Category: Remote Work

15 Remote Work Trends for 2021 to Unleash Your Workplace Architect

Each year, changes in the workplace push new remote work trends to the forefront. Some trends remain the same or are reshaped; others enter the scene with a lightning speed, like last year’s coronavirus crisis that remains in focus this year, too. To see how successful we were in predicting changes in the workplace last year,

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How to Fix the Skills Gap with Freelancers

Understanding the skills gap is vital for your business to thrive. Artificial intelligence, automation, and the gig economy have changed the nature of work. Skills gap statistics show that 60% of employers advertise new positions that remain open for 12 weeks. You have probably skimmed through headlines that state a visible gap of skills in

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Create Your Remote Work Policy in 24 Hours with these 14 Productivity Hacks

The elements of any remote work policy must be easy to understand for existing and new workers. This guide will provide tips for remote work tools and procedures to easily transition to working globally and strengthen your current business capacity to work globally. By the time you are done reading this blog post, you can easily

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Onboarding Employees: The Complete Guide to Introducing New Members on Remote Teams

Onboarding employees used to be a simple strategy. There were more time and more money to do it. The structure was there. A member of your HR team or a person appointed for new employee socialization would take the person around, let them meet everyone, and explain your company’s mission, vision, culture, and values. The employee

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Autonomy, Asynchronicity, and Automation in Global Virtual Teams

The number of global virtual teams has grown to encompass 63% of all team members in organizational departments. For many organizations, this was a choice they got slowly used to in the last ten years. For the even larger part of companies, the push to virtual teamwork was brought by the 2020 health crisis. This

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New Work: How to Take the Leap into the Future of Work

You may have already heard about new work, new pay, and the future of work. You are wondering what hides behind those concepts. Unless you have already transitioned into new work and accumulated some experience, the concept sounds vague. However, with a little bit of introduction into the idea, the concept will become less of

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How to Hire Upwork Freelancers for Your Remote Team

Hiring Upwork freelancers is one of the best business decisions you can make if you know how to do it quickly and effectively. The automated hiring process makes it easy to search for and find what you need for your remote team. But as with anything done for the first time, it is understandable to

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Virtual Work Trends for 2020 You Need to Know

As most of us are getting used to working from home, one thing is certain: telecommuting is stabilizing as the main principle for organizing the workplace. Employees who’ve never left their office before are fully participating in remote teams. Managers that have never worked like this fight to overcome virtual work challenges the best they

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Do Your Soft Skills For Developers Pass The Test? Things You Can Improve On Today

Soft skills for developers are frequently underestimated by recruiters. And who can blame them? Technology is changing rapidly. Coding is overwhelmed with short-term projects that ask for the best technical acumen a person can offer. Successful project delivery massively depends on how good the developer software skills are. 

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Home Office Guide: Opportunity to Transform Your Team

Constantly increasing complexity determines our daily work. More and more flexibility is needed to meet the challenges of digitalization and to keep pace with global progress. In this guide you’ll learn how to lead virtual teams and scale your organization beyond the limits of a local team.

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10 Ways to Improve Virtual Team Hierarchy with Flash Teams

“Distribution of power in groups is nothing new. Hierarchical structures have been with us since the dawn of time. In time, things have turned more elaborate, and when technology and globalization enriched connections and simplified remote communication, the world of work naturally became smaller. Organizations have adopted a whole new level of interwoven competencies and responsibilities. If our ancestors had to collaborate and compete in small-scale areas, on essential life tasks, and with a handful of people, for virtual teams, hierarchy and collaboration is a global, complex phenomenon”.

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