Ready Remote Player

It is a truth universally acknowledged that all sci-fi stories stem from hope of reality. From Star Wars to Ender’s Game, writers have been enchanting readers and viewers with what we could only hope was the not too distant future. With the release of Ready Player One, the idea of living in a wholly emerged […]

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Research vs Experience

Research vs Experience: How do studies on remote working compare to reality?

At DistantJob we’ve gained our expertise in remote working the hard way. We don’t just specialise in finding the best global talent for your software development, but we work remotely ourselves. When we talk about how to manage distributed teams it’s because we’ve been there, done that and got the the t-shirt. Naturally, we keep […]

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Is Working from Home a Perk?

Is Working from Home a Perk?

One of my pet bugbears about working from home is how many people miss out the ‘working’ part when they think about what your day. I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been invited to daytime social gatherings and friends have looked put out when I’ve said no. The unspoken question is written […]

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How Hiring Remote Workers Will Boost Your Company’s Productivity

It is one thing to be busy, and quite another to be productive. Your employees can keep themselves occupied during working hours, without having much to show for it at the end of the day. And you will still have to pay them because they came to work. Quite galling, isn’t it? So long as […]

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Best Cloud Sharing Software

The Best Cloud Sharing Software For Virtual Teams

Cloud sharing software is required when managing a successful business with local workers and digital nomads. With it, you can organize documents, spreadsheets, communication, presentations, comments, file sharing and more. With this in mind, we took a look at the best cloud sharing software options to help you find the best one.   G Suite […]

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remote work diversity

How Embracing Remote Work Makes Companies More Diverse

Do you want a bigger rate of women candidates applying to work at your company? The solution might be to embrace remote work – especially if you are in the technology industry. The full range of benefits from recruiting for remote positions goes beyond women. Remote jobs help embrace variety. Hiring for remote positions allows […]

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4 Reasons why remote workers are Healthier - and why the boss should care

4 Reasons Why Remote Workers Are Healthier – And Why The Boss Should Care

Remote workers are more productive. Study after study has proved it’s true, whether it be hard figures reported by companies on the number of calls answered, or project hours spent or the more subjective question of asking an employee, ‘Do you think you get more done at home.’ One reason for that is that remote […]

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Remote Recruitment – The Path To Diversity Of Thought And Culture

Cultural diversity is a subject of increasing popularity among companies. The pressure for gender diversity has changed the way many companies around the world assemble their workforce. This shift brought with it a different kind of variety within work environments. Diversity of thought and culture is becoming a crucial factor for your team's performance. An […]

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Are Remote Workers Still the Future? (Spoiler: Yes, they are.)

In a piece for Bloomberg entitled “The Rise and Fall of Working From Home,” Rebecca Greenfield makes the case that the days of the remote workforce are numbered. Ms. Greenfield cites the example of Richard Laermer, owner of a New York-based public relations firms, who decided to let employees work remotely. After ten months of […]

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Wait…So you Manage a Remote Team?

  If somehow you’ve managed to put yourself in cryogenic sleep for the past 10 years ago and just woke up, first thing you need to know is that we landed a robot on Mars, and that working from home and being part of a remote team is quite a big thing nowadays. According to […]

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