Telecommuting & Home Office

Does Working at Home Really Work For Small Business Employees?

Working at home is one of the biggest HR trends of the decade. The ability to work remotely—whether from home, in a shared coworking space, or in a coffee shop — has become a much-desired perk among employees. But how does working at home (or anywhere outside the office) really affect small business employees’ productivity, …

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10 Lessons I Learned From Building and Managing a Remote Team

By Aljaz Fajmut Remote teams are on the rise with startups and small businesses. A TINYPulse study reports that 91% of remote workers are more productive than their office-dwelling counterparts, which is good news for the workers—and more importantly, it’s good news for you. Having remote workers also means you don’t need to spend extra …

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This New Sales Platform Allows Salespeople to Join Today’s Gig Economy

The gig economy is in full swing. As of November 2017, 15.8% of Americans were employed in “alternative work” as independent contractors, contract firm workers, on-call workers, or temporary help. Many of these make a full living relying solely on gig-based work. There are arguments for and against the gig economy, with positive economic effects …

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Working Remotely Works: How Smart Employers Can Build Morale and Enhance Productivity

Post sponsored by Rivier University By Brian Neese Many employees are attracted to the concept of working remotely. Not only does remote work allow for more flexibility in the workplace, but it eliminates the many problems found in open office environments, allows employees more sleep, and eliminates the daily commute. Unfortunately, remote work is not …

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