Remote work doesn’t have to mean working alone.

Originally posted on John Yorke:
I have seen a number of articles recently that refer to the stages of remote work or maturity of your remote team as a linear progression to only one possible Nirvana. The Nirvana in question appears to be 100% independence, 100% asynchronous communication and no need to ever have any…

Challenges of working from home: the synoptic post

Anthony Haynes writes: Here we collate four posts, each of which deals with a challenge concerning working from home. Place Much blogging about working from home (Wfh) is positive in tone: many bloggers (a) advocate that employees should seek the right to work from home and (b) emphasise the potential benefits of wfh. As someone… Read More

The Perfect Cafe for Working Remotely Has These 29 Things

Originally posted on Josh Smith Digital Design:
There‚Äôs something energizing about working remotely from a cafe. The aromas of coffee and baked goods waft through the air. Caffeinated patrons read books until their dates or business associates arrive. Writers wearing headphones pound away on laptops. Why is everyone here? What makes the perfect cafe? by…

Review of genuinely useful blogs (IX): Emily Luigbregts PMP

Anthony Haynes writes: I regularly survey blogs focused on the talent sector and related fields, such as career development and human capital development. The quality of blogs varies hugely — in a way, that’s part of the fun of reading them: you never know what you’ll find. When I find a blog that is consistently… Read More

Talent acquisition: does location matter?

Anthony Haynes writes: Recently the topic of geographical location has risen in profile. This is a consequence of its connection to contentious debates in political economy. In France, Christophe Guilluy has pointed to the significance of geographical disparity: the elite live in metropolitan centres; ordinary people, who live far from those centres, experienced a much… Read More