The Perfect Cafe for Working Remotely Has These 29 Things

Originally posted on Josh Smith Digital Design:
There’s 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

Can being remote enhance agility?

Originally posted on John Yorke:
I am a very lucky person, I have my dream job. I work for a huge Solutions Provider as a member of their software consultancy group. The consultancy group has multiple physical offices in the St Louis area, and offices in Denver, New York and London. we have now decided…

Working in a room with a view: the FJWTS approach

Anthony Haynes writes: At the end of last month, we published a post based on a psychology paper (‘40-second green roof views sustain attention‘) by Kate E. Lee et al.  The upshot of the paper seems to be that workers in locations with attractive views seem to produce better work. Perhaps this helps to explain… Read More