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Gig Economy: How to Set Up Your Freelancing Team Optimally?

The gig economy is growing at a pace faster than ever, all thanks to the extraordinary hype for remote and flexible work. Even before COVID-19 uprooted our traditional in-office work mode, the rise of the gig economy for freelancing was incredibly popular in countries like the U.S.  The pandemic, however, transformed the way businesses pursue their operations too! Additionally, 20% of the current full-time workforce is planning to shift to freelancing.

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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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Work Culture in 2022: Distributed Teams & Out of the Box Solutions

What is a Distributed Team?

If you’re a start-up looking to stay away from the traditional 9 to 5 office work environment or a company looking to shake things up, distributed teams might be the way forward. The distributed team's dynamic is one of the more interesting new ways of building a company as it completely takes a step away from how we’ve been working for the last 50 years. 

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Work Culture in 2022: Environmental benefits of Hybrid Working

With the impacts of the coronavirus seemingly coming to an end (touch wood), companies are feeling the full pressure of those with a stake in real estate wanting you to come back to work in the office full time. However, now is the time to hold strong and not give up the ground that the industry has gained, remote-first hybrid working environment deserves its place in the future. 

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Gig Economy: How to Set Up Your Freelancing Team Optimally?

The gig economy is growing at a pace faster than ever, all thanks to the extraordinary hype for remote and flexible work. Even before COVID-19 uprooted our traditional in-office work mode, the rise of the gig economy for freelancing was incredibly popular in countries like the U.S.  The pandemic, however, transformed the way businesses pursue their operations too! Additionally, 20% of the current full-time workforce is planning to shift to freelancing.

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.

Read More

Work Culture in 2022: Distributed Teams & Out of the Box Solutions

What is a Distributed Team?

If you’re a start-up looking to stay away from the traditional 9 to 5 office work environment or a company looking to shake things up, distributed teams might be the way forward. The distributed team's dynamic is one of the more interesting new ways of building a company as it completely takes a step away from how we’ve been working for the last 50 years. 

Read More

Work Culture in 2022: Environmental benefits of Hybrid Working

With the impacts of the coronavirus seemingly coming to an end (touch wood), companies are feeling the full pressure of those with a stake in real estate wanting you to come back to work in the office full time. However, now is the time to hold strong and not give up the ground that the industry has gained, remote-first hybrid working environment deserves its place in the future. 

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