Articles about Remote Work
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.
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.
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.
Working for a company vs. working for yourself
There are major perks and downsides to both.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.