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Is Overtime an Opportunity or a Form of Abuse?

About a couple of months ago, managers would rather gouge their eyes out than let their employees work from their homes. However, we can all agree that the world has changed between then and now. Probably one of the few positive things that came out of the COVID-19 pandemic is the remote workforce phenomenon. The […]

How to Bridge the Connection Gap When Managing a Remote Team

“Virtual work is the future of work – companies need to be prepared”. This quote from the founder of Virtual Work Insider, Sacha Conor, captures what’s currently happening around the globe. If statistics are anything to go by, estimates show that over 1.87 billion employees globally will go mobile by 2022. This trend is only […]

What Is the Connection Between Remote Work and Sleep Habits?

This may come as a surprise to many, but working from home can actually cause trouble sleeping. Therefore, you might ask, “Is there a connection between working from home and sleep quality?” Numerous studies trying to establish the connection between remote work and sleep habits link the lack of sleep to various stressors associated with working from home. […]

Should Junior Employees Work Remotely?

Remote work has been a hot topic for a while now, with both critics and proponents of this new alternative model of work raising valid points as to where it stands in the future of businesses. While it’s true that not all types of businesses can go fully remote (think construction and manufacturing), working from home […]

How to Improve Self-Discipline When Working Remotely

For most people, working from home depicts lots of free time, binge-watching favorite TV shows, eating ice cream on the couch or patio, and playing video games. Unfortunately, that’s far from the truth. While working remotely has its benefits – like greater flexibility, more independence, and less stress – what you may not know is that it requires a lot of […]

Remote Work Is More Effective Than Office-Based Work, And Here’s Why

There’s no denying the fact that remote working is a rapidly growing trend. While organizations and businesses had already started to embrace this new style of work before the COVID-19 pandemic, the abrupt surge in remote work has largely been due to the current global health crisis. If you run a business, you must be wondering: […]

Cybersecurity for Remote Workers: Everything You Should Take Into Account

As more companies are suddenly forced to switch to remote working due to the COVID-19 crisis, the haphazard preparations can create cybersecurity threats for your company and remote employees.  Normally, companies and organizations protect their networks using layers of security to keep their data safe. However, when you work from home on your personal network […]

Easy but Useful Tips for Managing Remote Employees [2020]

Although many employers have been engaging in remote work for a long time. About 30% of Americans work remotely full-time, while 18% work remotely about three times a week. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic also came the big challenge where employers had to deal with managing a remote team for the first time in their […]

The Comprehensive Guide to Using Trello for Project Management [2020]

Some people consider themselves Excel rock stars who can power through formulae and pivot tables on spreadsheets. However, there are project managers who do not like using the all-too-complicated program to organize their tasks. This is also the reason why the visually appealing, Trello project management platform is quite popular among so many individuals, with over […]

How time tracker Traqq helps to protect EU workers’ rights [Work time directive]

If you run a business, company or organisation in the European Union (EU) and employ staff — and you don’t want to be end up in court or be sued any time soon — then you have no choice but to track the time your employees work, courtesy of the Working Time Directive. The Directive […]

How to cope with Self Isolation during Coronavirus Quarantine? [Real-life experience]

The world belongs to the telecommuters. At least it is going to belong to them for a while. Following the elevation of the Coronavirus disease to pandemic status, companies across the globe have rolled out “work from home” policies. No more rush hours, mandatory office check-ins, or sternly-worded queries for absenteeism. From the western world […]

The difference between CSV and XLS formats

In the corporate world, competition for higher positions is exclusive in-house. However, once you decide to enter the wild jungles of freelancing, the fight for survival becomes even more fierce. Essentially, you’re going against millions of remote workers around the world. Now, if you want a good roof over your head and you want to […]

35 Ice Breaker Questions for Almost Any Business Situation

The human brain is wired to make a snap judgement about meeting strangers. Within seven seconds, someone you meet will categorise you as friend or foe and interact with you accordingly. That’s all fine and good if you were living in a cave and hunting woolly mammoths or sabre tooth tigers, but in business, we […]