Work Flexibility Articles

  • Why You Need to Hire a Head of Remote Work — and What That Job Entails

    August 25, 2020

    The smartest, most transparent, and most progressive companies transitioning to remote will hire an executive to lead their journey in the next one to two years. This hire (or the lack thereof) will be a litmus test to job seekers who expect remote work to be supported, not merely allowed. GitLab, GitHub, Facebook, Quora, and Twitter (and others!) are all hiring...

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    6 Ways Companies Are Supporting Parents Working From Home

    August 20, 2020

    Working parents have always pulled double duty, and COVID-19 has only increased the pressure many are under. A recent Boston Consulting Group study of working parents across five countries in Europe and the U.S. revealed that 60% were not able to find alternative care following school and daycare closures. This has resulted in parents spending an additional 27...

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    Global Data Shows Surge in Remote Work

    July 30, 2020

    When COVID-19 hit earlier this year, the number of people working remotely skyrocketed. Millions of companies had to embrace work-from-home only to be pleasantly surprised by the results. Some have since announced more permanent remote plans, banking on cost-savings, wider talent pools, and greater diversity. On LinkedIn, remote job postings nearly tripled since...

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    4 Humorous Remote Work Moments for When You Need a Break

    July 29, 2020

    By now, many talent professionals have been working remotely for almost six months. But even if you’ve successfully adjusted to the...

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    Beyond Virtual Happy Hour: 5 Ways Companies Are Keeping...

    July 20, 2020

    When many companies first transitioned to working from home, the idea of holding a virtual happy hour was new and exciting to most...

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    Most HR Professionals Say They Can Effectively Work from...

    June 11, 2020

    Not everybody has been able to shift to telework, and some of those who are working remotely still struggle with the technology,...