Remote Work

Remote work, telecommuting, telework, working from home—they all mean essentially the same thing: working outside of an office, wherever it makes the most sense. Remote work has taken the working world by storm, but it’s only one type of work flexibility. It’s many benefits include an expanded talent pool, higher productivity, cost savings, and reduced environmental impact. While some companies worry that going remote will have a detrimental effect on collaboration, remote teams can be better communicators than in-house teams, as long as the right systems are in place.

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Team Creation, Innovation, and Momentum Thrive in Remote Work Environments

By |November 28th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , , , , |

Let's be clear: working from home doesn’t impede team creation, innovation, or momentum. An inflexible work environment does.

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Yes, (Almost) Everyone Wants to Work Remotely

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , , |

What's not to like about being able to control your work schedule and location to have the career (and the life) that you really want.

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Why We Shouldn’t Have To Move For a Job

By |October 24th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , |

Many people have picked up their lives and moved for a job. But in today's knowledge economy, moving for a job shouldn't be a default expectation.

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How-To Guide: How to Manage Team Time Zone Challenges

By |September 7th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work, Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , , , |

It's not intuitively easy to communicate and collaborate while working across different time zones. That's why it's key to plan ahead carefully.

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Maximizing Remote Work: Attend the TRaD Works Conference

By |August 30th, 2017|Categories: Events on Work Flexibility, Remote Work|Tags: , , , , |

This September, thought leaders and recruiting professionals from across the country will head to Washington D.C. to attend the annual TRaD Works forum.

Remote Work Benefits Rural Economies and Communities

By |July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , , , , |

By hiring remote workers in small rural communities, businesses expand their recruiting pool— and rural economies get a boost.

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The State of Telecommuting in the U.S. in 2017

By |June 28th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , |

FlexJobs recently partnered with Global Workplace Analytics to create the 2017 State of Telecommuting in the U.S. Employee Workforce report.

How Working Remotely Can Allow for Adventure

By |May 11th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work|Tags: , , , |

Evergiving employees have found that working remotely can mean more than just working from home; we make work part of our adventures.

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Spotlight on… The Telework Coalition

By |March 24th, 2017|Categories: 1MFWF Supporter Spotlight, Remote Work|Tags: , , , |

The Telework Coalition is dedicated to promoting telework for workers everywhere, helping organizations implement telework policies that benefit all.

How to Help Your Remote Workers Feel Less Remote

By |March 20th, 2017|Categories: Remote Work, Work Flexibility Best Practices|Tags: , , , , |

Here are a few things that make remote workers feel forgotten, and what both their managers and their coworkers can do to alleviate those problems.