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Why your company should subscribe to podcasting

One popular, inexpensive, and easy communications medium can solve a breathtaking range of remote-work problems.

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5 productivity tips for hybrid workers

When you work some days at home and some in the office, staying productive has new challenges. Here’s how productivity experts say you should handle them.

How remote work disrupted global supply chains

Many experts thought COVID-19-related lockdowns would reduce demand for hard goods. The opposite happened.

How remote work will improve lives — and destroy cities

The absence of tech and other workers is crushing city budgets and services, which could cause a chain reaction leading to the decay and shrinking of urban centers.

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Striving for a better balance in the future of work

Employers insisting on a 9-5 working culture in the digital age reduce productivity and increase staff churn for little reward, a new report explains.

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Q&A: Dropbox exec outlines company's journey into a remote-work world

Almost two years after Dropbox announced it would become a virtual-first company, Andy Wilson, director of product, talks about why hybrid-work was never an option and what lessons the company has learned.

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FCC head wants to boost ‘broadband’ standard to 100Mbps nationwide

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel asked her colleagues to consider increasing the minimum broadband standard of 25Mbps to at least 100Mbps — and possibly 1Gbps. The change could help people working from remote locations.

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7 ways to keep remote and hybrid teams connected

A downside to remote and hybrid work environments is fewer opportunities for informal interactions with co-workers. Here’s how company leaders can create a sense of connection among employees.

Why open-plan offices are a disaster for your company

The best thing employers can do for happy, loyal, and productive staff is to let them work when and where they want—the worst thing: an open-plan office.

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Remote work spurs a national wage leveling in tech

As more workers choose to work remotely, organizations face a dilemma: do they pay remote workers the same as those living in high-cost metropolitan regions? For some companies, that conundrum is already a reality.

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The future of work is a tech (and management) challenge

A Corel survey indicates 78% of employees say leadership should do more to boost collaboration, and 27% say their company has invested in the wrong tools for the job.

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Q&A: Marketcircle CEO on leadership in tomorrow's workplace

Alykhan Jetha (AJ), president and CEO at Marketcircle, offered up his views on the leadership qualities the future of work will need.

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IT and the Great Resignation

The ongoing talent upheaval affecting almost every industry isn't just an HR problem. IT has an important role to play, too.

Deepfakes come to remote job interviews

Is that a real person you’re interviewing, or are you talking to a stolen identity?

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Hiring across borders is tough. Global HR startups aim to help

Remote work opens up a global talent pool, but it can be tricky to hire workers in other countries. A new breed of global hiring firms wants to take the pain out of the process with user-friendly cloud platforms.

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Apple (almost) says, ‘If you want to collaborate, stay apart’

What is to be gained in mythical ‘water cooler conversations’ if everyone gets too sick to put those ideas into motion?

Here comes the 'destination workplace.'

Competition in office spaces for remote workers will result in breathtaking choices and a world of creative options.

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14 best practices for Microsoft Teams video meetings

Here’s what to do before, during and after leading a video call in Microsoft Teams to ensure a beneficial experience for all.

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Q&A: Two coding-bootcamp graduates tell their stories

Attending coding bootcamp isn't for the faint of heart, especially for people already working full time and looking to change course. But for those eyeing a tech career, learning to code can be a fast path into a myriad of tech jobs....

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