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Remote Work Trends 2022

Why are we a remote-first company?

Wurkr, a virtual office software company, makes a compelling argument for the remote-first work model through a series of virtual team-building exercises and enabling a healthy culture while still working distributedly.

As the world largely transitioned from in-office culture to hybrid/remote-first culture, we saw a significant amount of support as well as the opposition. However, some companies like Yahoo, BestBuy and Reddit vehemently opposed the idea of working remotely. The reasons they had quoted were many. The major arguments among them were around the following premises:

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State of Remote Work: Current Trends, Challenges & Solutions

Today, going to work no longer means going into a specific office like it used to; as many countries enter a post-pandemic world, we’re seeing flexible work environments— a mix of remote and on-site working, emerge across many organizations from small-scale to large companies. Remote work trends are increasing post-pandemic period.

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Why Work is Shifting to an Employee-Oriented Culture

For the longest time, the relationship between the employer and employee has been out of balance, with employees lacking the power to stand up for themselves in the workplace. However more recently, thanks to a cultural movement that prioritises self-care and values life outside the office, employers have had to loosen their grip on the average workers' life - and have found out that it benefits them too anyway. 

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4 Must-Have Remote Collaboration Tools

Whether your future of work involves hybrid work, fully remote, or distributed teams, like any good handyman you’re going to need to have the right tools for the job. Transitions in cultures are already difficult, so do not go ahead with faulty remote collaboration software that won’t stand the test of time and will only cause headaches. Here are 4 remote collaboration tools that I use EVERY DAY

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Five Top Work Benefits that Remote-First Companies Offer

When thinking about the benefits of working from home an image may form in your head: You, sitting on your sofa, the TV is on, it’s the latest series on Netflix, season 2 of Space Force, there’s a half-full Ben and Jerry’s, the other half is in your stomach, along with 3 cups of coffee, and finally your laptop screen featuring the work you haven’t touched in half an hour. To any employers thinking of transitioning to remote working, I promise this imagination is not reality and that productivity actually rises with hybrid working. And to the potential employees, I apologise for the tease, however, there are plenty of REAL benefits that remote-first companies offer. 

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7 must-have remote work skills to excel for workers

Sitting at home in your sweatpants with 3 mugs of coffee and a Pringles can on your desk, how hard can working from home be? Well, if you want to be one step ahead and ready for the future of working, you ought to learn just what life and professional skills you need to develop to excel in a hybrid work environment for this you need to learn a few remote work skills as well. If you’re an office veteran there may be some skills that you haven’t had to worry about in a long time, and if you’re not prepared, the transition to working from home might have you feeling like you’re at the gym exercising a muscle you never knew about before.

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Posts about:

Remote Work Trends 2022

Why are we a remote-first company?

Wurkr, a virtual office software company, makes a compelling argument for the remote-first work model through a series of virtual team-building exercises and enabling a healthy culture while still working distributedly.

As the world largely transitioned from in-office culture to hybrid/remote-first culture, we saw a significant amount of support as well as the opposition. However, some companies like Yahoo, BestBuy and Reddit vehemently opposed the idea of working remotely. The reasons they had quoted were many. The major arguments among them were around the following premises:

Read More
Girl sitting on beach and working on her laptop

State of Remote Work: Current Trends, Challenges & Solutions

Today, going to work no longer means going into a specific office like it used to; as many countries enter a post-pandemic world, we’re seeing flexible work environments— a mix of remote and on-site working, emerge across many organizations from small-scale to large companies. Remote work trends are increasing post-pandemic period.

Read More

Why Work is Shifting to an Employee-Oriented Culture

For the longest time, the relationship between the employer and employee has been out of balance, with employees lacking the power to stand up for themselves in the workplace. However more recently, thanks to a cultural movement that prioritises self-care and values life outside the office, employers have had to loosen their grip on the average workers' life - and have found out that it benefits them too anyway. 

Read More

4 Must-Have Remote Collaboration Tools

Whether your future of work involves hybrid work, fully remote, or distributed teams, like any good handyman you’re going to need to have the right tools for the job. Transitions in cultures are already difficult, so do not go ahead with faulty remote collaboration software that won’t stand the test of time and will only cause headaches. Here are 4 remote collaboration tools that I use EVERY DAY

Read More

Five Top Work Benefits that Remote-First Companies Offer

When thinking about the benefits of working from home an image may form in your head: You, sitting on your sofa, the TV is on, it’s the latest series on Netflix, season 2 of Space Force, there’s a half-full Ben and Jerry’s, the other half is in your stomach, along with 3 cups of coffee, and finally your laptop screen featuring the work you haven’t touched in half an hour. To any employers thinking of transitioning to remote working, I promise this imagination is not reality and that productivity actually rises with hybrid working. And to the potential employees, I apologise for the tease, however, there are plenty of REAL benefits that remote-first companies offer. 

Read More

7 must-have remote work skills to excel for workers

Sitting at home in your sweatpants with 3 mugs of coffee and a Pringles can on your desk, how hard can working from home be? Well, if you want to be one step ahead and ready for the future of working, you ought to learn just what life and professional skills you need to develop to excel in a hybrid work environment for this you need to learn a few remote work skills as well. If you’re an office veteran there may be some skills that you haven’t had to worry about in a long time, and if you’re not prepared, the transition to working from home might have you feeling like you’re at the gym exercising a muscle you never knew about before.

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