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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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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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Wurkr launches a new configurational feature. Look Closely!

 

An already cool digital workplace, Wurkr has rolled out a new feature making the platform more efficient and user-friendly. With the new "profile configuration", you can make changes to all your profile settings from one place. 

Be it availability, status messages, or integrating your personal Google workspace - do it from just a single point of access! We have outlined all the features here in this article. 

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Top 5 Reasons Office Culture is Losing to the Gig Economy

Uber, Deliveroo, and Other Semi-Self Employment

If you haven’t had the luxury of McDonald's delivered straight to your house by a man on a bike then you’re missing out (unless the idea of paying 2x for lukewarm fast food isn’t your idea of appetizing). Regardless of your opinion on paying for the added convenience of delivery of an already convenient meal fast-food meal, the industry is on the rise. Uber eats and Deliveroo fills a gap that for the longest time had no reason to be filled. These fast-food restaurants had no incentive to employ delivery drivers and so they didn't. It took a third party to take up this challenge, and in doing so, created a new form of employment.

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How Office Culture can feel Restrictive?

For the longest time, in-person office culture has been the dominant way to work. However, this is changing. Labour movements and the pandemic have created a situation where the general populace is ready for change. If it's been the only way you’ve ever worked, it may be difficult to imagine what life would be like in a more employee-oriented culture that allows flexibility in work hours and location. Too easy is to grow accustomed to the flaws of office work and assume they are a necessity of modern work, but they are not! Office workers have had a taste of working from home and are ready to unshackle themselves from the 9-to-5, commute-to-work lifestyle they’ve grown tired of living. 

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Posts about:

Work From Anywhere

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
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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

Wurkr launches a new configurational feature. Look Closely!

 

An already cool digital workplace, Wurkr has rolled out a new feature making the platform more efficient and user-friendly. With the new "profile configuration", you can make changes to all your profile settings from one place. 

Be it availability, status messages, or integrating your personal Google workspace - do it from just a single point of access! We have outlined all the features here in this article. 

Read More

Top 5 Reasons Office Culture is Losing to the Gig Economy

Uber, Deliveroo, and Other Semi-Self Employment

If you haven’t had the luxury of McDonald's delivered straight to your house by a man on a bike then you’re missing out (unless the idea of paying 2x for lukewarm fast food isn’t your idea of appetizing). Regardless of your opinion on paying for the added convenience of delivery of an already convenient meal fast-food meal, the industry is on the rise. Uber eats and Deliveroo fills a gap that for the longest time had no reason to be filled. These fast-food restaurants had no incentive to employ delivery drivers and so they didn't. It took a third party to take up this challenge, and in doing so, created a new form of employment.

Read More

How Office Culture can feel Restrictive?

For the longest time, in-person office culture has been the dominant way to work. However, this is changing. Labour movements and the pandemic have created a situation where the general populace is ready for change. If it's been the only way you’ve ever worked, it may be difficult to imagine what life would be like in a more employee-oriented culture that allows flexibility in work hours and location. Too easy is to grow accustomed to the flaws of office work and assume they are a necessity of modern work, but they are not! Office workers have had a taste of working from home and are ready to unshackle themselves from the 9-to-5, commute-to-work lifestyle they’ve grown tired of living. 

Read More