4 Ways Remote Work is Driving the Biggest Revolution in Travel in Over 100 Years As the world undergoes a revolution in how we live and work, more people are blending everyday life with travel. The ability and desire to live and work from anywhere was once considered a short-lived opportunity at the beginning of […]

Bosses say remote work kills culture. These companies disagree.

Julia Cummings, a Los Angeles-based remote worker for a software start-up, said that in her job, she has access to nearly anything she might need. She can check her company’s financial performance, see co-workers’ salaries and view shared notes from all meetings — even ones she didn’t attend. She gets reimbursed for unlimited books and receives a $1,000 […]

The SEC boss says staff is performing well under ‘voluntary remote work’

As Wall Street executives continue to debate in-office work – and some pressure workers to return – the Securities and Exchange Commission boss isn’t leaving remote work behind just yet. SEC Chairman Gary Gensler told CNBC in a Zoom interview on Friday that his staff is performing well while working remotely. Gensler acknowledged to anchor David Faber […]

The remote work revolution is already reshaping America

The coronavirus pandemic set in motion a shift to remote and hybrid work that is quietly reshaping American economics and demographics. While the fine women and men at U.S. statistical agencies are still grappling with how to measure this astonishing transformation, a host of academics and other experts have rushed to fill the data gap. […]

How to Make Remote Team Meetings Shorter and Better

Virtual team meetings are essential for remote team collaboration and productivity: they serve as a venue for aligning on shared goals. And, yes — it’s a venue. The team needs to understand that this virtual meeting spot is your hangout, your space, your place, and your venue. This information tells them — we meet here; we belong […]

Has Remote Work Changed the Travel Landscape?

Widespread access to remote work has changed the travel industry, perhaps for good. While some workers return to the office this year, many others continue to work remotely indefinitely. This seismic shift has changed where people live and work and, increasingly, how they travel. In the first quarter of 2022, nearly 25% of job postings […]

Why requiring workers to spend more days in the office could backfire

Before the pandemic, many corporate leaders believed that allowing their employees to work from home would hurt productivity. But, in many cases, the pandemic proved otherwise. “Productivity [did not suffer] despite many companies going fully remote. Many thrived through that process and continue to hire at record pace,” said Ben Wigert, director of research and strategy for workplace […]

How Remote Work Will Improve Lives And Destroy Cities

Remember when tech workers were ruining San Francisco by their very presence? The crisis peaked between 2014-2017 when the booming tech industry was blamed for driving up the cost of real estate. Tech companies drove high demand for office space and also rental housing. Now they’re being blamed for ruining San Francisco — by their […]