Articles about Remote Work

Productivity

Almost half of employees worldwide think they could do their job in 5 hours or less each day

The case is getting stronger for a shorter workweek. According to a global survey of nearly 3,000 employees across eight nations conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, 78% of full-time workers say it would take less than seven hours each day to do their job.

Dream Job

You could get paid (well) to watch TV all day

A company is looking to hire someone to watch TV and get paid for it. It's the perfect gig if you have some free time coming up.

Remote Work

13 online career courses you can do from the comfort of home

Here are 13 online career courses that may help get you on your way to more success while working remotely or from home.

Humor

Working for a company vs. working for yourself

There are major perks and downsides to both.

Remote Work

What remote workers say is the best part of WFH life

Here are the top perks of working outside of an office building according to a new Porch survey of work-from-home employees.

Life

This Austrian city was just named the world’s most liveable city

If you’ve been thinking about abandoning your urban dwelling for greener pastures (and a better quality of life), it’s time to pack those bags and head for Central Europe.

How To

Staying productive when you travel or are away from the office

If you’ve always wanted to take your gig on the road or try your chops at the sole proprietor life, consider adopting these secrets for staying productive, focused — and of course, adventurous.

Productivity

How to take advantage of warm weather as a remote worker

Flexible arrangements allow plenty of chances to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. Are you taking full advantage of the opportunities?

Office Life

How digital nomads adjusted when going back to office life

How do they do it? Can it be done? Here, former digital nomads share how they readjusted to office life once they unpacked their bags … for good.

Productivity

This study supports you turning off Slack for a few hours per day

Is being in constant communication, through platforms like Slack, actually the best thing for us? According to a new study, maybe not.

Office Life

9 realistic work perks every employee would love

Happy staff is more likely to work harder and stay with your company, so it’s important to make sure you’re listening to what your employees want and responding appropriately

Productivity

A 4-day work week may not be as far off as you think

You may have had to fight for Summer Fridays in your office, but soon you may only be working four days a week.

Personal Finance

How to get the raise you deserve when you work from home

To advance yourself and your income, you need to help close the gap. Elevate your professional self and get the raise you deserve as a remote worker.

Office Life

Study: 53% of professionals work remotely at least half of the week

A new report found that 53% of professionals work remotely at least half of the week — and increasingly, employers are embracing it and other options.

Work-Life Balance

4 modern-day tips to help you balance work life and home life

Here are a handful of modern-day tips that will help you go a step further in balancing your work life and home life. The end goal; maximize time and minimize stress in all areas of life.

Inspiration

How work has changed for me while traveling full-time

As I write this article, I’m sitting at a coworking space in Bogota, Colombia. This is my office today. And a few blocks away is my home, or at least my temporary resting space before I move to Mexico City in a week or so. Then Cabo. Next Jamaica. Then South Africa.

News

These are the 25 companies Millennials want to work at

What makes the approximately 56 million Millennials working today want to work at certain companies over others?

News

Survey: Workers in these cities like the option to telecommute the most

New data from global staffing firm Robert Half shows that people in San Francisco and Los Angeles look for the possibility of telecommuting "at least some of the time" when considering a job more than those in other cities surveyed.

News

Work from home? Employees would rather email than Slack you

For the majority of us, email is still the superior form of communication, even when you are talking to an employee timezones away from the office. A new survey from Voxbone found that email was the preferred mode of communication for working professionals.

Personal Finance

12 high-paying side jobs you can do in your free time

If you’re looking to earn some extra money, gain experience in a new field or industry, fill some free time, or find a summer gig, side jobs can fill all of these wishes.

Job search

Want a full-time remote job with benefits? Follow your favorite bloggers

Remote work is highly desirable for the flexibility it offers employees. But if freelancing or running a business isn’t for you, what’s a smart way to find a full-time job, with a salary and benefits, that lets you work from home or wherever you want?

Work-Life Balance

Creative ways to separate the office from home when you work remotely

When your home also doubles as your office, professional and personal boundaries can blur. To separate the two worlds, you'll need to get inventive.

Mentors

Why the real Carrie Bradshaw (who was a broke, scrappy freelancer who couch-surfed) is a career role model

Upon the show's 20th anniversary this week, the 30-something single woman who made running in heels look effortless and showed that single women in their 30s are not sad spinsters but thriving, successful and powerful women with great wardrobes, Carrie Bradshaw is getting a lot of attention.

The Commute

7 signs your commute to work is wearing you down

Those lost hours are more than just a waste of time, though. They may have a detrimental impact on your physical and emotional health, not to mention your productivity and your relationships.

Productivity

10 unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically

Here are a few unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically in as little as 30 days.