Excellent communication is important for every business, and when you’re working remotely, great communication becomes even more critical. To improve your comms, you need a plan, and you need the right tools. To get started on the road to communication success, have a gander at these 8 neat ideas.(more…)
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, remote working was becoming more popular than ever. Now, after the impact of the Coronavirus, it’s estimated that anywhere from 25-30% of the workforce will be working from home multiple days each week.
Whether you work for a company that is allowing you to work remotely, or you’re starting your own business and need to make the transition easier on yourself, there are things you should do to keep taking positive steps with your career.
Working from home isn’t always as easy as it might sound. It requires a lot of dedication and discipline, and it’s far too easy to get distracted by other everyday things.
So, what can you do to transition into a successful work from home experience? Let’s look at a few helpful tips. (more…)
Over the past decade or so, an increasing number of businesses have been choosing to launch and run virtually. This has meant that there has been a significant increase in the number of virtual office teams across the business industry.
The good news is that working remotely comes with a wide range of perks, both for the company and for its employees. Employers are able to save money by avoiding the expenses that come with traditional office setups and are able to choose the very best people for a role, regardless of their physical location. While remote workers benefit from increased working flexibility, no daily commute, and more time to spend at home with their families.
With such a wide range of positive benefits, it’s easy to see why so many businesses are choosing to run remotely. However, along with all of the fantastic benefits of remote working, there are a number of struggles to consider, the main issue being teams of remote workers not feeling as connected as teams of office-based workers.
That being said, there are plenty of steps that you can opt to take to help to build a stronger connection with your remote workers, as a crucial aspect of building a strong and sustainable business. (more…)
Sick of being stuck in the same location? Want to travel the world and earn a living at the same time? You want to be a digital nomad.
What is a digital nomad? Someone who takes advantage of the latest technology to work remotely from anywhere they choose while traveling the world. It’s never been easier to be a digital nomad and here are some of the best jobs to do if you want to join their numbers…(more…)
Working overseas might be an opportunity you get within your current company that you work for or perhaps as a freelancer or owner of your own business. With that in mind, it’s important to know how to deal with overseas work, if you’re new to it. Here are some things that are worth knowing when working overseas. (more…)
Travelling for work is not for everybody, but those who do it often enjoy it more than they let on. They enjoy being able to visit new cities, even if those cities aren’t the most exciting around. If you’re someone who loves to travel, being in a new environment every day can feel like your birthday and Christmas combined.
However, there are still issues with life on the road. Part of these issues includes being available to chat with your manager, your friends, and your family. To ensure that you can stay in touch wherever you are, here are some ways you can be available when travelling for work. (more…)
Who doesn’t want an easier life? A life where you can concentrate on the things you enjoy, the things you excel at and the things you are passionate about. When it comes to your business, there are plenty of ways you can make life easier for yourself, and if you’re not doing them, then now is the time to start.
If you’re an entrepreneur, and you’re thinking of starting your own business, but don’t have the funds and/or location resources to suit you, you don’t have to worry. Or maybe you’re new to the freelancing world and want to feel a little more professional! Either way, now’s your chance to do some research into everything that’s possible for you. (more…)
Running a business is ideal if you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a lot of energy. There are so many things you can do when you have self-motivation and if you understand what it takes to keep your finances afloat.
But when you are moving from job to job and always on the go, how can you continue to run your business?
If it takes strength of character to set up a business, it takes serious organizational skills to run it on the go! You need to make sure that you have the right equipment to do your job well and a few simple techniques will certainly help you manage your time. (more…)
Business and travel go hand-in-hand. And, if they don’t, who cares? You’re the boss and you get to decide when you take time off and when you’re in the office. Of course, it’s imperative that the company keeps ticking over while you’re away. Otherwise, your hard work will go down the drain and you’ll have nothing to show for it.
By all accounts, we live in the “age of the freelancer,” and more and more people are opting to escape the traditional working arrangement that has predominated for decades, and are taking their careers “out of the office,” and onto the road.(more…)
There was a time when travelling the world meant suspending all of our business activities for lengths of time that could prove problematic or even crippling. In the digital age, however, that’s all changing.
Thanks to infrastructural improvements all over the world, the quality and availability of internet access has never been better, meaning that entrepreneurs can become location independent, taking their businesses with them wherever they go.(more…)