A Beginner's Guide to Building a Remote Team
A few years ago, very few companies would have wanted to hire employees on the other side of the world. Nowadays, as freelancers and digital nomads become increasingly common and tech catches up, remote teams are becoming commonplace.Read more
Is Remote Work a Fading Fad or a Core Business Strategy?
For the past several years, I’ve had the benefit of being a remote worker. Even when I had a permanent office location, I often worked remotely due to travel and other normal business exigencies. Many on my teams over the years have been remote or have been hybrid (working some of the time from a fixed office location and other times remotely) as well. Further, contrary to the assertions of those who oppose remote work, my hybrid and remote workers—former and present—deliver great results and are as loyal, if not more so, than workers with a permanent workspace in which they must reside five days a week.Read more
Our Top 10 Tips For Working Remotely
Working remotely is a fast growing trend among companies and solopreneurs. In 2016, it was reported that 43% of employed Americans spent at least some time working remotely. With flexible scheduling and work hours, many are opting for the beneficial option as apposed to the traditional 9-5 workday in office. Here are 10 tips for working remotely so you can stay on task.Read more
Virtual Assistant Positions Benefit Remote-Working Pregnant Women
From the ability to manage your own schedule, learn new valuable skills and even make time for all of your doctor appointments, there are many reasons why working as a virtual assistant while pregnant is a great option for telecommuting moms-to-be.Read more
Coworking Space vs Home Office: Which Is Best?
Yet working from home is not exactly what it is cut out to be. Don’t get us wrong, there are definitely some perks to it, like not paying for rent or gas for commuting; yet, working from home can be detrimental to professional performance and mental and physical health.Read more