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World of Work

The rise of the digital nomad and what it means for the future of work

Ahead Thought Leadership

How hotels and home rental sites are catering to a whole new generation of remote workers.  When the world shut down, Daniel Thompson was in Belize on a scouting trip. ...

upskilling

Field-tested tactics for getting ahead in a virtual office

Ahead Thought Leadership

You can now work at your job for years without ever meeting your boss in person. What will that mean for career advancement in a remote-work future?  In 2020, almost...

work culture

Remote work could revolutionize small businesses—if they can keep up

Ahead Thought Leadership

Small-business owners may flourish in a future filled with remote workers, but to grow they’ll need to lean on their greatest asset: versatility. In 2018, the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma,...

remote work

Employers who know these top 5 for developers attract and retain the best talent

Stephen Greet

Everywhere employers look, they’re reminded we’re in the midst of the Great Resignation. This is felt particularly acutely by employers looking to hire developers. Before the Great Resignation, demand for...

research

Hybrid work pulse check: insights into what employees are feeling

Ahead Thought Leadership

A global survey indicates companies and workers alike are adapting well to remote work—but the still-shifting landscape is upending the traditional work agreements between them as well. Hybrid work is...

World of Work

4 best practices for working with remote contractors

Darshan Somashekar

Much is written about how to be a great manager to full-time remote teams. What gets talked about less—but is arguably just as important—is how to be a great manager to...

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4 Employee Engagement Lessons Workplaces Can Learn from Edtech

Darshan Somashekar

If you’re like most managers and company leaders around the world right now, employee engagement is probably top of mind. For one, employees are burnt out and as many as...

remote work

Hybrid work: connected and flexible

Whitney Johnson

I haven’t been sick in over a year. That might be a red flag. Don’t get me wrong: I’m deeply grateful that I haven’t contracted COVID, deeply grateful for the...

remote work

To succeed in hybrid work, disrupt yourself

Whitney Johnson

IF I WERE to pick two words to describe the COVID pandemic, the first would be “tragedy,” and the second would be “disruption.” We used to know exactly what “I’m...

upskilling

4 trends shaping the future of work in 2021

Alixandrea Hernandez

Remote work is here to stay.   83% of workers, remote or on-site, say that a remote work opportunity would make them feel happier at their job. However, more than 60%...

remote work

An inclusive future of work: our 'Beatles moment'

Aruna Ravichandran

What is a “Beatles moment?” Many legendary entertainers who got their start in the 1960s and ’70s will likely say that seeing the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show in...

workstyle

The art and science successful remote teams

Mike Walsh

When Zapier started out, they were only a side project working out of an incubator in California. As they began to grow, they realized the best people for their team,...

remote work

There is no such thing as remote work, just work

Mike Walsh

The 2020 pandemic thrust upon us the new reality of working from home. While for more traditional corporations, remote work came as a shock, for other startups and software companies,...

workstyle

Remote work has its perks, until you want a promotion

Tom Simonite

Companies like Facebook and Twitter expect many employees to work far from headquarters after the pandemic. That calls for a change in corporate cultures. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says half...

remote work

Bringing back the water cooler

Aruna Ravichandran

In the years leading up to the 2020 pandemic, many people begrudged their daily trip to the office. This wasn’t just due to the commute – it was also the...

workstyle

Silicon Valley rethinks the (home) office

Arielle Pardes

Some tech companies are adjusting to the pandemic with new WFH perks and even letting employees ditch their commutes forever. FOR YEARS, TECH companies have lured talent with sweet in-office perks:...

remote work

The future of work looks like staying out of the office

Kate Cox

Dozens of studies find remote workers happy and productive. Why not let them be? It’s 2020: we finally live in the future! Or at least a future—one where broadband Internet connections and...

workstyle

Leadership in a time of crisis and remote work

Mike Walsh

COVID-19 will not only change our way of life, it will hasten the arrival of a radical new future of work. While remote work has been a new and unexpected...

workstyle

How to design remote teams to succeed

Mike Walsh

Leaders have long enjoyed tinkering with team design. Steve Jobs was notorious for insisting that meetings should be small groups of smart people. He had no compunction about letting someone...

remote work

How smaller cities are trying to plug America’s brain drain

Daniel Oberhaus

To offset the loss of educated workers to “superstar cities,” more places are offering perks like relocation stipends and the option to work remotely.  It was the spring of 2010...

work culture

Freedom for the future of work

Ian Knowlson

250 years ago in the UK a revolution started which totally transformed the social-fabric of every nation on the planet. In 1750 only 15% of people lived in towns with...

work culture

Remote work doesn’t work, if you don’t rethink meetings

Mike Walsh

Now that we are in the midst of the world’s largest remote work experiment, it’s worth asking: how does being virtual change your approach to running a good meeting? As...


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