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Take at look at the #digitalnomad tag on your favourite social media platform and I'll bet there will be a plethora of images of sun soaked beaches and bronzed bodies relaxing under palm trees in exotic locations. I'll even confess to contributing to a few of those myself (well, MINUS the "bronze body" which I don't have and I...
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When you are reading all those traveling blogs about digital nomads, in almost all the cases you see people who have the opportunity of having a steady income from their blog while enjoying exotic destinations, taking amazing photographs and reviewing one of a kind hotels. In a way, travelling and enjoying the most amazing things is their job, and...
Search #digitalnomad on Instagram and you’ll see photos of people who’ve swapped their desks for hammocks, get their emails done by the pool and head to the beach on their lunch break. Sounds ideal, right? However, we’ve all read the reports of wellness influencers secretly crying into their avocado on gluten-free sourdough toast. You don’t have to bea marketerto know...
  For the fifth year in a row, FlexJobs announces the 100 top companies with remote jobs. These companies listed the most remote jobs in 2017, and that means they’re excellent contenders to lead the employer pack for remote job listings in the coming year. They’re also at the forefront of offering better, more flexible work options that allow professionals...
Can we all agree that companies who call their remote workers back to the mothership are simply delaying the inevitable? Remote work is here to stay. No matter what product you sell, people are your most valuable asset. And being remote-friendly is a good way to maximize it for a number of reasons. You have a better shot at hiring the perfect candidate if you're flexible...
There has been much debate about working from home and whether or not it's a productivity boost or major productivity drain. Paranoid managers envision employees lying on their couches at home in Metallica concert T-shirts eating Doritos off their belly and watching Ellen. But Stanford professor Nicholas Bloom has definitive data that paints a very different picture and indicates it's time once...
Thinking about quitting your job to become your own boss? There are countless reasons why you shouldn't--and just as many reasons why you should. Here's one to add to your pro list: Self-employed people are happier. Researchers at the Universities of Sheffield and Exeter made this conclusion after reviewing data from 5,000 workers in the U.K., U.S., Australia, and New Zealand....
Unlocking Growth in the Human Age This year’s study gathered input from 800 business executives, 1,800 HR professionals, and 5,000+ employees from 21 industries and 44 countries around the world. From these 7,600+ voices, we heard a very clear message – 2018 is a Year of Action. Organizations are accelerating their transformation efforts as they prepare for the Future of...
Technology is poised to change the workplace, from robot co-workers and AI bosses to a fun twist on working remotely. One such innovation is virtual reality. Although it's often associated with gaming, it can also be a powerful workplace training tool. Construction workers can put on a VR headset to understand hazards before entering a site, and nurses can learn more...
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So many people that we come across are unhappy in their current jobs. They complain about their bosses, their colleagues, the company politics, the commute - the list goes on and on - but when we ask "so what are you going to DO about it?" they just shrug their shoulders ........ YOU have the power to set the change...