Remote Work

Articles on remote work, telecommuting and working from home.

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Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019

My experience as a remote worker

Today, I’ll share what my experience has been like—it’ll be an honest look at the ups and downs of remote life. Hopefully, this context will be helpful if you’ve been considering remote work for yourself!

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

How to Make Remote a Success

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the P9 Founder Summit in Malta organized by Point Nine Capital. One of the workshops was about remote work. Soon after, I led a webinar for the #p9family and I thought I would share our experience at Bearer thus far.

Monday, Dec 9, 2019

Andreas Klinger, Head of Remote at AngelList: What Work Looks Like in the Future

Andreas Klinger and Anthony Pompliano discuss the future of work, the rise of remote work, best practices for managing remote teams, and a list of actionable productivity hacks that Andreas has seen work well in the past.

A guide to distributed teams

How thoughtful systems (and lots of emoji) make for happy, efficient teams—whether your desks are distributed across floors, cities, or continents.

Thursday, Dec 5, 2019

Weekly Remote Jobs

This week’s NODESK remote jobs newsletter features 37 new remote jobs, and includes a feature on Thorn.

Thursday, Nov 28, 2019

Weekly Remote Jobs

This week’s NODESK remote jobs newsletter features 30 new remote jobs, and includes a feature on Automattic.

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

Weekly Remote Jobs

This week’s NODESK remote jobs newsletter features 37 new remote jobs, and includes a feature on Piktochart.

Remote Work — Asynchronous Communication

Recently I’ve started a new role at a company where we are all working remote. While we are remote, some of the other companies we are working with are not, so I started thinking about what makes you able to work remote. I’d like to pass on some of what I think makes you a better communicator, not only for remote, but for any kind of group project in general, asynchronous communication.

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

The Remote Work Report. Will the office be obsolete by 2030? Knowledge workers think so.

Zapier recently commissioned a survey conducted online by The Harris Poll among over 880 U.S. knowledge workers (those who primarily work in a professional setting and use a computer as part of their job) to discover what’s at the heart of people’s desire to work remotely, and how it’s shaping the way we work.

Friday, Nov 15, 2019

Weekly Remote Jobs

I’m excited to share with you the first issue of the new NODESK remote jobs newsletter. Each issue will feature a digest of remote jobs from the past week as well as the occasional company profile and offbeat piece.

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019

The Manager’s Schedule Is Holding Back Remote Work

For some, the idea of working remotely is equivalent to laying around, watching Netflix (while working, of course), and going to happy hour by 3 p.m. For others, they can’t imagine driving into the office, being constantly interrupted, and leaving at the end of the day without a sense of accomplishment.

Monday, Nov 11, 2019

Cracking The Code Of Remote Working: Lessons From The Future Of Work

Remote work may be the future, but how do you do it?

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

Work Anywhere, Live in Vermont

The Remote Worker Grant Program was created by the Vermont Legislature to encourage professionals interested in moving to Vermont to make the leap.

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019

How Tulsa is persuading digital nomads to settle down

The city’s $10,000 incentive to relocate has captivated remote workers, but the program to plug them into their new community is making them stay.

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019

How do you move up in professional status as a remote worker?

How do you move into senior positions, and then lead positions as a remote developer? Is it even possible? As a remote software engineer I have low visibility and do not work with a team of on-site developers so I feel stuck in a holding pattern. Not to mention half the time my roles are temp roles. How do I cement myself as a bigger team player while staying remote, and gradually take on more leadership?

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

How remote work is quietly remaking our lives

Working from anywhere: the good, the bad, the lovely.

Friday, Oct 18, 2019

Stephen Wolfram on 28 Years of Remote Work

In this episode, Stephen shares with host Matt Mullenweg — another remote CEO — his perspective on the value of geo-distribution, and the processes his partially-distributed company uses to make world-changing software.

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

The Early Discipline of Remote Startups

This is often why we see remote and distributed companies invest in human resources functions earlier on. consequently, these businesses articulate their values sooner. They are more deliberate about their internal communication at far younger stages. They typically run meetings in more structured and formal ways.

Jason Fried: Optimizing efficiency and work-life balance

In this episode, Jason Fried, co-founder of Basecamp, shares his beliefs around achieving business success in a modern world which tends to disproportionately focus on the massive success stories (the outliers) … Perhaps most importantly, we get really deep into all aspects of work-life balance and what it really means to “work hard”.

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2019

How to Build Trust in the Remote “Workplace”

Building a company culture that assumes your team can’t be trusted is like playing basketball with one hand tied behind your back: you might be able to do it, but you’re never going to reach your full potential. The companies that empower their workers are going to win over companies who monitor them. The future of work is trust, not tracking.