexible arrangements. Many working parents would even choose it over a higher salary. So, if you’re one of the millions of Americans who would love to land a telecommuting job, read on. There...

Telecommuting Best Practices

There’s a difference between working from home when you’re a freelancer and working from home as an employee. Generally speaking, the phrase “telecommuting” refers to the latter. In my career I have experienced both. Although there are some differences between the two, many of the best practices are applicable to both. Not everyone works well...

The Latest Workforce Policies Regarding Freelancers—What You Should Know

In the U.S., the 21st century workforce is largely self-employed. Freelancers make up over one-third of the workforce—that’s over 55 million Americans. And each year, companies rely more on these independent contractors (ICs) to get critical work done, increase efficiencies, and remain competitive. Show More Summary

What will my office look like in the future of work?

Many are pondering the stability of their jobs and how AI will affect their day-to-day work. But what about the office in which you will work? The future of work is full of new prospects and jobs that we’ve only begun to start finding our feet with. When we think of the speed at which...

Managing remote workforce: difficult, but not impossible

Creating a roadmap and strategy to manage your remote workforce is important for the company to keep its goals in sight. Virtual teams are the backbone of the global economy today. According to research done by Global Workplace Analytics, about 20–25 percent of the workforce works remotely at some point in time. Organisations have realised...

Managing a Remote Business Around the World

You see people sharing pictures on the beaches of Bali, climbing Machu Picchu, gallivanting across the Swiss Alps, or managing their remote business from their smartphones and you can’t stop thinking about how they do it? How are these people able to do all these super cool things and still be able to work for...

THE PROS AND CONS OF A REMOTE WORKFORCE

Some of your employees want to be part of the remote workforce. Here are some things to consider. Half of all workers will be working remotely by 2020. Working from home has become more common and in fact, the 2017 State of Telecommuting in the U.S. Employee Workforce Report reported that the remote workforce has...

The rise of remote workforces: How can it benefit your business?

EACH year, an increasing number of companies are choosing to leave the office life behind in favour of a more distributed work environment, with employees given the opportunity to work remotely from home. According to a Gallup survey, 43 percent of employed Americans now spend at least some portion of their time working remotely every week....

Weekly Top Ten: tips for increasing employee productivity

Disengaged employees can lead to low productivity and high turnover. There are many ways to inspire and energize employees to reach their full potential. Follow these tips to create a “productivity powerhouse” in your business. 1. Recruit...Show More Summary

Why some people find it so hard to manage their time when working from home – and what to do about it

More people than ever now work from home for part or all of the week. Such flexibility can seem a good idea, but many people find it difficult to manage their time. Working from home in isolation can also prevent people from engaging in the daily interpersonal relationships that working life can offer – and which can...

6 Simple Time Management Techniques for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Time is an entrepreneur’s most valuable asset. People that start new ventures face many questions and challenges. When should I hire on help? Should I learn how to code and create my own website? As you try to find solutions to these problems, you’ll probably turn to friends, advisers and mentors for advice. All of...

Asana’s Co-Founder on Cutting Out Useless Meetings, Emails

On this episode of Fast Forward, I spoke with Justin Rosenstein, co-founder and head of product for Asana, a PCMag Editors’ Choice for productivity software. Put simply, Asana is an app that makes people work together better. It is also what PCMag uses to manage our editorial workflows. We spoke about personal productivity, team communication, and the...

Remote Work Digest: October 13, 2017

The latest on all kinds of information, news, and resources that help you make working remotely better. 5 Key Practice Of Successful Remote Work Teams | Daniel Newman, Forbes.com Nowadays — as more people continue to work remotely — leaders must find new ways to unite employees who are spending an increasing amount of time...

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