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Working From Home or Freelancing in Beijing: 6 Tips to Create a Stress-Free Home Office

While working from home may sound like the dream, there’s also the constant temptation to work out of bed instead and swap your laptop for your DVD collection, well, just after you finish those random chores. Judging by the amount of laptop warriors spotted around town, many Beijingers do decide to live the freelance or work-from-home lifestyle. From past...

How to Stay on Top of Your Game When Working From Home

Whether you’re sick, have car trouble, or just became a full-time remote employee, you may find yourself working from home some day. But while simply plopping down on the couch or kitchen table with a laptop might seem like a good idea, a lack of structure could seriously cramp your productivity, or, could even stress...

6 Daily Life Hacks Entrepreneurs Can Try to Overcome Stress

It’s no secret that life as an entrepreneur is stressful, but you might actually be hindering your success by letting those stressful demands get the best of you. That’s why we asked six entrepreneurs from FounderSociety the following question: Q. What’s one daily life hack you use every day to deal with the stressful demands...

Publishers can pop the toxic media bubble by embracing remote workers

Stop me if you have heard this one before: American media has a problem, and it is only getting worse. But what if I told you that the media industry also has the solution and refuses to use it? A report Politico released this week found that the “media bubble” is not just real—it’s expanding. An...

vulnerabiltiy Software Vulnerabilities Kill Vendors’ Productivity, Too

Last December we found out about a new vulnerability in Netgear routers. This is yet another occurrence in a long list of mishaps that can allow attackers to take over networking and security equipment and as a result gain a foothold in our networks and compromise business or personal information. Vulnerabilities have always been part...

This company with a Utah office has 100 work-from-home positions available

Utahns interested in working from home may want to apply at Cigna, which recently announced it has more than 100 work-from-home jobs available, according to Time Money. The health insurance company, which has an office in West Jordan, said that as of April 21 the available positions assist customers with medical, dental and vision plans....

Will Remote Work Kill the Corporate Office?

One of the great promises of modern technology is the idea that workers do not need to be physically tethered to their workplace. Whether working from home or dotting around the country or planet on different assignments, the capabilities now exist to ensure that many people would rarely need to set foot in a corporate...

A Billion-Dollar Virtual Team

After Marissa Mayer summoned Yahoo’s workforce back to the office in 2013, flexible and remote work trends took a major hit. Thought leaders questioned whether or not remote work could really produce the kinds of results that companies need to stay competitive. But Harbor City Capital is bucking that belief by deliberately building a billion-dollar...

Ask a Boss: How Do I Ask to Work From Home?

Dear Boss, I’d like your advice on talking points when asking my boss about the ability to work from home once a week. I work on a very small team at a very large company. There are usually just three of us from my department in the office on a given day. My boss travels...

Residents of This State Want to Work from Home More than Anyone Else in the US

A not-so-surprising trend is gathering steam across the U.S. The trend, which is indicative of what is happening in other markets around the world, is that more and more workers want to work from home. To better understanding how this trend is taking shape in the U.S, a New York-startup called AND CO set out...

Japan to test-drive teleworking ahead of 2020 Olympics

Tokyo’s famously congested public transport system will face added pressure during the games, so the government is pushing firms to break with tradition and allow employees to work from home. Julian Ryall reports. Every day, 40 million passengers travel aboard a train in the Greater Tokyo area. The subway and above-ground railway system has more...

Poor quality internet connections and mobile phone coverage stop four million people working from home

Slow broadband and dire mobile phone reception is preventing up to four million people from working at home, according to a report. Businesses are increasingly offering more flexible working environments which means employees are no longer tied to the office. But a new report suggests that poor service from telecoms providers is making it impossible...

The 7 best-rated time management tools for small businesses and freelancers

Time management, for business owners and freelancers in particular, can prove an elusive concept. It’s notoriously difficult to develop time management skills on your own, so we’ve put together a list of some of the best time management tools to help you get things moving.

Survey Reveals Unsafe Workplace Data Security Practices

Almost three in four employees are willing to share sensitive, confidential or regulated company information under certain circumstances. A third said it’s common to take confidential data when leaving a company. Those are a couple of the findings from a Dell End-User Security Survey, which finds that not only are many employees likely to share...

Don’t Like Working at the Officer or at Home? Try Co-Working Spaces

Richland County, SC (WLTX) – Collaborative work environments with your own individual work space are popping up all across Richland County. “This is our brand new office and in order to help pay for this nice location we have converted part of it to a co-work center,” Mike Switzer said. Switzer is the Executive Director...

How To Implement Incentives That Actually Work

Incentives are important tools for driving employee engagement and performance — as long as they are implemented properly. For incentives to work, they need to be unambiguous and directly tied to a measurable action or achievement. Otherwise, there is too much risk of both under performance and decreased job satisfaction. Often, incentives offer a way...

How Stay-at-Home Parents Can Transition Back to Work

The vast majority of people who take time off to raise children (or other caregiving work) would ultimately like to return to the workplace. But transitioning back isn’t so easy. Research by the Center for Talent Innovation shows that only 73% of highly qualified women who wanted to return to work were able to do...

Poor telecoms services prevent four million employees from home working

Around 4 million UK workers are unable to work from home because of problems with their broadband and mobile services, according to a new survey The survey of 2,006 people by price comparison site uSwitch found over a quarter of remote workers have experienced issues which made home working difficult.

3 Things You Need to Know Before Creating a Work-From-Home Policy

The remote-working trend has been on the rise for years, and now 62 percent of employees work remotely. For many companies and employees, buying into this trend seems to be paying off–research indicates remote work arrangements contribute to increases in productivity. However, some of the largest companies in the world have retracted their remote-work policies...

Technology Has Created Remote Work – Could This Hurt the Economy?

Computers are like miracles. They have enabled so much and brought much innovation to the globe. Thirty years ago, the idea of opening a business usually meant leasing an office or a store somewhere in the neighborhood and offering your services via public flyers, bulletin boards, and other similar means. By today’s terms, these ideas...

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