I’ve been a tech recruiter for the past 4 years and have seen many changes in the industry – but the major shift that stands head and shoulders above other subjects with the companies and candidates that I work with is always remote working. The candidates are mildly obsessed with it (mainly) – but do … Read moreWill remote working become the norm?
Squashed, squeezed and stressed: if you’ve struggled into work today and are reading this in a crowded office, surrounded by distracting noises, machines, smells and colleagues, and are dreading your commute home, then you are certainly, literally, not alone. Despite the many advances in remote working technology, latest figures from the Office of National Statistics … Read moreWhy aren’t we all working from home today?
In the past five years, four times I have made the transition from working in an office to working from home. All transitions were initiated by me. Three times I was in the minority among my co-workers; many were co-located in the company office. Only one time did the majority of my teammates work remotely … Read moreWhy I Love Remote Working
In many ways, virtual teams are an ongoing experiment, as they have only been fully embraced by companies in the past decade or so. Remote working has showed healthy growth with an 80% increase in telecommunicating employees from 2005 to 2012. But what does it take to manage a successful remote team? Since Help Scout … Read moreHow Remote Teams Are Becoming the Future of Work
Rigid 9-5 schedules and traditional office environments are becoming increasingly archaic as businesses look to flexible and remote working as an option for saving costs, retaining employees and encouraging a healthy work-life balance. Technology now enables employees to get the job done from almost anywhere in the world. Standard business practices are being given the … Read moreCommunication for Remote Teams